Christmas


Christmas Eve Special Offering

Christmas Eve Special Offering


Posted By on Dec 19, 2020

This Christmas season, we will be taking a special offering for the Methodist Children’s Home in Waco.  The mission of the MCH is to equip children, youth, and families with the tools to flourish by offering hope through Christ-centered relationships, services, and support. The MCH has a residential program, as well as family outreach, spiritual development, and transition services.  To learn more about the Methodist...

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Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

Christmas Eve Candlelight Services


Posted By on Dec 19, 2020

Please call the church office to make your reservation.  Our Christmas Eve worship service capacity is 100 people for each service.  We ask you to please wear a mask.  We will seat by household with 6 feet between groups. We will stream the 7:00 service online for those who chose to worship at home.  Communion elements and candles are available in the church office during normal business hours.  Here is the PDF Christmas Eve Order of...

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“A Garland of Carols”

“A Garland of Carols”


Posted By on Nov 21, 2020

In lieu of our annual Christmas cantata, the Music Ministry will present “A Garland of Carols.”  This worship service of music and scripture will be held on Sunday, December 13th, at 10:30 am in our Sanctuary. The service will be presented by the Wesley Ringers handbells, organist Bonnie Few Walker, and musicians from Stephen F. Austin State University (strings ensemble and brass quintet). Music, scriptures, and narration to prepare...

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Weekly Bible Study in December

Weekly Bible Study in December


Posted By on Jul 16, 2020

Beginning Wednesday, December 2nd, Pastor Jacob Smith will lead a three-week study over various elements of the Christmas season.   The class will meet in person on Wednesdays (Dec 2, 9, and 16) at 11:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.  (A recording of the class will also be broadcast on the church website and on Facebook each Thursday (Dec 3, 10, and 17) at 12:00 noon for those unable to attend on Wednesday.) The class will look at stories of...

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Advent and Christmas at FUMC


Posted By on Nov 19, 2019

The season of Advent, which comes from the Latin word adventus meaning “coming” or “visit,” begins four Sundays before Christmas and ends on Christmas Eve. Advent is the beginning of the liturgical year for Christians. During Advent, we prepare for, and anticipate, the coming of Christ. We remember the longing of Jews for a Messiah and our own longing for, and need of, forgiveness, salvation and a new beginning. Even as we look...

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Christmas Poinsettia Orders 2020

Christmas Poinsettia Orders 2020


Posted By on Nov 4, 2019

It’s time to place your annual order for sanctuary poinsettias.  They are a beautiful way to honor or remember a family member, friend, or loved one.  Poinsettias are 11.00 each and may be ordered through the Church Office between now and November 23rd.  This will insure that they are received in time to be placed in our sanctuary for the “Hanging of the Greens” service that marks the start of Advent on November...

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