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. 

Christmas Choir Concert!

December 4, 7:00 p.m.

Readings and Carols by Candlelight
Get in the Christmas spirit with the chancel choir, Wellspring music team, youth choir, bells, and flutes as they share Christmas music and scripture. Bring the whole family to the sanctuary or join us online.


Charge Conference 2022

You are invited to our annual Charge Conference, where First United Methodist McKinney will meet with our conference leadership to report on the missions and ministries of our church.
Sunday, December 4
3:00 p.m.
Trietsch Memorial UMC
6101 Morriss Rd
Flower Mound, TX 75028


A Night in Bethlehem

A Night in Bethlehem

Join us for a hands-on experience that transports you to the marketplace of Bethlehem! We will have fun activities for everyone and a live nativity! 

Volunteer and Donations Information

There are four ways you can get involved in this community outreach event:

  1. Host a station by acting and helping kids with project- SIGN UP HERE.
  2. Sponsor a station by making a monetary donation HERE and selecting “Children’s Ministry.”
  3. Decorate the Kids Zone on November 29th 9-2 or a station before the event on Sunday Dec 11th.
  4. Invite friends, family, and neighbors, and come out the the event!

We also have opportunities for greeters and photographers. Please contact Cheridy Dodd to find out more information.


Angel Tree Volunteers Wanted!

Calling all Angel Tree Helpers!

The Caldwell Angel Tree will be up in the Dyer Hall hallway on 11/20/2022 ready to adopt our Angels. We have been given 300 Angels that need to be adopted! If you could help members adopt, complete the sign out sheet, and give out trash bags on 11/20, 11/27 and 12/04 between all services, please email Ann Spaight.


This is a great opportunity for a family to do before a service or for a Sunday School class to do before or after class. Be an elf!


Special Food Donation Request

Caldwell Christmas Food Pantry

At this year’s Caldwell Christmas event, we will have a pop up food pantry. Parents can “shop” for food items during the event. WE NEED DONATIONS! Would your group or class be interested in donating any of the following?

  • 150 2lb sacks of masa
  • 150 2lb sacks of white sugar
  • 150 small bottles of cooking oil
Please email Pam Parmley if you can help with these items or if you would like to contribute financially. All donations need to be at the church by December 11th.


Women in Faith

November Meeting!
Monday, November 15th in the Parlor
Contact Doylene Bryant for more info.

The United Methodist Women are now “United Women in Faith”

Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Ellen Palmer. She will be speaking to us about our church’s mission in Haiti, as well as other interesting topics. Invite a friend!

Our mission focus this month is socks for those experiencing homelessness. Please bring donations of adult socks


Hanging of the Greens

Come decorate the Sanctuary, Dyer Hall, the Hub, and more for Advent and Christmas!  There will be activities for kids during this time (RSVP on the children’s page).  
Sunday, November 20th


Trunk or Treat


Join us on Sunday, October 30th at 5:00-6:30 pm for this fun and exciting event. We will begin setting up and decorating cars at 4:00 pm to get ready for the children to come at 5:00. We are asking each volunteer to decorate the trunk of your vehicle with a fun theme (and possibly wear a costume to go with your theme), provide 3 bags of candy for your station, and stay to pass out candy to the children of our church and community. We will have people coming around with extra candy if/when you run out.
There will be PRIZES… Most Creative Trunk, Most Creative Way to Deliver Candy, Best Costumes, etc. Let us know what theme your trunk will be, and how many parking spots you will need (in case you want to spread out your set-up). We hope you will join us for this fun event. GET CREATIVE and Have Fun!!



October Blood Drive

There is an urgent need for blood donors!!  Please give if you are able! 

October 23rd Blood Drive

8 to 12:30 at the Church St. Auditorium, lower level (across from church)
ID required.

Bishop's Rally

Get Ready for the Bishop’s Rally!

Bishop's Rally
We are hosting Bishop’s Rally, the biggest gathering of middle school students in our conference, on October 2, 2022. We need your help to welcome people to our church and help guide, direct, and supervise. This is an easy way for us to show our awesome hospitality skills! You don’t have to have a youth or even know a youth to help! We want people of all ages volunteering that day!