Center for Transformative Prayer Fall Retreat

FALL RETREAT: Nature, Our Divine Chapel

Saturday September 23, 8:30am-1pm

At Roger and Elizabeth Smidt’s Home

1640 S. Bridgefarmer Rd., McKinney (bad weather location is the church)

RSVP to Pastor James

We will share good food throughout the morning while small groups of participants are guided in prayerful meditative experiences.  The retreat ends with Holy Communion.


Senior Living Specialists Seminar

Senior Living Specialists Seminar
First United Methodist Church McKinney
Next seminar: 9/28/2023
Time: 7pm
Second floor, Rooms E-215-225
Click here to register! Registration is required to attend. If you have any questions, please click here to email Kathy Parent or call the church office at 972-562-8556.
You are invited to hear from Paul Markowitz, Founder of Senior Living Specialists. Paul and his team operate a free service throughout DFW to families to assist them with selecting the appropriate senior living option and property based on individual needs, personality, and financial situation. Senior Living Specialists advise clients not only on which options to look at, they also provide questions to ask, and the pitfalls to avoid. 
This seminar is free of cost and open to anyone interested and needs information on resources for aging parents or relatives in the community. No preparation is required for this event.


Clothing Drive

July 16th – Aug 6th

Donate kids sizes 4-18 of gently used clothing or kids shoes in the Kids Zone (upstairs children’s area).  You can also donate new socks and underwear for children. It will be used for a back-to-school pop up for Feeding Friends & Families!


Operation: Hot Weather Rescue

We are providing ways for our friends experiencing homelessness to stay cooler during this extreme heat. We have an ice chest filled with cold bottles of water at The Hub. Would you like to donate waters or Gatorade? Do you have an old ice chest we could have to provide more? Are you interested in supporting this ministry? Please contact Pam Parmley to get involved. Text “sharingtheheart water” to 73256 or CLICK HERE TO GIVE.


Wear it & win!

Going on an adventure this summer? Or just running around the McKinney Square? Don’t forget to grab a picture in your Church T-shirt and share it with us!

There will be fun prizes for all sorts of categories. Take the best family pic, the biggest group photo, the cutest or silliest poses, photos with the most pastors or the best pets! Wherever you are, we want to see you Sharing the Heart in your Church shirt!
CLICK HERE to submit your pic or tag us on social media!
Don’t have a shirt?  You can get one at the coffee bar on Sunday mornings!


Red White & Boom

July 4, 2023 from 8-2 (set up and clean up) @ The Hub
Join us for our Third Annual Red, White & Boom event!  We will be serving free hot dogs and snow cones, providing a cooling station and diaper changing area, and sharing the heart of Christ from the heart of McKinney during the 4th of July parade.


Summer Lunch Bunch

Summer Lunch Bunch

Every Thursday, a dedicated group meets to pack lunches for those experiencing homelessness. We need items donated to fill the lunches! Please visit this link to sign up for items. If you would like to learn more, email Caitlin.


Family Resources

We have resources available to help talk to kids about traumatic events at this link.
The Pastoral Care phone number in case someone needs to speak with the on-call pastor: 469-408-6682.


Senior Sunday

May 21st in all services!

We are looking forward to celebrating this graduating class on May 21! Do you have a youth graduating from high school or are you graduating from high school and would like to be celebrated alongside the Class of 2023? Email CJ Rice for more information!


Roadside Church Meals

We provide home cooked meals as a part of the Roadside Church ministry for those experiencing homelessness.

Our church is responsible for the 2nd Sunday of every month. We need people to help provide the meal.

For more info and to sign up, please CLICK HERE or call/text Velvet Hammond at (214)726-6484.

Thank you for all your help!