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. 

Roadside Church

The Roadside Church has been ministering with the unhoused population of McKinney since 2015. Every Sunday, they provide a welcoming space for all people to be fed and have their physical and spiritual needs met. You can learn more about the history and mission of The Roadside Church here.
First Methodist McKinney helps provide meals for Roadside’s Sunday worship services. Are you able to cook part of a meal? Please click here to sign up. If you feel called to volunteer in another way or would like more information, please reach out to Pam Parmley.



Caldwell Christmas in July

We are doing our Annual Backpack & School Supply Drive for Caldwell Elementary.  More information will be in The Echo this week!  Look for the Christmas tree in the hallway after church on 7/11 to pick up a tag to get a backpack or make a donation.  Then we will put them under the tree for Christmas in July!


MAD Camp 2021

Music Art Drama Camp 2021

What: Fine Arts camp to learn/produce/present a musical

Who: Kids entering 1st – 5th grades

When: July 6-10 from 9am to noon

Where: First Methodist McKinney


Farewell Celebration for Pastor Chris Ricwartz

Everyone is invited to join us for lunch, music, and memories as we say goodbye to Pastor Chris.

Sunday, June 27th

Noon @ The Hub Youth Building
Pastor Chris has served as our Youth Director for 20 years and has been appointed as Senior Pastor at Asbury UMC in Denton, TX. We want to shower Pastor Chris and his family with love as they begin their new adventure!   Click here to send a love offering. Select “McKinney special giving” and type “Rickwartz” in the memo or text “FIRSTUMC Rickwartz” to 73256.


Kids Bubble Bash

Sunday 6/6 from 5:30-7
All the details and the link to RSVP are on the Children’s Page.  Click here to sign up!


Youth Nerf Fun


Sunday 6/6 from 5:30 – 7

A night of total chaos!!  Bring your own nerf supplies and your best tactics for nonstop mayhem & merriment!


Panama Mission Meeting

Panama Mission Meeting
Monday May 24th @ 7pm
In the Parlor or on Zoom
For Zoom info, please email Ann Spaight


Your Group Can Meet!

Calling all small groups, Bible studies, and Sunday School classes!!  We’re excited to welcome everyone back!
Your group can meet any day, any time, in any room or outdoor space.  We can help meet your needs.  If you want to have your class hybrid (in person and on Zoom), we can help you set that up!  Each class will set their own mask policy.
If you have an existing group and want to reserve a meeting space, fill out this form.
If you want to start a new group or need help finding a group to join, email Pastor Abe.


Chapel Communion

Join Pastor James on Wednesday evenings in the chapel for a service with communion.  
Wednesdays at 6 pm


Sanctuary Prayer & Reflection

Join us for come and go prayer and reflection in our beautiful sanctuary.  Wednesdays from 11 – 1.  No RSVP needed.  Masks required.