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Rev. Dr. Brian Bosworth February 2019: The Methodist Movement- In 1745, John Wesley established the first of what would become a yearly Conference, whereby Wesley had the opportunity to meet with his preachers and discuss matters of polity and procedures in the Methodist movement according to Wesley and the People Called Methodists by Richard Heitzenrater. At that first Conference in 1745, there were 3 members of the clergy and 6 laypersons (most of the 6 were serving as lay preachers) who met with Wesley. Over time, these yearly or annual Conferences would work to address other needs of this missional minded and growing movement.… Read More
Rev. Ricky Harrison February 2019: Now it Springs Forth! The View from Pecan Street- Two months ago, at the start of Advent, we celebrated the Grand Launch of weekly worship at Pecan Street Mission. This is a dream that has long been in the making here in the First Methodist family. The voice of God has long been whispering among this community, “Behold, I am about to do a new thing…” Where there used to sit an old Fire Station, this community heard the whisper of God’s dream for what became the Methodist Activity Center. Where Asbury Hall used to sit empty on Sunday mornings, this community heard the… Read More


Spring Reconnect- Spring Reconnect MAC (Methodist Activity Center) Dinner starts at 5:45, studies at 6:30 Join us as we dive into "Simon Peter, Flawed but Faithful Disciple" by Adam Hamilton. Read More
Can You Help?- Volunteers Needed Many available opportunities to use your gifts and talents. Some available opportunites - Worship Assistants (Communion Server), Youth Department, Children's Department, Office Help. Contact the church office if… Read More
candlelight Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship: December 24, 2018- Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship Monday, December 24, 2018 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. We will be having our Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship on Monday, December 24, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.… Read More


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February 10, 2019

The Now Jesus

February 3, 2019

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