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First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

by Shelby Meeks
First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

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. Through the gift of their presence, friendship, and support, the value and hope that a caring adult brings to a child's life is powerful. 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! There will be guest speakers, current mentors and kids, Big Hope alumni, refreshments and lots of information about how you can become a mentor. For more information please contact Christian Noyes

Mission Week Closing Service
JULY 18 • 5:30 PM • SANCTUARY
This week, 300 students and adults will be serving our local community, being the hands, feet, and heart of Christ in a variety of ways! We want to invite everyone to celebrate with us at our closing worship service on Thursday, July 18 at 5:30pm in our sanctuary.

Embracing Differences in Marriage
JULY 20 • 9 AM • CHAPEL
Led by our couples team and licensed counselors, this half-Saturday retreat will help you learn about your strengths as a couple and as a person. We will talk about personality types and ways that we handle challenges! Lunch and childcare are provided upon registration!

Free Children's Music Camp
JULY 22-25 & 28
Join us for a fun and exciting week where we use music, drama, and motions to tell biblical stories and explore our faith. This camp will be for children entering the 2nd grade-6th grade. Music Camp is FREE and at the end of the week, we will be leading our 11 o'clock Traditions worship service in the Sanctuary on Sunday, July 28. We also have an opportunity for your "littles" to be a part of our musical. Children, age 4-6 can participate in our mini-camp where they will learn a few songs that they will perform with the older kids in the worship service. They will rehearse from 5-5:30 pm in the Choir room July 22-25. Register for this event on our website!

USO Donations
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 throughout the whole month of 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.

Triumph Sports Camp
At First Methodist Mansfield, we believe sports can be a means to help show kids God's love in a fun and positive environment. Every child will learn about the Bible, have tons of fun, and come home each day wanting more! Sports Camp will include sports like Basketball, Soccer, Football plus a whole lot more.  Make sure to register to join in on all the sports fun!