Home » Give » Stewardship We are richly blessed! God has entrusted many gifts to each of us, both financially and spiritually. We are called to be good stewards of these gifts by using them to further the Kingdom of God.

    Use these tools to further your own personal stewardship, find out more about the ministries that First Church supports financially, and challenge yourself to give sacrificially to God's work.
    Want to grow your giving? Click here for a PDF of the following chart, which will help you see what more you can give!

    UMCmarket Giving
    Do you shop online at Macy's, Best Buy, Travelocity, Walgreen's, Barnes & Noble? The United Methodist Church, together with Zebraplace, has made available a micro-donation tool to all members as a secure way to develop new income streams for the church. There are about 500 stores partnered (including those listed above and many, many more!). To take part, all you have to do is either download the browser-app or shop through Your purchases will automatically generate micro-donations to the church you choose every time you make a purchase. Once you create your account, make sure you join "Grapevine First" in order to direct your donations here!

    The current members of the Stewardship Committee are: 

    Class of 2015
    Julie Stringer
    Rocky Drew
    Brian Sundell
    Class of 2016
    Rachel Bell
    Sarah Erickson
    Tony Waterbury
    Class of 2017
    Greg Weston (chair)
    Denise Moore
    Jim Goss

    Staff: Trudy Hughes, Melburn Sibley, John Mollet

    FriFridayJanJanuary31st2014 2013 Year-End Review
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    As with every year, we have much for which to give thanks to our Lord! Even through the hard times, we must thank Him for His mercy and grace. Here are some bullet points to highlight the year: Thanks to your commitments and generosity, we finished... More
    TueTuesdayAprApril9th2013 March Update
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    March Update Thank you to all of you who stepped up to help us close the budget deficit! It was through your generosity and many prayers that we were able to finish the quarter in a positive position ($7,000) and get closer to being on target with... More
    WedWednesdayMarMarch20th2013 Spring Update
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    What a missional week we've just had… A trip to Kenya, a trip to Costa Rica and a group of visitors lending many hands at our Grapevine Village! Our Kenya team returned Sunday. They will have great reports to come on the water project, the... More
    Permanent Endowment Fund What is the Permanent Endowment Fund? The Permanent... More
    Fundraising Policy Any individual or group within the Church that desires to... More
    Finance Committee The job of the committee on finance is to identify,... More

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