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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Hidden behind keywords, percussion, and whatever,
James Montgomery starts the music phase
with a powerful organ rendition of
"Shine Jesus Shine."
We just had to applaud appreciatively!


The Chancel Choir AND the Worship Team
teach a new hymn of praise "By Faith."
It was just WOW!


Trisha Hodges got the children's attention
with the Miracle of the paralyzed man
who was carried to see Jesus to be healed
by letting the children carry someone
down the center aisle in a blanket.

Davin Hutchinson and the Chancel Choir
lead us in "Ancient Words."
We love to get to sing that song!


Rev. Steve Holston continuing his series
on Love at Last Sight,
spoke on the subject
"The Art of Risking Awkwardness."


June 3rd 2018


United Methodist Men organization
being chartered on

Sunday was United Methodist Men Day
with UMM in charge of almost everything!


Adan Casas gives a "Take Notice"
List of Announcements!


The installation of the officers and the presentation of the UMM Charter of UMM was done in front of the congregation!

Officers: (L-R)

Keith Currens, Secretary;
Adan Casas, Treasurer;
Jared Rudd, President;
Jerry Smith, Vice-President.

Jared Rudd responds with the responsibility
and scope of UMM. He stated that
UMM is open to all Christen men,
whether a member of this church or not.


In keeping with the MEN IN CHARGE
theme of the day,
Jerry Smith gives the Opening Prayer.

Robert Collins leads the church in the Confession.


The men help willingly with Holy Communion!




Handbell Ensemble brought us the Call to Prayer
 "O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee"

Joey Svehlak gave the Children's Sermon
with a lot of help from the kids!


Keith Currens read the Scripture for the moment!


Pastor Steve Holston completed the service with his sermon "The Art of Acting Intentionally" and the singing of "How Deep the Father's Love."



After the Worship Service, the ladies
headed to Memorial Hall for another
wonderful luncheon,
and PLANS were started
for the re-organization of UMW
or a close relation.

Click HERE for the Happening
 or Slide Show of the Luncheon!


Contact Information

First United Methodist Church of Ennis
300 N. Sherman St.
Ennis, Texas 75119
Phone (972) 875-7491

Regular Schedule

Office Hours
  • Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm
    Closed on Fridays
  • 9:00 am Sunday School
  • 10:00 Coffee & Donut Fellowship
  • 10:30 am Worship Service


  • American Flag Memorials and Honors

    American Flag Memorials at Church

    American Flags were flown on the grounds of the church on Flag Day and Memorial Day in memory of the following:

    Ernest Kyle Boon

    Ivan Glenn Boon

    Joe Riley Crow

    Samuel A. Keever

    Joe R. Sr., and Elizabeth Massengill


    The flags will be flown during other flag recognition holidays throughout the year!

    You have the opportunity to have a flag placed on the church grounds in memory of or in honor of someone. Click HERE for the form for placing a subscription to have a flag placed for your loved ones at the church. This form is for First UMC Flags only. The Rotary Club is making this wonderful tribute possible for our church. Please send your completed form and check to the church office.


  • Vacation Bible School


    Vacation Bible School 2018

    Ages 5 years through 10 years old

    (Kindergarten through 5th grade)

    Dates: June 20-22, 2018

    Time: 5:00 pm—8:30 pm

    VBS Celebration Sunday: June 24th


    Click HERE to complete the VBS Registration form online


    Click HERE for a printable VBS Registration Form


    Completed form may be sent to or taken to the church office!
    If you are unable to print the form,
    forms are available at the church, too.

    First United Methodist Church
    300 North Sherman
    Ennis, Texas 75119


    There is a sign up sheet in the parlor to help with VBS.

    There are many things to be done in advance to get ready.

    We need MORE people to help us on the days of VBS.

    There is something for everyone!


  • United Methodist Men

    United Methodist Men

    Come and be a part of an organization of men,
    by men, and for men.


    Saturday, June 23rd, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., in Memorial Hall

    immediately following the

    Men’s Prayer Breakfast @ 8 a.m.


    10:00 a.m. UMM Scout Workday

    This will not be just another church meeting,
    but an adventure!

    Come Join Us in forming a ministry and
    creating a legacy of Men’s Leadership in our church!!


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  • New Sermon Series!

    "Your closest relationships will naturally drift apart over time.  And chances are, right now, one or more of your most important relationships is less than what you wish it could be."

    "Real love in relationships—friends, married couples, siblings, parents—isn’t a magic act. It’s a journey."


    Pastor Steve Holston began
    this new sermon series based on this book
    on May 20th



  June 2018  

This Week's Events



Worship Team Practice
6:00 PM


1:00 PM
Lord's Ladies
Vacation Bible School
5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Grades K-5 or ages 5 through 10
Chancel Choir
7:00 PM
Choir room


Vacation Bible School
5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Grades K-5 or ages 5 through 10


Church Office Closed
Have a great Friday!
Vacation Bible School
5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Grades K-5 or ages 5 through 10


Men's Prayer Breakfast
8:00 AM
Memorial Hall
UMM Meeting
9:00 AM
Memorial Hall
UMM Scout Workday
10:00 AM
Memorial Hall
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