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. 
 

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!

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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!


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MAD Camp

What: Music, Arts and Drama Camp
Who: Children entering 2nd to 6th Grades
When: July 10 to 14
Where: First United Methodist Church of McKinney
Times: 9am -12pm;
Cost: $10
 
We need volunteers!  To find out more, email Ms. Eunice.

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Preschool Camp

Concrete & Cranes!
 
Summer Preschool Camp- 6/20-6/22/23, 9am-12pm. Cost of camp is $85. Registration deadline is June 4. Camp is available for children who are 3 years old by 9/1/23- children entering kindergarten in Fall of ’23.  Email Ashley with any questions.
 

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Bridgeport Camp

Kids & Youth are going to Camp Bridgeport this summer!  You can go, too!
 
YOUTH:  The youth are attending the Mixed-Age Camp June 26-30. You can still register.  We have a big group going!  We need adults to come be camp counselors!  Email CJ to volunteer or to learn more.
 
KIDS:  3rd-5th graders are attending the Children’s-3 Camp July 24-28.  You can still register.  We need adult male volunteers to be camp counselors!  Email Cheridy to volunteer or learn more.
 
Our Children’s and Youth ministry leaders will be attending and leading the camps.
 

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New Lectio Divina Small Groups

Lectio divina is an ancient practice of reading, meditiation, and prayer focused on Holy Scripture. It is a powerful way to grow in the spirit and connect with a group for fellowship and support.
 
We are excited to offer three new opportunities to engage with this practice. Groups will meet Wednesdays at 11:00 am, Wednesdays at 7:00 pm, and Sundays at 5:00 pm at the church. We will spend an hour reading Scripture, reflecting, and talking with one another. There will also be a Friday evening group meeting at a church member’s home in Allen.
 

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Composting Class

April 25th from 6-7:30 at The Hub
 
Join our free composting class to learn all about composting and helping our environment.  Come check out our new compost bin at The Hub!  Everyone is welcome!

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Youth Dinner Theater

THE MURDER IN PECK
Two Showings:
April 28 @ 6:30pm
April 29 @ 5pm
 
The youth have been working hard on this fun play to share with YOU! All proceeds go to youth ministries. Come support your youth friends and family!!
 
We need some help and support in making this play weekend a success! We need youth wait staff and parent help. Sign-up to volunteer HERE!

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Save a Life

Ready to React taught by McKinney Firefighter Paramedics

at the Veterans Fellowship Group meeting on April 12th in Dyer Hall

This is for anyone interested in learning First Aid and hands-only CPR. It is a 60 minute course (not a certificate program) to teach essential, life-saving medical interventions. We hope you can attend!

For more information or questions contact Marky Campbell at 301-802-3732
 

Blood Drive

April 30th
8:00 to 12:30
Church Street Auditorium
CLICK HERE to register.  We are only 70 units from saving 10,000 lives!

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Senior Living Seminar

Senior Living Specialists Seminar

For: Anyone interested, church member, larger community, children of aging parents OR family members, whoever needs information on resources for aging parents or relative in the community.

What: Senior Living Specialists advise clients not only on which options to look at, they also provide questions to ask, and the pitfalls to avoid when selecting senior living options.

For more info and to register, please click here. Or click here to email Kathy Parent or call the church office at 972-562-8556.


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