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Generosity Series and Commitment Sunday

Generosity Series and Commitment Sunday

Sanctuary Worship Series: God Gives Us Sundays, October 3-October 24 God gives so much. Even as we endure challenges, it's not hard to look around and see the gifts God has given and continues to give, especially through the ministry of FUMC. Over the next few weeks,...

Time and Talents Survey

Time and Talents Survey

Prayers, Presence, Gifts, Service, and Witness Upon uniting with this Christian community, we respond to the question: “As a member of this congregation, will you faithfully participate in its ministries by your prayers, your presence, your gifts, your service, and...

October Mission Emphasis – Casa Marianella & World Communion Sunday

October Mission Emphasis – Casa Marianella & World Communion Sunday

Casa Marianella & World Communion Sunday Together, we welcome and care for the poor, the stranger, the sojourner, the outcast. Together, we enable national and international graduate students to change the world. This October, our communion rail offering will be...

First Word From Pastor Taylor – You Need People

First Word From Pastor Taylor – You Need People

Dear Church, You need people. We all need people--those who create a safe space to wonder about life's questions, who accompany us in our struggles and celebrate with us in our joys. These are the people that tangibly remind us of God's presence along the journey of...

Coffee with the Pastors

Coffee with the Pastors

Sunday, August 8, 10:00-10:45 a.m., SAN Parlor Looking for your place to plug in at FUMC? Let us help you! Come visit with the pastors and other leaders in this periodic series of coffee and conversation. It's a casual way to find out more. New and long-time members...

FUMC is Hiring!

FUMC is Hiring!

From time to time, open staff positions are posted here with job descriptions. If you are interested in submitting a resume for any open staff position at First Church, please send the resume to Dave Ballbach, Director of Operations, at dave@fumcaustin.org.  There are...

Summer Book Club for All Ages

Summer Book Club for All Ages

NOW-August 8 Our Summer Book Club is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Pick your book. Read your book – on your own or with a small group. Bring your book and discuss. Want to do more in response to what you read? All are invited to find a creative way to respond – a picture, poem,...

First Word from Pastor Taylor – Time to Register for Worship!

First Word from Pastor Taylor – Time to Register for Worship!

It's Time to Register for Worship! Worship registration is now available for Sunday, June 6. Before you click the link to sign up, here are a few things to know: Please individually register every person who is coming to worship. You can register yourself, family...

First Word from Pastor Taylor – In-Person Worship Starting June 6th!

First Word from Pastor Taylor – In-Person Worship Starting June 6th!

Dear Church, The time has come! We are ready to launch in-person worship in the Sanctuary at FUMC! On June 6, we will begin offering in-person services at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. You can expect a worship service that brings together all of the...

Summer at the Movies Suggestions

Summer at the Movies Suggestions

Starting June 27th, our summer worship series will focus on movies as a link to our faith and God's good news. So, we need you to help by sharing the titles of movies that have held a connection to your faith! Who knows--your suggestion may be chosen for the series!...

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