Mark Your Calendars

Christmas Cantata

December 16th


A Noel Celebration: Sounds and Stories of Christmas will be performed THIS Sunday, December 16th at the 11:00 AM service. Come experience the Spirit and Reason for the Season!

Grief Support Group

December 16th


During Sunday School hour on 3rd Sundays, a Grief Support Group will meet in Wesley Hall. ANYone is welcome, and this is a group that will grow and shrink according to individuals’ needs. We will address issues common to ANY kind of grief (not just death or illness).

Christmas Movie Night

December 16th


This Sunday, December 16th is the last youth group of the year. They are meeting at 5:00 PM for dinner and a Christmas Movie! They will set up the youth room like a movie theater and it should be lots of fun. They will have popcorn and possibly some Christmas crafts. Bring a friend and we hope everyone can make it! See you Sunday!

Traveler's Christmas Service

December 21st


We will have a special Christmas Eve Service for travelers on Friday, December 21st at 6:00 PM.

Candlelight Services

December 24th


Our Christmas Candlelight Services will be Monday, December 24th. You have your choice of attending the 2:00 PM or 6:00 PM services. 

Christmas Lunch

December 25th


We will offer Christmas lunch on Tuesday, December 25th from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.


For more information or to volunteer, contact Liz Crawford at ecrawL64@yahoo.com


Here’s a chance to minister to those who might need company or a little help with Christmas dinner. You can:   


1) donate warm socks, gloves, coats, shampoo, conditioner, and soap.

2) volunteering to set up and decorate Monday, December 23rd, after 11:00 worship


Christmas Schedule

December 16, 11:00 Sanctuary service – Musical/Cantata Sunday

Friday, Dec 21, 6:00 p.m. – Christmas Eve service for travelers

Monday, Dec 24, 2 or 6 p.m. - Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

Tuesday, Dec 25, 11:30-1:30 - Christmas Lunch

Order Your Poinsettias

In keeping with a lovely tradition here at FUMC, the altar will be decorated in poinsettias on Sunday, December 23rd and Christmas Eve.

 

Poinsettias may be given in memory of a loved one; in celebration of a special event; in honor of a special person; in appreciation of someone; or other appropriate manner. Please plan to leave your poinsettia in the church until after the 6:00 Christmas Eve service.

 

If you wish to purchase a poinsettia, cost is $12; please turn in orders no later than noon, Monday, December 17th. Look for order forms in Sunday’s bulletin.

Give a "Living Gift"

Instead of buying that dust catcher your friend will probably never use, give a “Living Gift.”  Give a donation to the Mission Program of FUMC. Friends and loved ones will receive a lovely card of acknowledgement.  These monies will go to local and global mission needs.


(Minimum donation $10.00)


Donations need to be in Dec. 17th so they can be mailed for Christmas.


Please contact the church office for more information.

Coats for Kids - Kids INC

Grand Prairie's Kids INC (In Need of Clothing) is collecting coats for kindergarteners to high schoolers until Dec. 21. Please bring new coats with tags to the church foyers.

How to Dress for Church

Friends, it’s that time of year when we guess about the weather. We tried to turn the heat on for the sanctuary building, and the water refused to heat up.

 

So? Dress in layers. Be prepared for shifting temperatures in our buildings in case we guess wrong and/or the machinery doesn’t want to function.

Check Out Our Programs

There's more to FUMCGP than Sunday mornings!

 

Come try us out:


For children’s activities on Wednesdays 4-6.


For youth activities on Sundays noon-4. Lunch is included!


For adult studies on Sunday mornings in a choice of Sunday School

classes and a Wednesday bible study.


For young adult fellowship Tuesdays in homes, supper & prayer group.


For men’s fellowship second Saturdays 7:30 a.m. at Outlaw’s Barbecue.


For missions first Tuesdays’ vaccination clinic, second Saturdays’ food

distribution, or in the community garden


Also, let's not forget that Wednesday night and Sunday activities are back!

 

Every Wednesday:

5:00 - 6:30 PM  Supper - Wesley Hall

5:30 - 6:00 PM  Hand Chimes - Children's Building

5:30 - 6:00 PM  Bible Study (Grades 3 - 5) - Children's Building

6:00 - 6:30 PM  Spirit Ringers(Grades 3 - 5) - Children's Building

6:00 - 6:30 PM  Bible Study (Ages 4 years - 2nd Grade) - Children's Building

6:30 - 7:15 PM KIDS Choir (Ages 4 years - 5th Grade - Children's Building

6:30 - 7:00 PM  Celebration Ringers (Adult Bell Choir) - Children's Building

6:00-7:00 PM  English Bible Study – Wesley Hall

7:00 PM  Spanish Language Worship - Chapel

7:15 PM  Chancel Choir Rehearsal -  Choir Room


Every Sunday:

12:00 - 2:15 PM  EPIC – Youth Building

2:15 - 2:45 PM  Youth Orchestra - Choir Room

2:45 - 3:30 PM  Youth Bells - Children's Building

3:30 - 4:00 PM  Youth Choir - Choir Room

GP Food & Clothing Co-op

Pantry Needs:  CANNED SOUP, CANNED MIXED VEGETABLES, CANNED BEANS and cash to purchase needed items. Just drop your donation off at church or the Co-op.


NOTE: Please check expiration date on all food items.  The Co-op CANNOT give out expired items.



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Sundays:


  8:45AM  Worship - Baker Chapel

  9:45AM  Sunday School

11:00AM  Worship - Sanctuary

11:00AM Comunidad Cristiana Multicultural  - Youth Building

11:00 AM  Ignite Worship - Chapel