Happenings in church Sunday, January 14th...


Pastor Steve continues his Sermon Series on "the line between good and evil."


"The acolytes leave the worship service at the pastor's direction, carrying out the lighted candle lighter-symbolizing the light of Jesus Christ going out into the world where believers are to serve."


An Installation of Leaders Ceremony was held at the end of the service....thank you all for your service to your church!


Passing the Peace is a regular thing at First United Methodist Church. At one point in the service we can go all over the sanctuary to meet and greet people! We love that!







  • Praying Our Way Forward

    Bishop Mike Lowry invites all Central Texas Conference United Methodists to join together during the week of January 28-February 3, 2018 in intentional prayer for the mission of The United Methodist Church to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world and for the work of the Commission on a Way Forward, which is tasked with addressing the denomination’s differences regarding human sexuality. Every Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, Wesley Foundation, District, and Conference Center is encouraged to sign up for one or more designated prayer times throughout the week.


    Ennis First UMC is in the East District of the Central Texas Conference!

    Click on the link below to sign up for your slot time for prayer:





  • Piano Lessons for all!

    Want to learn to play the piano?

    Have someone in the family who really wants to learn to play, too? 

    Piano lessons are being offered by the Music Ministry of the church as a fund raiser! Lessons start on February 5th! 

    For more information and how to sign up, go to the web site


    Call SOON! 

    All ages are welcome!


  • Bible Study Wednesdays


    THIS WEDNESDAY, January 10th, Pastor Steve will be giving an Introduction to the study of the Book of Isaiah! Do yourself a favor and get involved in this study

    on Wednesdays,

    either 10 a.m. or 7 p.m.


  • Sermon Series not to miss!

    Alexander Solzhenitsyn said, "If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?"


    Good and evil are parts of every human heart.

    Where did this come from?



    ever overcome


    Join us for a 6-week

    Pastor Steve sermon series

    beginning January 7 and running through February 11, 2018.


    ~ good evil | good evil | good evil ~



  • UMCOR Upcoming Trainings

    One of the primary ways the Central Texas Conference responds to disasters is via our Early Response Team (ERT). Our CTC ERTs respond to disasters within the conference, as well as to help other areas facing disasters. If you are called to serve as a member of the CTC ERT, you must register and participate in one of the trainings taught throughout the year.

    Early Response Training Opportunities from the Central Texas Conference
     Basic Classes:
              - Saturday, Jan. 20th  9am-5pm at                         FUMC Mansfield
              - Saturday, January 27th  9am -                               5pm  at FUMC Fort Worth

              - Saturday, Jan. 20th  9am - 1pm at                      FUMC Mansfield

    More information and registration is available at:  --   www.ctcumc.org/ERTtrainings

    UMVIM Team Leader Training – Volunteers in Mission

    If you want to learn how to lead a mission trip of any kind in an effective manner, then UMVIM training is for you.

         - Saturday, Feb. 17th  1-5pm at FUMC Mansfield (Registration closes Feb. 12th)

    More information is available at:  www.ctcumc.org/teamleadertraining

  January 2018  
This Week's Events


8:15 AM
Children's Day Out


Adult Bible Study
10:00 AM
Led by Pastor Steve
Kids L.I.F.E.
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Memorial Hall
5:00 PM
Lord's Ladies Classroom
Wednesday Night Live (WNL)
6:00 PM
Family Life Center
Chancel Choir
7:00 PM
Choir room
Adult Bible Study
7:00 PM
Led by Pastor Steve
Youth Fellowship
7:00 PM
Together time & Bible study & more!


8:15 AM
Children's Day Out


Church Office Closed
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