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We're glad you came!

Services

8:30 a.m.- Traditional Service-Sanctuary

9:45 a.m.- Sunday School

11:00 a.m.-Traditional Service- Sanctuary

 

Location

505 West Marvin Avenue

Waxahachie, Texas

75165

Our Mission

To grow in the knowledge, service, and love of God as we share Christ, disciple believers, and serve others.

Contact Us

972-937-4400

Mondays-Thursdays

8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Offices Closed on Fridays

Our Ministries

Working toward a better world.


Youth


Youth Ministry

Our student ministry program is under the leadership of Stephen Bumgarner. Come and have fun, learn about Jesus and get plugged into service, leadership and spiritual growth.

Children

Children's Ministry

Our children's ministry is directed by Felicia Bumgarner, and assistant director Lydia Sims. Each week our children have the opportunity to learn scriptures and Bible stories in Sunday School and Wednesday night activities. 


Music



Music Ministry

Our music ministry is under the leadership of Andy Truex. We have many opportunities for you to get plugged into music. We have a Chancel Choir, Early Risers Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, and Handbells.

Women

Women's Ministry

Women's Ministries include the United Methodist Women, Bible studies, Modern Moms, and Mission in Motion. There is a group for you at First Church!



Men


Men's Ministry

The Men's Prayer Breakfast meets each Wednesday morning at 7:30 AM at Cancun's Ameri-Mex Restaurant.

Dr. Tully also leads a group of younger men on Monday nights who engage in fellowship, discipleship and spiritual growth.


Missions


Missions

Our church is involved in both local and worldwide missions. Locally, we have a day called Worship Outside the Walls where we come together with other churches to do needed projects in the community. We also are involved with Kids Against Hunger, and mission trips yearly to Sager Brown UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) in Baldwin, LA.


Community


Community Engagement

Our church is involved in many community engagement programs which include preparing Christmas dinner for over 500 people in our community each year. We also support Waxahachie CARE with food and other necessary goods throughout the year. 


Backpack


Backpack Ministry

Each week during the school year, our backpack ministry team fills plastic bags with healthy food and snacks for children in need at Shackelford, Felty, and Finley schools in Waxahachie. The counselors at the schools place the food discreetly in their backpacks each Friday.

   Upcoming Events

Come and get involved!


Art and Music of the Bible

Dr. Carol Farrar and Mr. David Smith will be leading this informative seminar on Art and Music of the Bible beginning  February 5, 2020. The lessons go for three consecutive weeks on Wednesday nights. 

Funday Runday

This event will take place on March 7, 2020 and supports our Funday School ministry. Come out and enjoy the fun. Walk, Run, or just enjoy the Fun!

Sign up online:

 https://thedriven.net/event.race_reg/

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Kids Against Hunger

Kids Against Hunger will be held at First United Methodist Church on March 21, 2020. We need volunteers and monetary donations to help make this another successful year. Sign up online:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/

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Ash Wednesday Services

7:30- 8:30 AM- Drive through for Imposition of Ashes at the front of the church.

12:00 PM-12:30 PM-Imposition of Ashes in the Sanctuary.

6:00 PM- Ash Wednesday Service in the Sanctuary.

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