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

Prayer requests



Lenten series, small group study, resources info here.

Lenten devotional booklet FREE downloadable PDF: Living Well Through Lent 2021 and en Español: Vivir una buena Cuaresma en el 2021.

Little Church School info here.

Love In Action  ideas here.

Now hiring details here.

Worship online & COVID-19 response info   for adaptions & changes in this time.


First United Methodist Church
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,
Facebook for more info here

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

 

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


Sunday School classes for ALL ages 10am:

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

Kinder – 5th grade,   2nd floor Moon building,  Teacher: Jennifer Storz

6th – 12th grade,   2nd floor Moon building,  Teacher:  Colleen Fellers

Adult & College,   Wesley Center,  Teacher: David Storz

Adult: Messenger/ Covenant,   Parlor of Moon Building,  Teacher: Paul Davis and Tia Patton

Adult: Round Table,   1st floor Moon Building,  Teachers: Butch & Pat Norrell, (*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.  The whole process can now be completed online.

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  (September 9th-May, resume in 2021)

Chancel Choir, 6 pm Wednesdays in Choir Room  (resume in 2021)

Praise Band, 7:30pm Wednesdays in Wesley Center

 

About

Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world!

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

Happenings

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/  .


Lenten 2021 Devotional paper booklets from Living Compass will be available on Sundays or curbside pick up during office hours.  PDF version is available for download on our home page.


Lent ideas to grow closer to God during this Lenten season, download Lent prep list here.


Committed to Christ series – cards

Committment Card – Introductory

Committment Card – Week 1

Committment Card – Week 2

Committment Card – Week 3

 

A way to help you read more of the Bible


Our Lenten study is Committed to Christ: Six Steps to a Generous Life (Adult Readings and Study Book) by Bob Crossman.  This book in paper or digital formats is available where you buy books.

We will meet for 6 weeks on Wednesdays at 6:30pm: 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, and 3/31.

We will meet for 6 weeks on Thursdays at 10:30am: 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, and 4/1.

This study will correspond to my Lenten sermon series.


Children’s Easter Party & Powell Family Egg Hunt:
Sunday, March 28th  10am Fellowship Hall
For 6th grade and younger
RSVP by Monday, March 22nd to the church office fumcedna@gmail.com or 361-782-3561  with the number of children attending and their ages.
Please bring our own basket, and bring a non-perishable food or toiletry item for Helping Hands.


Safe Gathering background check & trainings: 

All 3 steps can now be completed online, Safety Steps — Rio Texas Annual Conference.  If you have questions, ask Pastor Kelli. 


 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.  If you would like to provide the meal, please contact the church office.


The “Soul Food Thursday” program, provided by the Fellowship and Nurture Committees and the Wesley Nurse program, meets each 1st Thursday each month.  [take-out only until further notice ]   

Lunch in take-out containers ready at 11:30am.  A printed devotional is available with each lunch.

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


SAVE THE DATE:

Vacation Bible School May 24-27, 2021, more details to come.


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