First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

by Shelby Meeks
First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

Friday Night Respite Volunteers Needed
JULY 27 • 5:00PM • THE LOFT
A respite night is offered one Friday a month from 5:00-8:30 p.m. for special needs children and their siblings with dinner provided at no cost! We would love YOUR help if you are available to volunteer this Friday or any upcoming Friday Night Respite. Childcare will be available. For more information on this event or if you are interested in volunteering, contact Jamie Candler.

Boomers & Beyond Trip to the Dallas Aquarium
JULY 30 • 9:30AM • FMCM
Journey to the Dallas World Aquarium filled with rare and indigenous plants and animals. Monkeys, otters, toucans and crocodiles...and that's just the first exhibit! There is also a River Exhibit, The Aquarium, South African lagoon, and Mundo Mayo exhibit, so don't miss your chance and join Boomers and Beyond on this exciting excursion! We will meet up at the church and travel together by bus. Register today on our website.

College Mission Trip to Haiti
JANUARY 2019
Clean water is vital to sustain life but many people in Haiti don’t have access to it. College aged young adults are invited to an exploratory meeting to learn more about a mission trip to Haiti. The trip will be January 4-11, 2019 with the Water To Life Project and the Methodist Church of Haiti. Participants will be partnering with local churches to bring clean water and education to a rural community. Find out more by visiting us online.

5th Grade Fiesta
AUGUST 5 • 5PM • GYM
Students and families are invited to join us for our 5th grade Farewell Fiesta! This is for all students entering 6th grade and their parents. Children's and Student Ministries come together to send our 5th graders off to middle school ministry in style! Come celebrate with us over dinner as we learn all that is coming for your incoming 6th grader in student ministry. For more information and to register, visit our website!

First Place Kids Promotion Weekend
AUGUST 11 & 12
Join us for First Place Kids Promotion Weekend, when our littles and elementary aged children will promote to their new classes for the 2018-2019 school year. Come join the fun and meet your child's small group leader as we all celebrate this milestone together! Also don't forget to bring your backpack to church for a special blessing of the backpacks! For more information contact Andrea Roberts.