National Day of Prayer – May 2nd

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First United Methodist Church Forney to Observe National Day of Prayer We will be open for you to pray from 9am-7pm   The National Day of Prayer is a vital part of our heritage. Since the first call to prayer in 1775, when the Continental Congress asked the colonies to pray for wisdom in forming a nation, the call to …

Explanation of the Cross

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“The Cradle, The Cross and The Crown   The Cradle – The Cradle is the Zenith of love. Jesus was born in a human manger to common parents by human standards.   The Cross – The Cross is the Pinnacle of sacrifice. Jesus was born under the shadow of the cross.  In that shadow He learned to walk, talk, live …

UMW Meeting April 7, 2019

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United Methodist Women Our next meeting is Apr. 7th after traditional Service Hostesses: Ruthie Newell & Margo Lacey (desserts, drinks) Ladies: Please bring a picnic item to share Speaker: Judy Collins, Chaplain at Texas Health Kaufman Collection items:  plastic Easter eggs and/or Candy to put in them for the church egg hunt   ***Special Reminders*** UMW is serving at the Easter Egg Hunt …

2019 Seder Meal with Jews For Jesus Speaker

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SUSAN PERLMAN OF JEWS FOR JESUS TO SPEAK IN OUR FAMILY LIFE CENTER ON TUESDSAY, APRIL 16TH AT 6:00 P.M. There will be a traditional Jewish meal to follow the ceremony. Please reserve your attendance with the church office at 972-564-2122, or contact Connie Ingersoll at 927-564-2122. Susan Perlman is a Brooklyn-bred Jews for Jesus Co-Founder. She worked directly with …

2019 Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Musical

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* Tenebrae Musical and Living Last Supper Make plans to join in worship as the Chancel Choir presents the Tenebrae musical It Is Finished on Maundy Thursday, April 18th, 6:30pm, in our sanctuary.   “Tenebrae” comes from the Latin meaning “shadows” or “darkness”, so it is a service of shadows.  The Tenebrae service makes use of gradually diminishing light through …

2019 Palm Sunday and Easter Services

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* Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday Traditional Worship Services   Join us in worship as our Chancel Choir will be joined by our Children’s Choirs and Brass / Percussion Instrumentalists with traditional triumphant music during the 11am traditional service on Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019.   Our friend Lonnie Parks will again be joining the choir and the instrumentalists on …

2019 Wednesday Night Fellowship

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5:00pm, Wee Praise  Children’s Choir (K-2nd), Sanctuary 5:30pm, King’s Singers Children’s Choir (3rd-6th), Sanctuary 6:00pm, Fellowship Dinner, Family Life Center 6:30pm, UMYF Bible Study, Student Building 2nd floor 6:30pm, J.A.M. Jesus and Me (Pre K-4th), Student Building 6:30pm, Club 56 (5th and 6th Grade ONLY), Student Building 6:30pm, Adult Bible Study, Family Life Center Parlor 6:30pm, Chancel Choir Practice, Sanctuary …