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. 

Night in Bethlehem

Everyone is invited to A Night in Bethlehem!  It begins at 3pm on December 5th with a concert from
our Children’s Choir.  Then, experience a hands-on adventure through Bethlehem beginning at 4pm!  Visit a metal
working and carpentry shop, a pottery shed, painter’s hut, scribe’s tent,  bakery, and the stable
where Jesus was born.  We will have a live nativity and family gifts!  Click here for more info.
If you would like to volunteer, email Cheridy.


Caldwell Christmas Angel Tree

We are so excited to share another Christmas with our friends at Caldwell Elementary School!
You can select your Angel(s) from the tree in the hallway near the main entrance beginning
November 14th.  The tree is available on Sundays during church or during weekly office hours. 
You can also email Caitlin if you want help to select your Angel.
Gifts are due back by December 5th.  More info on our Caldwell Christmas page.


Advent Volunteer Opportunties!

It’s almost Advent!  We need your help to decorate the church!  On 11/21, Wellspring will decorate at
noon, the Sanctuary will start at 5, and the youth will work at The Hub from 5-7.  Join us!
We have other ways to be involved:
  • Light Advent wreath candles and read Scripture on Sundays
  • Christmas Eve greeter, usher, Communion server
  • Deliver welcome gifts
  • And more!
CLICK HERE to sign up to volunteer or email Pastor Patty for more info!


Chapel Communion: New Time

Join Pastor James on Wednesday nights at 6pm in the Chapel for worship with communion.  NOTE: This
service was held at 5:30 in the Sanctuary.


Volunteers Needed for Warming Station

Cold weather is just around the corner and we are in need of volunteers for our McKinney Emergency Overnight Warming Station at Salvation Army.

This is where those experiencing homelessness or in transition can come and have a warm place to sleep along with two hot meals and great fellowship.

Our next training is Sat. Nov. 6th at 10:00 a.m. at the Mckinney Salvation Army.

Click here to sign up for training or email


Women’s Weekend

February 25-27, 2022 @ Prothro Center, Lake Texoma

Want to learn more or be a part of the planning for our weekend away?  Find out lots of info and RSVP by clicking here.


This Weekend!

Sunday night from 5-7pm @ the main parking lot
Come out and join us for Trunk or Treat.  Invite family, friends, and neighbors!  We will have trunks,
treats, fun, and prizes!
Don’t want candy?  Come out and help by greeting visitors!


Just Calling to Check In!

Once again, we are asking for volunteers to call all our members.  Our goal is for everyone to get a call
so that we stay connected.  We want to hear how things are going, catch up on news, or even just say hi.
This is an easy job – you can even leave a voicemail!
Contact Pastor Patty to volunteer.


New Study!

Join Faith In Action and presenter Velvet Hammond for a new study based on the book
“Welcome Homeless” by Alan Graham.
Beginning October 31 at 11:10 through Zoom.
With this study, it is our hope that you will have a better understanding of those experiencing homelessness and how each of us can make a difference.

Email Faith In Action for more info and the link to join!


Center for Transformative Prayer Retreat

Oct 23rd 9am-1pm

Join Pastor James, Pastor Andrew & Christlike Mindfulness for good food, coffee and tea, & Holy Communion

We will learn and experience

  • Divine Presence & Listening Prayer
  • The Ignatian Way of Prayer in and through Imagination
  • Prayer of Breath & Walking the Way
For more information and how to join, email Pastor Andrew.