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

    ThuThursdayMarMarch19th2015 February Update
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    Food for Thought As I write this today, I am so thankful for warmer weather! I didn't realize how much I had missed the sunshine until we went for almost two weeks without it. I need that light to feel good… just the same way I feel when I go... More
    SatSaturdayJanJanuary31st2015 2014 Year-End
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    We would like to thank you for your commitment to God's work through our church in 2014. The lives you touched through this giving are too many to count! We have now begun our 2015 commitment to Healthy Living and Healthy Giving. We hope that you... More
    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
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