Welcome to First UMC in Decatur, TX

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Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world!


August 2019: Hello Church - Hi Church! Kelly and I have received such a warm welcome from each of you.  From the goodies waiting for us at the house on moving day, to the name tag effort so we can get to know your name, to the wonderful reception following our first Sunday, every detail has been attended to with such grace and care!  We are overwhelmed at the warmth of your spirit which has helped us feel right at home!  Thank you! In an effort to continue to get to know you better, the SPRC members have scheduled several… Read More
Rev. Ricky Harrison July 2019: Food is Sacred - There’s something intrinsically sacred about food, especially when shared with other people. After the Israelites are freed from slavery in Egypt, they complain to Moses about empty stomachs and parched throats, so God provides water, manna bread, and quail (what a feast!). Elijah, wandering through the same wilderness, meets a widow with a child literally starving to death. The widow invites Elijah into her home to share the very last bits of bread she has, and God shows up with enough bread to fill the stomach of the widow and her child for the rest… Read More


Blessing of the Backpacks - Blessing of the Backpacks Sunday, August 11  •  8:30 & 10:50 Worship Services We invite all students, teachers, or other school staff to come and receive a blessing. All will… Read More
Back to School Burger Bash - Back to School Burger Bash Sunday, August 11  •  12:00 pm Fellowship Hall The church will provbide hamburgers and hotdogs. Bring a side dish and/or dessert to share. We will… Read More
Lunches For Seniors - Lunches for Seniors FUMC Fellowship Hall Tuesdays 11:30 - 1:00 Meals are provided for free to any area senior citizen each Tuesday from 11:30 - 1:00 Sponsored by Meals on… Read More


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