New and Upcoming
New classes and Bible studies. Great volunteer opportunities.  Ways to respond to community needs.  When something new is coming to First Methodist, you’ll find it posted here.
Or, if you’d rather the news come to you, sign up for our newsletter here.  If you have something you’d like announced or publicized, email Caitlin. 

ESL Classes

Registration is now open for ESL classes.  They will be on Wednesday nights and childcare is provided.  The cost is $20 for materials.  Learn more and register on our ESL page.


Youth Dinners are Back!

Want to feed our youth?  Your class, small group, or buddies can sign up to help!  For more info, email Deidre Imthurn or Steph Tyson.


UPDATED: Confirmation Orientation

Attention families of 6th Graders! NEW TIME – RESCHEDULED
Confirmation Orientation will be held on 8/22 at 9am and 10:05am in the Worship Area of The Hub.
If you have questions or would like to volunteer, please email Deidre!


Blessing of the Backpacks

Blessing of the Backpacks!
August 15th at all services and at the Fresh Start Fair
Bring your backpack or workbag and receive a tag and prayers from our church family!


August Blood Drive

August 22nd  Blood drive

8 to 12:30

Church St. Auditorium, lower level


·         Bring your ID

·         Wear a face covering

·         Drink and eat a lot before coming

·         Make an appointment online

·         Use the Quickscreen questionnaire on your phone the day of donation:

·         We will also have QR Code to scan


Caldwell Backpacks – Help Needed!

Do you want to help?
We have had an amazing response buying backpacks and school supplies for our friends at Caldwell Elementary.  But now, we need help getting all the materials sorted and ready for the kids!
If you are interested in volunteering, please click here to sign up.  We will be working Thursday, July 29 at 10 am.


Grinch Movie Party!

Join us on Christmas (in July) Eve, Saturday 7/24 for a special movie event!  We will gather to watch The Grinch in Dyer Hall at 6pm.
Bring your own picnic blanket and Who Pudding to enjoy during the movie.  This is fun for the whole family and we can’t wait to have dinner and a movie with you!


Calling all Groups!

Does your group want a booth at the Fresh Start Fair?  This is a great way to introduce your ministry area to new members and visitors!  We will help you set up, print cards or brochures, and even let you borrow our famous (or infamous) hotdog costume!
Let us know you’re interested by visiting our Fresh Start Fair page or by emailing Caitlin.


Youth Mystery Trip

Youth Mystery Week
Adult Chaperones and Students going into 7th through 12th grade are welcome to sign-up for any and all fun-filled days!
**Details regarding drop-off and pick-up will be emailed out the day before the event.**
TUESDAY (7/13) – 2:00-6:00pm. Cost is $10/person. Bring extra money for snacks.
WEDNESDAY (7/14) – 6:30-10ish pm: Family Night! Cost is $18 per person (includes a $10 food credit).
THURSDAY (7/15) – 8:15am-3:45pm. Meet in Plano at Parker Road DART Station. Cost is $15 for the main event. Please bring $6 for DART day pass (or buy ahead online), money for your lunch, and any other expenses you might want.
FRIDAY (7/16) – 6:00-10:00pm. No Cost.
SATURDAY (7/17) – 1:00-5:00pm. Cost is $20. Please bring money for any food, drinks, or extras you may want.
Parents… feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need more information.


Fresh Start Fair

Save the Date for Fresh Start Fair on 8/15
We will bless our backpacks and get ready to start a fresh fall!
There will be booths from lots of our small groups, mission groups, music groups, and more!  Find where you fit! 
We will also have prizes, a dunk tank, games, and food trucks!  Come have fun and fellowship!  More information is on our Fresh Start Fair page.