You heard John telling in his sermon on Sunday some special outcomes from this precious outreach dinner we offer to our neighbors on the third Tuesday of each month. “My favorite night of each month” one guest said. We’ve watched some of our youngest guests grow up through the years, still enjoying this monthly meal with their families and little brothers and sisters. Senior citizens look forward to seeing their dear friends and sharing a home-cooked meal together. Cindy Ryan... More
As we finish up Feed Our Kids BIG WEEK - this week through Friday - we invite all of you to come to the FLC at 10:30 AM to help make lunches, then go to the sites at 11:30 AM to deliver and play with the kids! Starting next Monday, July 13, we will continue Feed Our Kids at SHADY OAKS through August 7. Leaders from Shady Oaks will be preparing and serving the food, but we need some help with the FUN! Please consider getting involved for a day or more. Here's how you can help: Bring a craft or... More
We speak a lot in staff meetings and in Council on Ministries meetings about how many wonderful ways you, our church members, are always willing to serve. We catch you caring all the time! I was walking up the church sidewalk the other day and caught one of our members outside Founders Chapel pulling little sucker branches off of a tree. I thanked her, asked if she was on the Gardening on the Grounds team taking care of that bed, and she said no, but she thinks God has a good sense of humor.... More
Caring Individuals or Groups Needed to Provide Sunday Night Youth Supper If you were part of a youth group, I know you remember the friends and the activities, and while you might not remember what you ate each Sunday night, you probably DO remember that there were some "older people" who showed up and served you something! Pay it forward! Our Youth group meets for a meal Sunday evenings in the Family Life Center before breaking into their groups. It would be great for them to see new faces to... More
One week can change a life! And it might even be yours! If you look at your calendar and see some open time between 9:00 AM and noon on June 22-26, it might be a perfect opportunity for you to be a part of our Vacation Bible School experience! Please check your calendar now, as more caring people can allow more children to come! A Group Guide is a fun role that adults play. To be a Guide, you simply move the kiddos in your group from one event to the next. You shepherd them. You herd them! It's... More
Volunteer Connection BlogbyAt First Methodist Grapevine there is always a place to be connected with others in service to others. The Volunteer Connection blog contains stories about people who are in service and their experiences. You'll also find new and interesting ideas for how you can serve.