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If you need assistance getting registered for a COVID-19 vaccination or if you need transportation to and from your vaccination appointment, please call the church office at 972-298-6121. Church members are prepared to help with either or both of these tasks. 
CHURCH-WIDE OBSERVATION OF LENT
Join us as together we travel through the season of Lent. If you haven't already done so, pick up your packet that will guide your weekly devotions and spiritual practices. Included are resources for adults, youth, and children. Suggested donation $10 per adult household (packets for children will be covered at no cost).  It's not too late to request a packet by contacting officeadmin@fumcd.com
Covenant Park and Gardens began 9 years ago, and houses both private and community beds.  Volunteers plant, weed, clean, and harvest the community beds.  All excess produce is donated to the Duncanville Outreach Ministry.  Covenant Gardens' annual work day is March 13th, and everyone is invited!
 
Endowment Fund Announces
Funds are Available
to Make Grants during 2021
 
The year 2020 was a good year for the Endowment Fund.  Investments grew significantly during the year and funds have been approved for making grants during the coming year.  If you or your Church group have projects/activities that you feel are worthy of being funded with an Endowment grant, you can submit your written grant request for consideration by the Endowment Committee through the Church office or directly to a committee member.  The committee will be meeting in late April to consider any requests received.  You may present your request to the committee when they meet or have a member of the committee present it for you.
 
ENDOWMENT FUND GRANT REQUESTS
 
Endowment Fund grant applications should explain the amount of funds requested with details about the church needs and use of the funds.
 
  • Explain the purpose and objective for your project using endowment funds.
  • Explain the amount of funds requested with details of all items and/or services to be purchased.
  • Explain how the project will benefit and be relevant for FUMC Duncanville and our mission.
  • Explain the timetable for use of the funds.
  • Explain who will benefit from the use of endowment funds.
  • Add any other information or details that will help to explain your grant request.
 
Your Endowment Committee
 

 

UMW SAVE THE DATE - March 2nd at 10 am to 11:30 am
Conference Call Number is:  425-436-6326
Access Code:  1612494# (Say Your Name)
Any questions, please contact 
Lisa Cairy
UMW President
817-751-4862

Join us this Sunday, February 28, 2021 
In-Person/Online Worship Service at 10:30am
Sermon:  Disillusioned
by The Rev. Abril Goforth
Scripture Reading:  Mark 8:31-38
 
 
Register for In-Person Worship Service
 
Thursday, February 25 is the deadline for registering for worship on Sunday, February 28, 2021. If you are not comfortable attending worship yet, or if registration is full or closed, our plan is to livestream this service on Facebook at our regular worship time of 10:30 a.m.


We look forward to worshipping with you, no matter how you choose do that! “O come, let us worship and bow down. Let us kneel before the God our Maker.” Psalm 95:6
 
 Click the button below to register:
 
Sunday, February 28, 2021-Registration Link
OPEN TABLE Curbside Pick-Up
Every Saturday Aldersgate Parking lot.
5 pm 
Open Table served 53 meals on February 13th, and 70 meals were served on February 20th. In addition, bags of groceries were provided for each household in our drive-through. Thank you to everyone who helped with this important ministry!


 
The Pantry is low on canned fruit, tuna, chicken, soups, pasta and sauce. Some guests would also greatly appreciate loaves of bread and milk. Our help is important especially now when their needs are being relegated to the back burner.
Alisha Vance at 214-641-5675. If you can't be there in person, another way to help is to donate to our food pantry.  A bag is handed out with the meals. 
Thank you church family!

 
 
If you would like have altar flowers in memory/honor of someone special for the church altar, please contact the church office at 972.296.6121
*Flower Arrangements are provided by Posey's N Party's
Click Here To Visit Posey's N Party's Website

First Methodist School Predicts More Winter!

Our students learned about Punxsutawney Phil on Ground Hog Day and are predicting more winter to come!

We are currently enrolling for the 2020-2021 school year (ages 1 year - kindergarten)!   If you know a family with young children, please tell them about our school so they can learn and grow with us!

We are taking extensive measures in accordance with the CDC and the Dallas County Health Department guidelines to make our learning environment as safe as possible.   We are learning and growing and happy to see everyone again!

Erika Hemphill, Director
First Methodist School
972.298.5890

www.fmsduncanville.com

Serving the families of the Best Southwest since 1968!


 








Pledges, offerings, and memorials for week ending 2/14/21: $18,804
YTD Pledges, offerings, and memorials: $58,880
Expenses for week ending 2/7/21: $38,893
Expenses YTD $74,501
Outstanding balance on Campus Revival TMF Loan: $64,162

Most of us make our donations and pledges in the offering plate, and it is an adjustment when we are not meeting together physically to worship. In an effort to simplify giving, there are several options available:  1) the drop box on the south side of the administration building is attended daily; 2) mail - 403 S. Main St., 75116; 3) online – there’s a link on the website – www.fumcd.com ; 4) automatic drafts from your bank or other financial institution; or 5) credit card (Just call me at the office with your credit card information.  Please do not send this information in an email.) If you need pre-addressed envelopes, call Sharon at 972.298.6121.                  


If you or someone you know need to be lifted up in prayer please send
 
Prayer Requests to communications@fumcd.com or call the church office 972.298.6121.
Prayer List
Gifts were received by the church: 

In memory of Tommy Wolverton by Carolyn Babb & Debra Babb Wolf
In memory of Phyllis Lau's grandsonl by Koleta Goar
In memory of Ray Pollock by Sam Laden
In memory of Ray Pollock by Sharon Karger
If you would like to make a monetary donation in memory/honor of someone special please contact the Church Office at 972.298.6121 or mail in a check to First United Methodist Church Duncanville 

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