Pastor’s Blog

Online Giving NOW Available - We know that it can be very inconvenient to mail your church offering or drop off your offering to the church.  So we are now adding another option for you to give your tithes and offerings to First Methodist Church of Forney. This is called e-giving (electronic giving)\ and many people have already started using it. Click on the link… Read More
Church at First Methodist Forney – March 22, 2020 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYwtLLdvjoo&feature=youtu.be Read More
Communications from the Pastor 3/19/2020 - JOHN 4:7-15 “Thoughts On Jesus’s Encounter With A Samaritan Woman”             My Grandfather was born in Lampasas, Texas; he later moved to and lived out his life in Tahoka, Texas where he homesteaded and farmed cotton until he died the mid-1960s.  It is interesting that both places had very similar names, Lampasas and Tahoka, which in the American Indian dialect… Read More
From the Pastor’s Desk… - Jesus Dines with US According to the Bible, Jesus ate a lot. Specifically, he ate a lot with others. I know of no Biblical passages where it was recorded that he ate alone. In Luke 14:15 Jesus proclaims, “Blessed is the man who will eat at the feast of the  kingdom of God.” We see a glimpse of Jesus’ vision… Read More
Pastor’s Blog - Back to school — Back to Church Yes it is that time. Time to get back to our routines. We will begin the new school year with a blessing of the backpacks— (Gina tells me that we will bless 52 of them). Other back to school events include: our school employees appreciation breakfast (led by Mary Baker and Ken Mendez);… Read More
Pray for America - If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.   2 Chronicles 7:14 (NIV)   Read More
To God’s Children Gathered at First UMC Forney - General Conference 2019 has come and gone. It was called to deal with matters concerning human sexuality. Specifically, it was charged to receive the report of the Way Forward Committee which presented three (3) plans designed in order to move our conference forward on the above mentioned matters. There was the One Church Plan, the Traditional Plan and the Connectional… Read More
The Call to Discipleship - When Jesus calls us to deny ourselves, he is not saying I want you to lose your individual self. Rather, he is saying, “do not build your identity upon temporal things of this world. Popularity, success, accumulation of things are temporary, they are fleeting. The Bible says these things will, like flowers of the grass, fade away. There is a… Read More