First Methodist's Weekly Newsletterby Ann-Marie McLain
Ash Wednesday Service
7 PM • FEBRUARY 14 • SANCTUARY
Join us for the Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, February 14 to celebrate the start of Lent (this service will be streamed live). At First Methodist, we symbolize the beginning of our Lenten journey with the imposition of ashes. If you can not attend the service, starting the morning of February 14 from 6:30-8am and again from 11:30am-1pm, we will have a special time of reflection and the imposition of ashes in our Chapel.
WMC Thrift Store Open House
2 PM • FEBRUARY 18 • 703 E. BROAD STREET
In appreciation of the continued support from First Methodist members— Wesley Mission Center is offering an exclusive opportunity to tour the new Thrift Store from 2-4 pm and celebrate with refreshments! This is also a great time to do some spring cleaning and help them fill their new racks! We look forward to seeing you there!
Worship Arts Open House
7 PM • FEBRUARY 28 • CHOIR ROOM
Come to the Worship Arts open house for a Meet and Greet! This is a great time to join as we begin to work on the Easter worship music. We will need singers, instrumentalists, and bell ringers. Email Scott Ferrell for information on the choir and orchestra or contact Beth LaMee for more details on the handbell choir.
First Faith Tot Trot
MARCH 3 • ROSE PARK<br/ >Come run with us at the first community-wide Tot Trot! We will kick off the morning with a One-Mile Fun Run at 8:30am immediately followed by the 5K Run on the linear trail at 9am. To register and view packet pick-up information along with race times, visit the website or forward all questions to Brittni Blevins.
March Madness FX
5 PM • MARCH 4 • SANCTUARY
Join us for the March Madness FX. Our March theme is centered around finding peace in the everyday madness of our lives. Join us in the sanctuary at 5pm then follow us to the gym for a family dance. Invite your friends and family to join us for a fun night! One lucky family will be receiving 4 tickets to a Dallas Mavericks game!! For additional information, please contact Andrea Roberts.
6:30 PM • MARCH 7 • CHAPEL
Starting Point is a casual and relaxed gathering led by our Senior Pastor, David Alexander. All guests interested in joining our church are invited to learn more about our church, our mission, and what we believe. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet our pastors and members of our staff to ask questions. Childcare is available. Please register here.