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Confirmation Class Forming for 2022

Confirmation Class Forming for 2022

Confirmation Class (2022-2023 ) Begins Soon Open to 8th-10th GradersConfirmation 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...

Sanctuary Accessibility in August

Sanctuary Accessibility in August

OUR SANCTUARY A NOTE ABOUT ACCESSIBILITY THIS SUNDAY FROM PASTOR TAYLOR After 51 days with no measurable rainfall at all, Monday was Austin's rainiest day in more than three years and, in just one afternoon, we cut this year's deficit nearly in half—good news for a...

Early Response Team Training

Early Response Team Training

Distaster Relief: Early Response Team Training Live out the skills you have built from ministries like Appalachia Service Project right here at home by joining First Church's Early Response Team (ERT). ERTs work through the United Methodist connection to help victims...

Teacher Mindfulness Lounge Coming Soon

Teacher Mindfulness Lounge Coming Soon

Thank you, First Church! Your generosity in July helped us exceed our goal for Pickle Elementary staff and student support this school year. To date, we have raised $8570.    With a portion of these funds, we have already hosted a back-to-school breakfast for teachers...

Back-to-School Blessing

Back-to-School Blessing

Back-to-School Blessing During both the 9:00AM and 11:00AM worship services, all students, teachers, and administrators will receive a blessing and a gift as a tangible reminder of God’s and our congregation’s love and support. Students are encouraged to bring their...

TENT – August Mission Emphasis

TENT – August Mission Emphasis

The Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT)is the largest trans-led, trans-focused organization in the state of Texas. TENT is an organization dedicated to furthering gender diverse equality in Texas through a racial justice lens, with an intersectional...

Pickle Elementary- July Mission Emphasis

Pickle Elementary- July Mission Emphasis

For 15 years, FUMC Austin has partnered with Pickle Elementary School, finding fun ways to empower and care for students like hosting the semi-annual book sale. It is no secret, though, that the last few years have been extra challenging for teachers and staff, so we...

Join This Dream Team!

Join This Dream Team!

Reset and Prep the Sanctuary Sunday, June 5 | 12:15PMSanctuary For some time, Mary Higgs has prepped and reset the Sanctuary once a month, staying after the 11:00AM worship service concludes to tidy the pews and refill the resources found there. She has faithfully...

Called Charge Conference

Called Charge Conference

    Called Charge Conference Sunday, June 5 | 12:00PM | Sanctuary A brief Charge Conference has been called immediately following the 11:00AM worship service on Sunday, June 5. The agenda for this meeting includes one item: the election of a delegate to Annual...

Church Office Schedule

Church Office Schedule

The church office will be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31, at 9:00AM. Have a safe and blessed holiday! Our pastors are on call during holidays. Call 512-478-5684, press 213, and leave a message for a return...

May 2022 Mission Focus: UMCOR

May 2022 Mission Focus: UMCOR

Mobile Loaves and 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    ...

Youth Mission Fundraising 2022

Youth Mission Fundraising 2022

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 in eastern Kentucky and Reach Beyond Mission...

An Update on Masks and Worship – April 2022

An Update on Masks and Worship – April 2022

Updates to FUMC Austin's Policy on Masks and Worship As we stay on this journey together through the COVID-19 pandemic and consider masks and worship, FUMC Austin remains committed to leading with love of neighbor across our community. For this reason, we continue to...

Season of Celebration

Season of Celebration

As we continue to celebrate Easter—a season in the church that isn't only one day, but 50, though it is also paradoxically a single joyful feast—FUMC Austin will be hosting a time of fellowship and fun snacks in the Narthex and on the Front Porch immediately following...

Recognizing Graduating Seniors 2022

Recognizing Graduating Seniors 2022

Graduation is an exciting milestone at any age! We want to recognize all graduating seniors—high school, college, or graduate school—in the FUMC Weekly on May 15. Please provide a picture of the graduate, name, school graduated from, degree(s) received, and future...