First Methodist's Weekly Newsletterby Shelby Meeks
AUGUST 10 & 11
It's Promotion Weekend this weekend! Join us in celebrating the new school year as our children transition into the next grade. The Children’s and Student Ministry staff will be positioned around building A if you need assistance with finding the new classroom locations!
Children's Ministry Volunteers
WE NEED YOU! Volunteering for Children’s Ministry and pouring into the children is a great way to minister to families in our community. A team of great volunteers is what makes Children’s Ministry successful in the lives of the children. There are many opportunities to serve: Saturday Night, Sundays at 9:30 AM or 11:00 AM and Wednesday Nights. Contact Victoria Johnson to get plugged in or get more information!
Student Ministries Parent Meeting
AUGUST 18 • 5 PM • THE LOFT
Attention all parents of incoming 6th - 12th graders… Join us on Sunday, August 18 at 5 pm in the Loft for United Student Ministries Parent Night. This is a time for parents of students to learn of upcoming events, changes, and vision for the new year. Snacks and drinks will be provided. For more information on this event, contact Andrew Hudson.
Habitat Fall Build
SEPTEMBER 6 & 7
Be a part of the next Habitat for Humanity build in Ft. Worth and help make the dream of homeownership come true for a family in need of assistance. Volunteers of all skill levels, age 16 and up, are welcome to help; tools will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. (Volunteers ages 16-17 must have a release signed by their parents/guardians.) Spots are limited. Lunch will be provided. Check out our page for more information.
Study Begins Tuesday 9/17 6:30 PM - 8 PM or Wednesday 9/18 11 AM - 12:30 PM
Join us this fall for a seven-week women's Bible study, Set Apart, by Jessica LaGrone. Set Apart is a dynamic seven-week study of 1 and 2 Kings that examines the holy habits of the prophets and kings who were set apart by their close walk with God. Each week we will explore the central story of one of these intriguing men of God and the specific practice each observed, as well as what the Bible teaches about this practice. Go to our website for more information and to register. Childcare is available with registration.
Zoe India Trip
FEBRUARY 5-14, 2020
Zoe Ministry transforms the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children from poverty and neglect to self-sufficiency and community within three years. This happens through Education, Encouragement, and Advocacy. On February 5-14, 2020 First Methodist Mansfield will take a team to India who will serve under the direction of ZOE Ministry. On this journey, they will meet the young people involved in every level of the Empowerment Program to learn of their challenges and celebrate their successes. Team members will return as advocates for the ZOE Empowerment Program. Registration is now open!