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Donations for Pickle Book Sale

Donations for Pickle Book Sale

Donate Books for December Pickle Book Sale Spread the Christmas cheer by providing a high-quality selection of books at our next Pickle Elementary Book Sale on December 19. This bi-annual tradition works to get books in the hands of students, while empowering them by...

Church Office Thanksgiving Schedule

Church Office Thanksgiving Schedule

Church Office Holiday Schedule The Church office will close at 1:00PM on Wednesday, November 22, and be closed on Thursday, November 23, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Monday, November 27, at 9:00AM. Our pastors are on call at 512-478-5684, press 213,...

November Mission Emphasis

November Mission Emphasis

For over 20 years, First Church has sponsored a Christmas Breakfast in the Family Life Center. We provide a hot breakfast, served restaurant style with hosts and a smiling wait staff. After breakfast, guests receive a gift of a manna bag, hat, gloves, socks, hand...

October 2023 Mission Emphasis: Mercy & Justice for Immigrants

October 2023 Mission Emphasis: Mercy & Justice for Immigrants

In October, we are highlighting two partners working for mercyv& justice for refugees and immigrants in Texas. La Posada Providencia, located in San Benito, Texas, is an emergency shelter for individuals and families who flee to the United States due to political...

Third Grade Bible Presentation

Third Grade Bible Presentation

3rd Grade Bible Presentation Sunday, October 15 | 9:00AM or 11:00AM | SanctuaryStudying scripture is one of the most important ways we learn about God and, at First Church, the congregation gives each third grade student a personal Bible as a recognition that they are...

Unleash Your Spicy Side with Chili Cook-Off

Unleash Your Spicy Side with Chili Cook-Off

Chili Cook-Off Competition and Lunch Sunday, October 29 | 12:15-2:00PM | FUMC Parking LotHey there, chili enthusiast...get ready for a sizzling showdown of flavors at our 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off! After the smashing success of last year's cook-off, we're excited to...

Confirmation Class Forming

Confirmation Class Forming

Confirmation Class Forming for Fall Confirmation offers young people a chance to learn about faith in the United Methodist tradition—our identity as Christians, history and heritage, practices, and beliefs. With weekly gatherings in participant families’ homes from...

August Mission Emphasis: Pickle Elementary School

August Mission Emphasis: Pickle Elementary School

This school year, we will continue to support our longtime partners at Pickle Elementary School. Last year’s generosity transformed an empty classroom into a Teacher Mindfulness Room, a space for yoga stretches, a cup of tea, coloring, or a few minutes in a recliner....

Table for 8

Table for 8

Table for 8: Fellowship Groups for Fall 2023 - Spring 2024 So many of the stories about Jesus tell us that he loved to gather people for meals. He invited all kinds of people to eat together in lots of different places, knowing that in the breaking of bread people...

July Mission Emphasis: Mobile Loaves & Fishes

July Mission Emphasis: 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 Mobile Loaves & Fishes...

June Mission Emphasis: Pride

June Mission Emphasis: Pride

Pride The anti-LGBTQ legislation filed this legislative session cast a long shadow on the state of Texas. But joy is powerful! Joy is a beacon against darkness! We are celebrating Pride this June as we look with joy and anticipation to the Pride Festival and Parade on...

Prayer Vigil of Remembrance and Lament for Uvalde

Prayer Vigil of Remembrance and Lament for Uvalde

Add Your Prayers to the Vigil of Remembrance and Lament for Uvalde First Church hosted a Service of Remembrance and Lament on the first anniversary of the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX, which resulted in the deaths of 19 students, 2 teachers, and...

Grace For Generations Celebration Continues

Grace For Generations Celebration Continues

Smiles. Sno cones. Cotton candy. Nothing is sweeter than carnival food, unless that carnival is celebrating the grace and joy of generations! Last Sunday, people age 9 months to 90 years, braved the slightly rainy weather to enjoy live music, good food, fellowship,...

Youth Mission Fundraising 2023

Youth Mission Fundraising 2023

Youth Mission Trips: KEY To Spiritual Lives of TeensAt FUMC Austin, both middle and high school students are taking trips away from home this summer, serving and learning through partnerships with Appalachia Service Project (ASP) and Be The Neighbor. These...

Thank You, Sunday School Teachers!

Thank You, Sunday School Teachers!

Thank you to our amazing, dedicated Sunday School teachers! More than 40 volunteers have welcomed children and youth on Sundays for a shared time of learning, listening, laughing, raising questions and answering them together, and making this faith community’s core...