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Alternative Gifts for Father’s Day

Alternative Gifts for Father’s Day

Order Deadline: June 14 Fathers can be the hardest to shop for when gift time comes around. This Father’s Day, we are encouraging gifts to be used by fathers across the globe as an alternative to the usual standby tie or some other gift item you might purchase. An...

Austin Summer Fun Guide

Austin Summer Fun Guide

This summer, as things begin to open back up, we wanted to offer a list of places we!’ve been that have safety protocols in place and make for a fun and safe outing with your Picnic for 8 group. Have one to add to the list? Submit your suggestion below. But most importantly, get out there and enjoy being together again

Reception Desk Opens May 3

Reception Desk Opens May 3

Yes, it is true. Monday, May 3, we will open up the exterior doors outside Murchison Chapel in the Education building to allow our church family and guests access to the reception desk at the main office suite to be greeted by staff. We will begin with the adjusted...

ASP Stock Sales

ASP Stock Sales

For more than forty years, FUMC Austin has been sending youth and adults to Appalachia to build relationships and repair homes to make them warmer, safer, and drier. We do this through the Appalachia Service Project (ASP). This service trip is one of the backbones of...

Senior Photos

Senior Photos

All high school and college graduates will be acknowledged in worship on May 16. Please submit your graduates photos or senior portraits to devon@fumcaustin.org. Please include with their portrait: 1) full name, 2) the school they are graduating from, and 3) any after...

We Need Children’s Books

We Need Children’s Books

Children's Books Needed By May 15 Pickle Elementary has requested that we host another “Quarter Book Sale” before the end of the school year in mid-to-late May. Since we haven't had a sale in 16 months, and want to limit the “summer slide” after a challenged year of...

Order Alternative Gifts for Mother’s Day

Order Alternative Gifts for Mother’s Day

Order Deadline: May 3, 2021 On Mother’s Day, May 9, you are invited to honor your Mother—and other women who are important to you—by making an alternate gift that helps a mother and family in need. Get started now by selecting the gifts you wish to symbolically...

First Word from Pastor Taylor – Status Update

First Word from Pastor Taylor – Status Update

Dear Church, I write today to give you an update about our operations at FUMC. As more and more people receive vaccines, we anticipate that you will have questions about changes to our ministry opportunities, and we want to keep you updated as we go. Our Executive...

Good Friday Stations of the Cross

Good Friday Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross Good Friday Friday, April 2, 2:00-8:00 p.m.Outdoor Sidewalks, Chapel, & Sanctuary Through ten interactive stations, the Stations of the Cross experience is designed for participants to walk the path of Jesus in the last hours before his...

Easter Invitation 2021

Easter Invitation 2021

Please join us on a journey through Holy Week where we experience Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem, the Holy Meal with His disciples, and His crucifixion. On Easter Sunday, we celebrate Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection.

COVID Vaccine Assistance

COVID Vaccine Assistance

Need help scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine appointment? If you are an adult eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, you can complete this form to request assistance from church volunteers. No protected health information is required, and any information you provide (name, DOB,...

FUMC is Hiring!

FUMC is Hiring!

The church staff position of Director of Finance is currently open. If you or someone you know is interested, please visit fumcaustin.org/hiring or contact Dave Ballbach, Director of Operations at dave@fumcaustin.org.

Communications Pulse Survey

Communications Pulse Survey

This past year during a pandemic has required many adaptations to how we interact with our church community.  The church has had to adapt. You have had to adapt. We've gone virtual for worship, Sunday School, and book studies.  We want to hear from you on how you are...

Again & Again – A Lenten Refrain

Again & Again – A Lenten Refrain

LENTEN Worship Series As the days go by, again and again, we find ourselves suffering and broken. We doubt again, we lament again, we mess up again. Again and again, the story of Jesus on the cross repeats—every time lives are taken unjustly, every time the powerful...

January Mission Emphasis: Immigration Care Team

January Mission Emphasis: Immigration Care Team

Our January mission emphasis is the Immigration Care Team (ICT), a new ministry offering active support and provision to asylum seekers and other immigrants. In Spring 2020 there was a request to sponsor a young woman from a Central African country, who was seeking...