Big MAC (Music and Arts Camp)

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Big MAC (Music and Arts Camp) will be held August 5-8, Monday through Thursday, 9 am to noon for kids entering Kindergarten through 6th Grades.  There will be a closing program on Thursday, August 8, at 7 pm to share what we have learned with our family and friends!  Big MAC will include time for singing, doing art projects, playing games, and of course, recreation and refreshments!  3rd-6th Grade participants will be learning the musical, Who, What When, Where, Why: Discovering a Relationship with Jesus.  Auditions will be held on Sunday, August 4, at 4:00 in the Rotunda for 3rd-6th Graders who would like a speaking part or solo.   The cost is $30 per child.  The late registration fee is $40 after July 22.  If you are a volunteer for an active position all four days, the $30 registration fee per child will be waived.  The late registration fee of … Read More

July Mission of the Month: Christian Community Action (CCA)

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Christian Community Action (CCA) in Lewisville ministers to the poor by feeding, educating, and training families in need. FUMC Coppell supports this agency through donations of food and volunteers for the food pantry, volunteers in the medical clinic, and support of seasonal drives for toys, etc. This year we have a goal to support the Back to School initiative as in the past. We are aiming to help 1,000 children with school clothes and filled backpacks this year. Each $100 donation provides back to school essentials for a child in need. For more information about our CCA mission ministry contact: Sylvia Brown at sylviadbrown2004@gmail.com. Make checks payable to FUMC with memo “CCA” or you can TEXT 2 GIVE. Text to 73256 with subject line as FUMCC. You will receive a link and simply follow the instructions. For information about missions, contact Martha Hagan-Smith at mhagan@fumccoppell.org.

Prayer Ministry: 140 Days of Prayer

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FUMC Coppell has been focusing, this year on Living in God’s Presence as we look forward to celebrating our 140th anniversary on Sunday, September 22. As of May 6 we will be 140 days out from this celebration, and we want to include everyone in our journey as we hope to live more fully in HIS presence.  We would like to focus our attention on intentionally praying for this congregation, it’s staff and it’s ministry to the Coppell community.  It is our  hope that you will consider signing up for a day (or 2 or 3!!) where you will specifically remember this Church in your prayers. Of course, it is our hope that you frequently pray for FUMC Coppell, but this day we ask for special focus. Feel free to return again and again to this signup and add your name to more days! Click here to sign up. We … Read More

Next Steps Class

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Take Your Next Step: New to FUMC Coppell or interested in knowing more about the church? Join us July 28 to explore Christian essentials, distinctive Methodist practices, the ongoing story of FUMC Coppell, and possibilities for your “next steps” as a part of that. Class meets in Room 301 at 10:45 am. Please RSVP to Rick Williamson at rwilliamson@fumccoppell.org.    

Sponsor a Child

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FUMC Coppell is teaming up to increase our commitment to stand in the gap and help empower children who are at risk in Ghana, West Africa. Touch A Life is the only long term rehabilitative care center in Ghana and there are 6 children that are currently without Educational sponsors. Since 2006 TAL has provided school, housing, uniforms and more for over 120 youth. We have set a goal to sponsor these children for the educational needs. $125 a month ($1,500 a year) sponsors the child and ensures that they will have a bright future! To sponsor a child contact Anne White at anne@fab-studio.com, 214-783-8753 or Martha Hagan-Smith at mhagan@fumccoppell.org. Click here for more information about this program and to read about the children.  

Realm Rollout

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Realm Rollout – Have you heard about FUMC’s new online ministry tool called Realm?  If you consider yourself part of this church family, you’ll love it.  Realm is a web-based app that informs our church staff, connects our congregation, and multiplies a wide variety of ministries here at the church.  Realm is available 24/7 from anywhere, using a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.  Take a minute to check it out!  Please note that you must use Firefox or Chrome for Realm (not Internet Explorer). Click here to check it out.

Do you enjoy meeting people?

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Then the Donut Ministry has a job for you! We are in need of volunteers to fill in as regulars and subs. For more information, contact Neva Bell at nevbell@gmail.com or 214-460-9759.

Sack Summer Hunger 2019

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Sack Summer Hunger: FUMC Coppell supports Metrocrest Social Service (MSS) in providing a wide range of emergency aid, financial assistance, and services, including the SSH program. SSH and volunteers from FUMCC ensure children in need receive 5 days of food for each week during the summer break. We are currently signing up volunteers to deliver SSH groceries to families each Saturday morning through August 10. Click here to signup to help. Please join us in helping to eliminate food insecurity in our school district this summer.  

Faithworks: Let’s Bag Hunger

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FUMC Coppell has begun a focused effort to support local food shortages. More than 42 million Americans, including 1 in 6 children, struggle with food insecurity each day. Hunger exists in every state, county, and congressional district in the United States. Food pantries, such as Christian Community Action (CCA), rely on the donations they receive from churches like us to help keep their shelves stocked. To meet this challenge, we are starting a Faithworks: Let’s Bag Hunger monthly focus. Bags with a list of needed items for the CCA food pantry are available on Sundays in Wesley Hall, Wilkinson Hall, and worship exits. Simply take a bag and fill it up with the products listed and return to the designated bins in Wesley Hall. Click here to see the current needs. CCA will pick up those items on the first Thursday of the month to help restock the pantry that … Read More