April Mission of the Month: Project Transformation

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The April Mission of the Month is designated for Project Transformation (PT) which serves children from low-income neighborhoods to improve their literacy, social-emotional and spiritual development through participation in high-quality programs led by college students. These students invest in the lives of underserved children while living in community, exploring their calling, and developing as servant leaders. FUMC Coppell participates in PT by aiding in two weeks of summer reading programs at Chapel Hill UMC in Farmers Branch, by sponsoring two interns,  and by providing dinners for the interns and participating children and families. To support this mission, make checks payable to FUMC with memo “PT” or you can TEXT 2 GIVE. Text FUMCC to 73256. You will receive a link and simply follow the instructions. Contact Julia Moomau at julia_moomau@yahoo.com or Martha Hagan-Smith at mhagan@fumccoppell.org.

Palm Sunday

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We are not able to wave palm branches together this Sunday, so I thought this would be the next best thing. Print the palm branch (click here), color it and attach it to some sort of stick. Now wait for my instructions during children’s time on Sunday. – Kathy Braem

Easter Egg Hunt

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Since we can’t have a regular Easter Egg Hunt this year, here is a new idea. Print the egg (click here), decorate it, get creative. Tape it to a window in the front of your house. Now go for a walk with your parents, older sibling or someone else living  in your house and see how many eggs in windows you can find. Take pictures of the eggs you find. Have fun!

Easter Dinner Baskets

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We need your help to provide Easter Dinner Baskets for families in need in our community. With the current economic situation due to the coronavirus outbreak and associated restrictions, we know that many families may be struggling to make ends meet even more than usual. FUMC is having an Easter Dinner Basket program. With the increased needs we are seeing, we are expecting to feed about 100 CISD families this Easter. Click here for more information.

Steps to ensure community health

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FUMC Coppell values the health and safety of our community and is taking proactive steps to safeguard against COVID-19 transmission. We monitor the situation daily through reputable local, national, and international health officials. Until the foreseeable future, here is the schedule that we will be following on Sundays and throughout the week. Sundays: Facebook Live broadcast of worship service. We will only be broadcasting one service on the FUMCCoppell Facebook page found here. A reminder email will go out each Sunday morning at 9:25 with a link to click on to join the broadcast LIVE. (You do NOT have to be active in Social Media to join the broadcast) Weekdays: Church facilities are closed. Staff will be working from home. Rosenburg Chapel: The chapel will remain open 24/7. We are giving extra attention to cleaning. Hand Sanitizer is located outside the chapel and wipes are available for you to wipe down … Read More

Easter Lilies

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Lilies can be ordered in honor or memory of a loved one to decorate the chancel area in the Sanctuary for Easter. The order deadline is April 5. Click here to order online. Our plan is to deliver the lilies to homebound members after the Easter service.

Ghana Mission Trip

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November 2020 Ghana Mission Team now forming! Want to make a difference? Come with us to meet all of the wonderful kids and adults involved at Touch a Life Care Center in Ghana, West Africa. The only long term rehabilitative care center in the country. Group size limited to 15 people, ages 13+. Trip dates are November 19-28. Commitment along with small airfare deposit due by March 31. Interested? Contact Anne White at (214) 783-8753 or anne@annewhitedesigns.com.

FUMC Musical

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NOTE: THE MUSICAL HAS BEEN POSTPONED. MORE INFORMATION TO COME. First United Methodist Church of Coppell is proud to present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at the church’s Ministry Center located at 425 S. Heartz Road. Dates for the 2020 production are March 26, 27, & 28 at 7:30 pm. Reserved seat tickets will go on sale on-line only March 1.  Ticket prices are $12, $15, and $20. Click here to purchase tickets. All sales are final.

Camp Pike 2020

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Camp dates are Friday, July 10 – Saturday, July 18. Registration is open. If you’re currently in grades 6 through 11 we’d love for you and your friends to join us at camp this summer! You do not need to be a member of FUMC to attend camp so please spread the word to your friends and classmates. Click here to learn more about Camp Pike and to register.  

Coppell Cares

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Coppell Cares provides healthy snacks to students who need them throughout the school year. Please leave them in the bin marked “Coppell Cares.”  Click here for a complete list. Coppell Cares Weekend Backpack Program The goal of the Coppell Cares Weekend Backpack Program is to help eliminate food insecurity for the children who attend CISD schools. This program, under the Coppell Cares umbrella, provides nutritious breakfast, lunch and snack items to eligible CISD children (and siblings) to feed these children over the weekend during the school year when they are not receiving meals at school. Kids in Mission pack the weekend backpack items and then adult volunteers deliver bins of the bags to each participating CISD school who distribute the bag to each child to take home on Fridays. Items needed are listed below. Please leave on the metal shelf in Wesley Hall. Individually packaged Peanut Butter Crackers 100% Fruit … Read More