And every day in the temple and at home they did not cease to teach and proclaim Jesus as the Messiah. Acts 5:42

Current and Upcoming Events

Wednesday Evening Meals

Come join us on Wednesday evenings for “Midweek Meals” 5:30– 6:15! Delicious, nutritious, filling meals and fun prepared by members of your church family. Each Wednesday, a different team of “gourmet chefs” prepare a meal just for you! You can come for fellowship and dining and finish in time to attend the class you have signed on for, or….just stay and enjoy chatting with your friends. Make Wednesdays a habit…best meal in town, especially for the price: $3.00/adults, 2.00/youth, 1.00 /children.

Menu for this Wednesday: Sloppy Joes, Cole Slaw, Chips, and Cake.                                 

Volunteer Coordinator Needed for Operation Christmas Child

We are looking for a volunteer coordinator who is passionate about this ministry and the church’s participation in it. Someone who is willing to encourage others to be involved and help with the overall project. FMI contact Sherrie Walker in the Church Office.

Boy Scout Popcorn Fundraiser, Sunday Oct. 9

Troop 1 will be selling popcorn in FirstPlace Café onOctober 9. Stop by to purchase your popcorn and help support Troop 1!

Undee Sunday

“Somebody’s Rusty” is hosting “Undee Sunday”, October 2nd. Please bring unopened packages of men’s and women’s socks and underwear. All donations will be distributed to homeless and displaced men and women in our community. FMI contact Candis Hicks at 325-763-7387 or

Music At First Methodist

The first concert in the new season of ‘Music At First Methodist’ is September 29. We’ll be welcoming the well-known Permian Basin String Quartet from Midland. They are the four principal string players of the Midland Symphony. The concert is at 7 PM in the sanctuary, all ages are welcome but infant and toddler care is available by calling the church office, 655-8981, and asking for Amanda. This is a great chance to invite friends who love music to our church. These concerts are presented as an outreach of the music ministry through generous gifts to the music designated fund.

Advent By Candlelight

The beloved Advent by Candlelight for Women will be held on Monday, November 28. Reservations are required and will be accepted beginning October 15. For reservations, contact Pat Massey at 949-7447 home, 234-3688 cell, or at Early reservations will not be accepted.

                  Sunday Service Bulletin Announcements

Unable to attend worship on last Sunday? Click to see last Sunday’s bulletin announcement sheet.

MESSENGER Newsletter from FirstChurch

 Pick up a hard copy of the current Messenger in First Place Café or the church office.

To contribute your FUMC news, leave word in the church office at 325-655-8981.

Looking for an old Messenger article? Call the church office at 325-655-8981.


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