Cancer Support Group
The Cancer Support Group is made up of people who are cancer survivors. They provide support and encouragement for cancer patients and family members whose lives have been impacted by a cancer diagnosis. For more info on this group, go to www.firstmethodistgrapevine.org/cancer
Career Transition Network
Job loss or a desire to change careers happens to most of us. In this time of economic uncertainty, if you find yourself unemployed, downsized, or just seeking change, the FUMC Career Transition Ministry is here to support you. We give you the tools to write an effective résumé, help you market yourself, network, interview and even explore the world of freelancing. Career Transition Ministry volunteers are experienced in career counseling, human resources, communication, marketing, and going out on your own. For more information, contact Rev. Rick Mang (817-481-2559). Click here for more information...
Choices Al-Anon Family Group
We are now hosting Choices Al-Anon Family Group at our church. This is an existing group that is expanding. Al-Anon is an anonymous fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics. The group shares their experiences, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems. The group meets three times during the week: Tuesdays at 6:00 PM, Wednesdays at 12:00 noon, and Fridays at 6:00 PM, all in Room 2011 of the Family Life Center. All meetings are one hour long. For more information, contact Rita Almond (
). For more information about Al-Anon in general, go to www.al-anon.alateen.org
Families Anonymous is a group of concerned relatives and friends who have faced up to the reality that the problems of someone close to them is adversely affecting the lives of others. Anyone whose life has been adversely affected by another person's use of drugs, alcohol, or other behavioral problems is welcome. Meets Thursdays, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in Heritage House. Contacts: Cathy and Craig Morris, 682-214-1467.
If you have lost a spouse, child, family member or friend, you've probably found that there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel. This can be a confusing time when you feel isolated and have many questions about things you've never faced before. First Methodist Grapevine periodically offers groups like GriefShare or Good Grief to help you through these difficult times. Click here for more information...
Parents/Caretakers of Special Needs Children
The Helping Hands ministry is designed as a support system for the parents and families of special needs children and adults. If you or someone you know has a child with special needs and you would you like to know more about ministries for families of special needs children... Click here for more information.