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Deep Dive Into Scripture

Sanctuary 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Join us for our monthly churchwide Bible study. Every third Sunday of the month, Pastor Brad King (or a special guest) will lead a discussion of one or more passages read in church that month. If you are interested, stay in your pew after the 11:00 a.m worship service or come back and join us.

Since You Asked…

Thursdays, March 3–April 77:00–8:00 p.m.Zoom No reading assignments—just bring yourself!Join as often as you can, whether that is once or once a week.Join retired pastors Reverend John Wright and Reverend John McMullen for Since You Asked, an engaging conversation about your faith questions and topics of discussion. The only prep work for the class is […]

Music Under the Dome

Sanctuary 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Music Under the Dome: Free Lunchtime Concerts in Lent Wednesdays, March 9-April 612:00-12:30 p.m.Sanctuary Enjoy free admission to these 30-minute concerts, presented by First Church musicians and friends. April 6 features Contralto Linda VanHorne and Director of Music Scott Davis, organist and pianist. A boxed lunch will be available by reservation for $10 and can […]

Cheers Museum Trip

Elizabet Ney Museum 304 East 44th Street, Austin, TX

Thursday, March 10, 2:00 p.m. Elizabet Ney Museum 304 E 44th St, Austin, TX 78751 The Cheers Ministry, a community for those young-at-heart who are recently retired, semi-retired, or thinking about setting a date to retire, invites you to join them at Elisabet Ney Museum in Hyde Park. If you are interested in seeing a […]

Mercy Makers Collective

FLC Foyer

Mercy Makers Collective Saturdays, March 12 and 1910:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.FLC Foyer Learn to Knit or Crochet at the Mercy Makers Worshop. The Mercy Makers Collective is a new community of knitters, crocheters, and other fabric makers that are joining together to provide textiles to members in need in and around our community. If you want […]

Book Study: His Truth is Marching On

Zoom Online TX

Tuesdays, March 15-April 12 6:30-8:00 p.m., Zoom Join Pastor Cathy Stone as we spend five weeks reading and exploring the themes of Jon Meacham’s book, His Truth is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope. This intimate and revealing portrait of civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman John Lewis links his life to […]

FUMC History Workshop

Wesley Hall 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

FUMC History Workshop Sunday, March 2010:00-10:45 a.m.Wesley Hall Who knew we were about to be 182? Have you ever wondered how First Church became First? Or why our Sanctuary looks like it does? Or the story of people whose names are on our cornerstones? Join Amy Wink and Caroline Jones to explore the history, people, […]

Cynicism, Skepticism, and Christian Faith

Sanctuary 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Cynicism, Skepticism, and Christian Faith Sunday, March 2012:15-1:30 p.m.Sanctuary and Zoom In place of this month's Deep Dive bible study, join Dr. Brad King for a discussion of the roles that cynicism and skepticism play in our lives of faith. Though it may seem that cynicism and skepticism are in opposition to the Christian values […]

FEAST: Questioning Salvation

FLC 100 - Garrison Chapel

FEAST: Questioning Salvation 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.FLC Garrison Chapel Join Dr. Brad King and the FEAST community for this month's FEAST dinner and discussion. This time around, we're reexamining the Christian concept of Salvation and asking what it means for our lives together and with God.We will take a look at some different views of […]

The Hymns We Sing

Sanctuary 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

The Hymns We Sing Sunday, April 3, 12:15-1:00 p.m.Sanctuary Hymns have been with us since the earliest days of the Christian faith. In fact, some might say that the Psalter is the hymnbook of the Hebrew people. In the 18th century, Charles Wesley, an Anglican priest and founder of Methodist Societies, set all Methodists on […]

Social Justice Conversations – Just Texas

FLC Garrison Chapel & Zoom 1201 Lavaca St., Austin

Social Justice Conversations Sunday, April 3, 4:30 – 6:00 pmFLC Garrison Chapel and Zoom You are invited to a conversation with Just Texas, a project of the Texas Freedom Network, which organizes people of faith to shape public policy around reproductive health issues. This information session will cover the history of the Texas Freedom Network and […]

Atonement, Salvation, and the Kingdom of God

FLC Great Hall 1300 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Atonement, Salvation, and the Kingdom of God Sunday, April 1012:15-1:45 p.m.FLC Great Hall Join Dr. Brad King for a lunch and learn discussion about what exactly Jesus' saving work accomplished. We'll consider Christ's life, death, and teachings as well as a host of other evidences and ideas from Christ's lifetime and the history of Christianity […]

Prodigals Study: The Civil War as a Theological Crisis

zoom 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

The Civil War as a Theological Crisis Monday, April 11, 6:30-8:00 p.m.Zoom The Curtis Higgs Prodigals Study Group is beginning a study of The Civil War as a Theological Crisis by Mark Noll. Viewing the Civil War as a major turning point in American religious thought, the author examines writings about slavery and race from […]

Archivers Work Day

SAN Room 210 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Archivers Work Day Saturday, April 30 | 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.SAN Room 210 Bring your curiosity, stories, and cell phone to this FUMC Archivers work day. Help sort, identify, catalogue, and digitize the holdings in the church archives. By preserving these artifacts together, we get to care for, hold, and share the whole story of this […]

Worship 101

Sanctuary 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Worship 101 Sunday, May 1, 10:00-10:45 a.m. Sanctuary Have you ever wondered why we do certain things in worship? Join us for an interactive workshop to experience the different aspects of the worship service and to learn how everything works together from beginning to end! All ages are welcome! For more information, contact Amy Wink.

Social Justice Conversations — Environmental Justice

FLC Garrison Chapel & Zoom 1201 Lavaca St., Austin

Environmental Justice Sunday, May 1, 4:30-6:00 p.m.FLC Garrison Chapel and Zoom We are committed to joining God in the work of justice as we learn, name, and work to eradicate injustice in our church, community, and world. This monthly gathering is an opportunity to discuss and learn more about racial oppression, issues of whiteness and […]

A Complicated Choice

Zoom Online TX

Book Study: A Complicated Choice Tuesdays | May 10-31 6:30-8:00 p.m. | Zoom A Complicated Choice goes beyond the falsely simplistic terms “pro-life” and “pro-choice” that define the public abortion debate and centers the experiences of real people making the decision to end a pregnancy in the context of their full lives and circumstances. Join Pastor Cathy Stone as […]

A Complicated Choice

Zoom Online TX

Book Study: A Complicated Choice Tuesdays | May 10-31 6:30-8:00 p.m. | Zoom A Complicated Choice goes beyond the falsely simplistic terms “pro-life” and “pro-choice” that define the public abortion debate and centers the experiences of real people making the decision to end a pregnancy in the context of their full lives and circumstances. Join Pastor Cathy Stone as […]