Online Family First Newsletter
April 27, 2017
From the Pastor
Rev. Steve Ramsdell

A compelling vision is what makes First Methodist a great church. Vision is at the core of who we are. Take away our vision for the future and our passion for serving Christ dims.Vision is the fuel that keeps First Methodist on target as we move toward a great future. It's the fire that ignites the passion of those of us who are Christ followers. It's the clear call that sustains a church like ours year after year, decade after decade, as the people of this great church offer consistent and sacrificial service to God. It's this vision that made our Easter weekend such a celebration of life. I love the flower covered cross. When it is brought down the aisle, I'm always moved by what God has done for us. I loved the Maundy Thursday service, the Easter Egg hunt, and all six Easter worship services.  It was an extraordinary weekend, and . ..   Continue
May 4 - Family Life Center

Unite in prayer: National Day of Prayer, May 4, 12-1 p.m. In the Family Life Center. ALL are welcome to join in this non-partisan, non-political opportunity to unite in prayer for our country, state, and city.  2017 Theme: "For Your Great Name's Sake!" Daniel 9:19 Co-hosted by First Methodist Waco and Columbus Avenue Baptist Churches.  For more information  contact Sara Holmes at 772.5630.
May 6 & 7 - Family Life Center

First Methodist will celebrate Baptism by Immersion, May 6th immediately following the Saturday, 5:30 p. m. service and May 7th immediately following the Sunday, 10:50 a.m. service in the Family Life Center. We want to 
see you take this step! Invite your friends and family, and let them join in the celebration! For more information or to make reservations, contact  Sara Holmes at 772-5630.
May 24 - Children's Worship Center

Considering Church Membership? If you are considering membership, the next step is to attend "Coffee with the Pastors" where you'll learn more about the church, get to know our pastors and executive staff, and review expectations regarding membership. Join us Wednesday,  May 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the Children's Worship Center. Reservations,  Sara Holmes at 772.5630.
June 23 & 24 - Family Life Center

YOU are invited to PACK FOOD
Feed My Starving Children - You are invited to help pack 100,000 meals for starving children! Friday, June 23 - 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 24 - 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Saturday, June 24 - 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Register at, please use Access Code: FUMC Waco
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