First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

by Shelby Meeks
First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

Starting Point
JUNE 26 • 6 PM • SANCTUARY
Starting Point is a casual and relaxed gathering led by our Senior Pastor, David Alexander. All guests interested in joining the church are invited to learn more about the church, our mission, and what we believe. This is an opportunity to ask questions and meet our pastors and members of our staff. Childcare is available. Visit our website to register.

Dr. Jim Conner's Retirement
JUNE 29 & 30
We want to invite you to be in worship with us this weekend as we celebrate Pastor Jim’s retirement and his 42 years of ministry.Pastor Jim will be preaching all of our sanctuary services. He will be in the Atrium after each service for you to share your words of thanks, and we will have a special reception for Jim following our 11am worship hour! 

Respite Volunteers
JUNE 28
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 are in need of some friendly volunteers to help make these Friday nights fun! Registration and intake forms are required and you can do so here. For questions on volunteering, contact Jamie Candler!

Mission Week Adults Needed
Due to an increased number of students that have signed up to be part of United Mission Week, we are in need of more Work Team Adults. If you are over the age of 18 and are wanting to be part of this fun and important week, contact Andrew Hudson.

USO Donations
THE WHOLE MONTH OF JULY
In conjunction with the USO Outreach Program, our Military Support Group is holding a supply drive for items soldiers traveling through DFW Airport. Collection stations will be available outside of worship spaces all throughout July. These items will be used by and for Military Personnel who travel through DFW Airport. To view a full list of items needed, click here.

Big Hope
JULY 12 • 4:00 PM • LOFT
Want to make a difference in a child’s life? Just one hour a week as a mentor can have a huge and lasting impact on a child. Please join us for a fun-filled evening to learn more about the Big Hope Program and our amazing partnership with Ponder Elementary and Big Brother’s Big Sisters. Join us Friday, July 12th from 4-6pm in the Loft! Go to their page for more information!