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Manna Bags Needed

Manna Bags Needed

We are seeking assembled Manna Bags to hand out to our hungry neighbors on the street. Officer Shelly, our officer from the Feed My People Breakfast, is helping distribute the Manna Bags where they are needed the most. Completed manna bags may be dropped off at the Family Life Center.

Easter Egg Festival Preparation

Easter Egg Festival Preparation

HOP UP AND HELP OUT We need at least 8,000 stuffed eggs for 400+ community children we expect at this year’s Easter Egg Festival on April 11 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. on the West Capitol Grounds! Here's how you can help! Donations Donate...

Audio/Visual (AV) Volunteers Needed

Audio/Visual (AV) Volunteers Needed

We all enjoy the seamless use of media in our worship services—both visuals on the screens and sound we can hear. We are grateful for the ongoing dedication of Kim Block to prepare the worship slides every Sunday. As we move into the new year, if not sooner, we will...

You Are Invited to Join the “Knit Wits”

You Are Invited to Join the “Knit Wits”

Fourth Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00 p.m. SAN Room 210 Are you looking for a mission that would be rewarding to you and someone you may never know? Consider joining the “Knit Wits” from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in Room 210 of the Sanctuary Building on the fourth Tuesday of each...

Ushers Needed

Ushers Needed

Want to be an Usher or Greeter? You can be part of a team that continues to make FUMC one of the most welcoming congregations in Texas. Being an usher or greeter is an excellent opportunity to meet other members, make new friends, and welcome visitors to FUMC Austin....

Hospitality Team 

Hospitality Team 

If you enjoy meeting new people, sharing FUMC facilities, and offering hospitality, please consider joining our Hospitality Team. Service can be once-in-a-while or on a regular schedule. It may be during the day or evening or weekend. We truly do have guests here...

Children’s Christmas Giving

Children’s Christmas Giving

Sundays, December 8-January 5 Sanctuary Foyer In the spirit of Christmas giving, our Children’s Ministry Team invites children to bring toiletry items for the children and their families living at Casa Marianella. Casa Marianella is the only homeless shelter in Austin...

Teachers Needed for Children and Youth Ministries

Teachers Needed for Children and Youth Ministries

As we swing back into the school year this January, our children and youth ministries have many opportunities to teach and lead with our programs! We are specifically in need of volunteers to help teach our seven weekly Sunday School classes (each of which requires...

Cold Weather Shelter

Cold Weather Shelter

This winter First UMC will again participate in the Cold Weather Shelter Program through Front Steps at the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH). Front Steps coordinates with local churches and city emergency officials to open additional space to provide...

Sock & Cookie Collections for Christmas Breakfast

Sock & Cookie Collections for Christmas Breakfast

Sock Collection We are collecting new, white, adult-sized tube socks to give to our homeless neighbors at our annual Christmas Eve Breakfast. As you are out and about shopping, consider picking up a bag or two of white, adult-sized tube socks. You may place your...

Feed My People Christmas Eve Breakfast

Feed My People Christmas Eve Breakfast

Tuesday, December 24, 2018, 6:30-8:30 a.m. FLC Great Hall Our 21st annual Feed My People Christmas Eve Breakfast for the Homeless will be held on Tuesday, December 24, from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. We will serve coffee upstairs with Christmas music at 6:30 a.m. and...

At the Well Ministry

At the Well Ministry

Sunday, November 17, 10:00 a.m. EDU Murchison Chapel Inspired by God’s Spirit, At the Well welcomes Austin-area women experiencing homelessness by providing hospitality, supportive services, and some of life’s basic necessities in a caring, safe, and accepting...

Epiphany Sunday Cleanup

Epiphany Sunday Cleanup

Sunday, January 5, 12:00 p.m. Sanctuary Ever wonder about the nooks and crannies of the FUMC building? Your chance to experience them firsthand comes on Epiphany Sunday, January 5, when, following the 11:00 service, we return our beautiful Christmas decorations to...

Drive-A-Senior (West Austin)

Drive-A-Senior (West Austin)

Provide free rides to senior adults in the Austin area. They need us! We need you! Drive-A-Senior (West Austin) provides transportation for older adults in the Austin area to enhance their ability to continue to live independently. Given the rise in the senior...