Lenten Meal Experience

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Instead of giving up something for Lent we challenge everyone to consider taking something new on to grow in God’s grace and share God’s love with all of our neighbors in 2020.  During the season of Lent each Sunday the sermon series will focus on a different word in our discipleship journey and what it means for us to live that word out as Jesus did. On Wednesday, we will take that word and explore it through a worship experience around the table with tangible hands on ways to live the discipling word out in the world with our neighbors. Dinner/Worship will be from 6:30-7:15 pm in the Rotunda from February 26 through April 8. Reservations are required. Suggested donation of $5 per person or $20 per family. Click here for menus and to register online.

Hearts for Hygiene Lenten Challenge

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From February 26 through April 11 we will be collecting hygiene items for Metrocrest Services Food Pantry. On average, the pantry serves over 200 families a week representing over 500 individuals. Often times, basic hygiene items are a forgotten necessity. Hygiene items provide cleanliness, improved health, a sense of dignity, and greater self-esteem to someone struggling with poverty or a crisis. Donations help Metrocrest Services provide aid to families living in Carrollton, Addison, Farmers Branch, Coppell and zip code 75287 in Denton County. Pick up a bag at worship entrances, fill with items listed, and return to green bin in Wesley Hall. Click here for complete list of items needed.

All Church Celebration Fellowship Potluck

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Sunday, February 23 in Wesley Hall at 11:45 am. All are invited to join in sharing a favorite dish and fellowship together. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share with others. Meat and drinks will be provided by the church. If you would like to volunteer to help contact: Mhagan@fumccoppell.org  

Women’s Retreat 2020

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Retreat leader for the weekend experience is Rev. Cathy Partridge. Cost for the retreat is $195 by February 28, $240 after with deadline of March 23.  This cost includes two nights, five meals, and activity costs. Contact Rev. Martha Hagan-Smith with questions at mhagan@fumccoppell.org. Click here for more information and registration.

February Mission of the Month: Costa Rica Mission Trip

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February mission designation is for the March 8-15 Costa Rica Mission Trip. This year we have two teams! One team will be doing the next phase of work in La Fortuna and the second team will be completing work at the Methodist Rural Center: https://costaricamethodist.org/ .  The gifts you give will help with both teams efforts in completing their work. We need 5,000 to reach our goal this year on our projects. Please prayerfully consider joining the team effort through giving to this worthwhile mission opportunity. Make checks payable to FUMC with memo “Costa Rica” or you can TEXT 2 GIVE. Text to 73256 with subject line as FUMCC. You will receive a link and simply follow the instructions. fumccostarica@gmail.com

Wednesday Pastor’s Bible Study Opportunities

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Join us for a Bible study on the Gospel of John starting February 5 from 10:30-11:45 am (please note there is only a morning session). The teacher will be Sr. Pastor Tom Palmer. Participants will be using the book by N.T. Wright, John For Everyone Part 1. Cost of the book is $12. Click here to sign up. Join us for a Bible study Knowing Christ through the Book of Hebrews that continues with Rev. Rick Williamson from 5:30-6:15 pm. All are welcome.

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 February 23 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 with a light lunch to follow. Please RSVP to Rick Williamson at rwilliamson@fumccoppell.org.    

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

CCA Food Pantry Volunteer Signup

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Each month we have an opportunity to volunteer at CCA’s food pantry. Our work shift is Thursday evenings once a month from 5:45-7:45 pm at the CCA Food Pantry – 200 South Mill Street Lewisville TX. Click here to sign up.