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Welcome Our Newest Staff Member

Welcome Our Newest Staff Member

Welcome Our Newest Staff Member We are pleased to welcome to the First Church staff our new Director of Facilities and Events, Johnny Duncan. Johnny was born in Philadelphia, PA. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a Chaplain Assistant while visiting over 17 countries....

Love In Action Preteen Service Retreat

Love In Action Preteen Service Retreat

2024 Love In Action Preteen Service Retreat We love others because God first loved us. This is the message at the heart of our Love In Action Preteen Service Retreat. This year, 13 fourth, fifth, and sixth graders spent the night at First Church so that they could...

May Mission Emphasis

May Mission Emphasis

We fervently believe that God can use anyone to transform the world. That is why our youth practice mercy and justice through our middle and high school service trips. This summer, more than 60 young people and adults will travel to Ft. Worth, Texas, and Eastern...

Construction Update: Our Stained Glass Windows

Construction Update: Our Stained Glass Windows

Update On Our Stained Glass Windows For those of us counting how long some of our stained glass windows have been out, the first five were removed and sent for restoration in late January. To check on progress and better understand the process, staff members Emily...

Thank You, Sunday School Teachers!

Thank You, Sunday School Teachers!

Thank You to Sunday School Teachers! Thank you to our amazing and dedicated Sunday School teachers for children and youth! Because of you, we are able to offer year-round faith formation small groups on Sundays to our young disciples, aged preschool through 12th...

Books Needed For Pickle Elementary Book Sale

Books Needed For Pickle Elementary Book Sale

Books Needed for Pickle Elementary Book Sale Donations: Sundays, April 21 and 28 Book Sale: May 3 | Pickle ElementaryHelp us prevent the “summer slide” by providing a selection of new or very gently used books or money for this spring’s Pickle Elementary Book Sale....

Wanted: Summer Sunday School Helpers

Wanted: Summer Sunday School Helpers

Wanted: Summer Sunday School Helpers Our faith community is blessed and strengthened by the presence of many children. Our Children’s Ministry Team invites you to get to know FUMC’s youngest disciples better this summer and give our regular teachers a time of rest and...

Welcome 2024 Confirmation Class

Welcome 2024 Confirmation Class

Congratulations to the 2024 Confirmation Class ! We celebrated the confirmation of seven young people on Sunday, April 14. We rejoice to welcome (left to right, front to back) Britain Bayliss, Haddie Thurman, Tanner Ramberg, Nathan Barnard, Jack Stafford, Ava...

Mission Emphasis – April 2024

Mission Emphasis – April 2024

Mobile Loaves & Fishes “Everything we do is about relationships. The biggest lesson we have learned over the years is that we are not a food ministry. We merely use food as a conduit to connect human to human and heart to heart.” —Alan Graham, Founder & CEO of...

Recognizing Graduating Seniors

Recognizing Graduating Seniors

Recognizing Graduating Seniors Graduation is an exciting milestone at any age! We want to recognize graduating seniors—high school, college, or graduate school—in our FUMC Weekly on May 5. Please provide a picture of the graduate, full name, school graduated from,...

Butterfly Helpers Needed for Holy Week

Butterfly Helpers Needed for Holy Week

Butterfly Helpers Needed During Holy Week March 24-29 | San ParlorDuring Holy Week, the church needs helpers to assist with our beautiful butterfly display, which, once again, will transform our Lenten prayers into a colorful sign of resurrection on Easter morning....

Music Under the Dome: An Invitation to Perform

Music Under the Dome: An Invitation to Perform

Music Under the Dome: An Invitation to Perform Sunday, April 21 | 3:00PM | SanctuaryAs we prepare for a Music Under the Dome event celebrating Earth Day and all of God’s creation, we invite all experienced vocal and/or instrumental musicians to participate in this...

Easter Offering 2024

Easter Offering 2024

Easter Offering: At the Well  We are committed to caring for and serving with our unhoused neighbors. This is especially true for women, who are traditionally more vulnerable and at risk in this population, and who have few resources available.  Inspired by God’s...

Austin Marathon

Austin Marathon

Marathon Sunday February 18, 2024 Our downtown location is perfect for encouraging the thousands of runners participating in the Austin Marathon this Sunday as they race past First Church and head to the finish line at the Capitol! Don't miss this chance to lean in...

Annual Easter Egg Festival

Annual Easter Egg Festival

FUMC EASTER EGG FESTIVALSATURDAY, MARCH 239:30-11:00AM | CAPITOL GROUNDS That's right! The bunny is back! We are thrilled to host our annual Easter Egg Festival on Saturday, March 23, in our "backyard" at the Capitol Grounds at Colorado and 12th Street for egg hunts...