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 Welcome!  We look forward to worshiping with and serving alongside you!

 

Ash Wednesday 3/6 services: noon & 6:30pm in the Chapel.
Lent services info on Worship page.

 

First UMC
216 W. Main St., PO Box 790, Edna TX 77957
361-782-3561
(Main St. & Allen St.)

Worship times:
9am Contemporary -Wesley Center,
11am Traditional -Sanctuary

Sunday School: for all ages, for more details see the Sunday School page under the Ministries tab.

Now hiring: Music Director, Nursery Director

Church Intruder Response Training 3/23 at LNRA HQ

Worship & Sunday School

Sunday Worship styles drawing people closer to God:

9:00 am Contemporary Worship – Wesley Center
(music led by Praise Band)

11:00 am Traditional Worship – Sanctuary
(music led by Choir,  piano / organ)

Nursery available – Education Building

Lent 2019

3/6 Ash Wednesday service: noon & 6:30pm – Chapel

4/14 Palm Sunday services: 9am & 11am

4/18 Maundy Thursday service: 6pm – Chapel

4/19 Good Friday services: noon (Courthouse yard) & 6pm – Chapel

4/20 Holy Saturday prayer & reflection [come & go]: 11am-1pm – Sanctuary

4/21 Easter Sunday services: 7am (Brackenridge Park church), 9am & 11am


Sunday School classes for ALL ages 10am:

2 years old – Pre K,   2nd floor Moon building,  Teachers: Jennifer Storz & Brandy Stansbury

Kinder – 2nd grade,   2nd floor Moon building,  Teacher: Jan Lewis

3rd – 5th grade,   2nd floor Moon building,  Teacher: Janie Riddle

6th – 12th grade,   2nd floor Moon building,  Teacher: Becky Hanys

Adult & College,   Wesley Center,  Teacher: Dave Storz

Adult: Messenger/ Covenant,   Library of Education Building,  Teacher: Paul Davis

Adult: Friendship,   Education Building,  Teacher: L. A. Parks

Adult: Round Table,   1st floor Moon Building,  Teachers: Butch & Pat Norell, (*starts at 9:30am, so people in Choir & Chimes can participate.)


Training (including background check) is for all those who volunteer or work with children or youth (Sunday School teachers & assistants, Youth Ministry leaders & assistants, helping with MYF or Youth Mid-Winter Retreat, Vacation Bible School, Little Church School teachers, Youth Summer Camp, or other children or youth events).  Training lasts for 2 years.

Please follow the 3 steps outlined at www.riotexas.org/safesteps and notify the church office.

Thank you for loving children, youth, and God!


Music is an important part of our worship services.

           Music Ministry rehearsals:
Harmony Chimes, 5pm Wednesdays in Choir Room

Chancel Choir, 6:15pm Wednesdays in Choir Room

Praise Band, 7:30pm Wednesdays in Wesley Center

About

Love God & Love Neighbor

Do all the good you can,
By all the means you can,
In all the ways you can,
In all the places you can,
At all the times you can,
To all the people you can,
As long as ever you can.
~ John Wesley

For more of our Distinctive Wesleyan Heritage: http://www.umc.org/what-we-believe/our-wesleyan-heritage

Ministries

Check the sub-pages for info on our ministries.

Happenings

Highlights:

Check out Calendar on the Calendar page under the Happenings tab.

Read our current Newsletter on the Newsletter page under the Happenings tab.

Check our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/fumcedna/  . 


March 23rd 8am – 4:30pm LNRA Headquarters, 4631 FM 3131, Edna, TX 
. Church Intruder Response Training
Your church can be secure, yet welcoming. A focus on security does not, and should not, compromise the mission of your church. Our 1-day training provides a quick overview of how these two important goals can complement one another in practice.

Who should attend?
Ushers, greeters, church leadership, security teams, parking teams, deacons and elders, volunteers, staff and volunteers in frequent contact with the congregation and visitors

To receive group discount (4 or more), contact church office to get on the list, then call Strategos 1-816-795-3768 to register giving them names of FUMC Edna & Pastor Kelli.

* Group Rate 2/7-3/22: $74.25 + $4.19 fee.

* Individual Rate 2/7-3/22: $99.00 + $5.33 fee
can register online or by phone.

https://www.strategosintl.com/intruder-response/

Lunch will be provided.
Local Point of Contact: Jeremy Crull    361-235-0329


April 28th noon Fellowship Hall
. High School Senior Graduate luncheon
. Going Away party for Kellie Brewer
. Retirement party for Beverly Hobratschk


May 12th Mother’s Day both services 9am & 11am
. Honoring Mothers and women who blessed the lives of others.


Mid-Week Ministries:
6:00 pm Wednesday Night Live – Fellowship Hall (September – May)
Meal then games and classes for 3rd-5th graders and 6th-12th graders to help them grow in their faith.


The “Soul Food Thursday” program, provided by the Fellowship and Nurture Committees and the Wesley Nurse program, meets each 1st Thursday each month.

There is a short Bible study at 11:30am, followed by a nutritious meal at noon in the Fellowship Hall.

This is open to the community!  All are invited to attend!  If you are interested in attending, PLEASE contact the church office at 782-3561 by Tuesday prior to the meal so we are able to prepare enough food to accommodate those wishing to attend!

So mark your calendars and plan to join us!  Fellowship follows the meal.


Youth summer camp scheduled for June 9-14, 2019 – SAVE THE DATE

Mission Trip scheduled for June 21-30, 2019  –  SAVE THE DATE

VBS scheduled for July 8-11, 2019   –  SAVE THE DATE

UMARMY scheduled to come to Edna July 14-20, 2019

 

Crossroads Emmaus Walks, gatherings, and other info at www.cremmaus.org .