Upcoming Events

See what's coming up in the church!


Sunday, September 17:

9:30 am Sunday School
10:30 am Worship
2:00 pm Chancel Handbell Choir

Monday, September 18:
6:00 pm Missions Committee Meeting—El Chicos

Tuesday, September 19:
9:30 am Staff Meeting

1:30 pm Blue Group - Charlie’s Angels CR

Wednesday, September 20:
12:15 pm Mid-week Worship
4:30 pm Celebration Choir and Ringers
5:15 pm Power Pack
6:00 pm Chancel Choir Practice

Thursday, September 21:
6:00 pm Basketball in the Gym


September 24
3rd Grade Bible Presentation
Celebration Choir sings in Worship

September 25
5:20 pm—Monday Night Bible Study –Parlor

September 26
5:15 pm—Finance Committee in the Parlor

September 28
7:00 am—Men’s Prayer Breakfast—Johnny B’s

October 1
Administrative Board Meeting following Worship

October 7
Bible Boot Camp—Ferncliff Camp
and Conference Center

October 8
Blessing of the Animals—3:00 pm
Purple Group serves at Randy Sam Shelter

October 15
Children’s Sabbath—Children lead in Worship
Celebration Choir and Ringers sing and ring
5:00 p.m.—6:30 p.m. “Dinner on the Grounds”

October 22
2:30 pm—Charge Conference in the Cabe

November 5
All Saint’s Sunday
“Night of Worship”—6:00 pm in the Sanctuary

November 19
Churchwide Thanksgiving Dinner in the Cabe

December 3
2:30 p.m.—An Advent Service of Lessons and Carols

December 17
Christmas Music Service

Our organizations

  • September's Kids Events!

  • Men's Prayer Breakfast

    Contact Cliff Fricks or the church office

    Men of all ages Gather for Prayer and Devotional, We meet every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at Johnny B's resturant. 

    Johnny B's is located at 224 East 6 th Street in Downtown Texarkana, AR.

  • Men's Basketball - Family Life Center

    Contact Stephen Robbins, Rick Huntze, or the church office

    Men's basketball meets in the Family Life Center on Thursdays from 6-8 Pm. All skill levels welcomed!

  • Bible Study

    Contact Penny in the church office
  • FUMC Story Society

    Contact Patti Lyle or the church office

    FUMC Story Society is a book club that meets the frst Friday of each month in the church parlor. We enjoy lunch provided by volunteers and discuss a book we have read. Each month, we choose a new book to read and discuss, Everyone is welcome.

  • Blue Group

    Contact Patti Lyle or the church office

    Blue group is a Ladies Bible Study and Community group. We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month at 1:30-3:00 in the Charlie's Angels Suday School Room for study and fellowship. We vary on Bible study books and topics. Each study is 5-8 sessions and we select them togther. We meet September through May.

  • United Methodist Women

    Contact Kathy Hudson or the Church Office

    Second Thursday monthly at 11:30 Am -12:30 Pm in the Church parlorLight lunch served with short program or devotionalService project collections announced monthly.

  • Chancel Choir

    Contact Larry Dymott or church office

    Principal Choir of the Church that sings and leads in worship on Sunday mornings and for Seasonal Services. Highschool students through Adults of all ages, with a gift of singing are invited and welcomed!

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  • Chancel Handbells

    Contact Larry Dymott or church office

    The Chancel Handbell Chior is comprised of eleven to thirteen individuals who enjoy ringing English Handbells together. Some musical background is helpful, and we are willing to train interested individuals. Highschool Students through adults of all ages are invited and welcomed!

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  • Celebration Chior

    Contact Larry Dymott or the church office

    Celebration Chior is the Children's Chior of First UMC. Second through sixth grades with a gift of singing, and who want to learn more about singing, are invited and welcomed! Celebration Chior members also participate in celebration Ringers.

    They sing once a month during the school year, and also for seasonal services.

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  • Celebration Ringers

    Contact Larry Dymott or the church office

    Celebration Ringers is comprised of children in the second to sixth grades. They learn the art of handbell ringing, and play in Worship two to four times a year. Celebration ringers also participate in Celebration Chior.

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