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To keep updated on the events of FUMC Hurst, read the latest issue of the Connect, check the online events calendar, and join our Facebook page

The FUMC Hurst Blog will give all who read it a glimpse into the ways our ministries are impacting the lives of individuals in our congregation, our community, and our world. At the same time, this will be a place where our contributors will share their thoughts and feelings on current events around the world and in our own backyard.   

The First United Methodist of Hurst Connect News is published monthly and is available for download. Submissions for the Connect are welcome. Include contact name and daytime phone number with submissions. Send to We are currently accepting submissions for the October, 2019 issue. Deadline: 5 p.m., September 6, 2019.

Here are some upcoming events:

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Adult Learning Opportunities

Pick up a brochure of the available Fall learning opportunities at the Connect Desk and register TODAY!  For more information, contact Rev. Donna McKee.
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Growing With

Sunday, September 8, 5:30 p.m., W210
(5 sessions throughout the school year)

Parents of all ages are invited to come support one another on this parenting journey. Rev. Holly Dittrich, Facilitator. Childcare will be available for children younger than kindergarten.

Connect with Purpose Ministry Safe

Are you MinistrySafe trained? All adults serving in ministries with children and youth who have not been MinistrySafe certified, must attend training. Contact Taelor Mackin for more information or visit us online.

Upcoming trainings: September 4 or September 18, 6:30 p.m., C109

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Connect with Purpose Mission Central
Stock the Pantry

Mission Central serves over 400 HEB families each month. Pick up a bag and list at the Welcome Center and see how your family can help. Filled bags can be returned to the Welcome Center. 

Mobile Food Pantry

Friday, September 13, 8 a.m.-noon
(distribution 9-11 a.m.)

Mission Central and FUMC Hurst, in partnership with Tarrant Area Food Bank, host a mobile food pantry the second Friday of each month. Contact Catherine Hollis to volunteer.

Discount Days for Mission Central Thrift Store and Coat of Many Colors

Wednesday: Senior Appreciation Day (seniors 55+ receive a 10% discount)
Thursday: Military Appreciation Day (active military and veterans receive a 10% discount)

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Youth Sunday Evening Schedule

Youth Praise Band:  3-5 p.m
Dinner: 5 p.m. ($3 payable at the door)
Youth Worship & Small Groups: 5:30-7 p.m.
Summer Games: 7-8 p.m.

Fall Kick-Off Potluck Dinner

Sunday, August 25, 5 p.m., Fellowship Hall

Youth and their parents are invited to join us for an informational dinner about curriculum and events for this year. Please bring your favorite side or dessert to share! The church will provide the meat.
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2019-2020 Day School Registration

Day School offers classes for children ages two months to four years old by September 1, 2019. Extended hours are available from 8:30-3:30 Monday through Thursday.  Enrollment forms can be picked up in the Day School office Monday-Thursday or printed online. For information or to schedule a tour call 817.968.3862. 
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Glider Rocking Chairs Needed

Day School and Children's Ministries are in need of Glider Rockers. If you have a GENTLY used one or would like to donate a new one please contact Amy Richardson.

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Children's Ministry
Blessing of the Educators

Sunday, August 25

The congregation will offer a blessing to educators during all worship services.

3rd Grade Bible Sunday

Sunday, September 8, 11 a.m., Sanctuary

Third graders will be presented with a Bible during the worship service. Please register online by September 1 for your child’s Bible to be personalized.
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Children's Choir Kick-Off

Sunday, September 8, 4-5 p.m., W121/124

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of a new school year and new choir season. There will be games, prizes, singing and fun! 

Mission Possible Kids

Sunday, September 8, 5-7 p.m., W103/104

Children in grades K-5 are invited to attend. Dinner served at 5 p.m., $3 per person payable at the door. There is a one time registration fee of $20 (includes t-shirt). Please register for online. For information email Rhean Wren.
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Glen Lake Bible Camp for Grades 3-5

September 13-14

Camp fills up quickly so register online soon. Once registered, email Jennifer Acker to let her know that you are attending camp.
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Preschool Family Picnic

Sunday, September 15, noon, church playground

Bring a picnic lunch, invite a friend and join with other preschool families for an afternoon of fun and fellowship.

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Let's Taco 'Bout It

Thursdays throughout this summer, 6-8 p.m. at Rosa's Cafe, 2200 Precinct Line Road

Join Rev. Barbara Dunlap to chat about whatever is on your mind. Chips and queso are on Barbara!

Connect with Purpose HEB Adopt-A-School Supply Drive
School Supply drive

Drop-off bins are located in the Fellowship Hall and the Rock Hallway in the Children's Building

FUMC Hurst serves five schools through our Adopt-A-School program, L.D. Bell High School, Hurst Jr. High, Bellaire, Harrison Lane and Donna Park Elementary Schools. These campuses represent a population of almost 6,000 students and 500 staff. Many of the families have difficulty providing necessary school supplies for their children and fall into the 75% economically disadvantaged of Tarrant County. As the start of school draws near, FUMC Hurst is collecting school supplies. Click on the link below for a complete list of the supplies needed:
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Confirmation Kick-Off

Sunday, August 25, 4-7 p.m., C110

Kick-off for the 2019-20 Confirmation class.

Confirmation Dinner & Convenant Service

Sunday, September 8, 5-7 p.m., Fellowship Hall

For confirmands, faith partners and their parents. $10 per person. Register for dinner and childcare online.
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Confirmation Fall Retreat

September 28-29, Glen Lake Camp

Register online $50/person. Completed permission slip required. Meet Saturday, 8 a.m., Anderson and return Sunday at noon.
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Game Day

Wednesdays, August 28, 10 a.m., W105/106

Adults are invited to play Dominos, Community Train, 42, Oops!, and plenty of card games. Bring your favorite game and your friends. For information, contact Cathy Cartmill.

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Starting Point - First Sundays

Sunday, September 1, 9:45-10:30 a.m., W120

A perfect time for visitors or new members to stop in, meet with a pastor and church members, and learn more about the church.

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UMW Meeting and Salad Supper

Tuesday, September 3, 6 p.m., Fellowship Hall

United Methodist Women are invited to join us for fellowship and supper. Please bring your favorite salad or dessert to share. Our program will consist of the UMW Pledge Service and Nomination of Officers for 2020.

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Trending Topics

Sundays beginning September 8, 9:45 a.m., W103

This group will explore a trending topic each Sunday morning. The topic for September is Good and Evil. Sarah Garza, Facilitator.

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Chancel Choir Ireland Trip 2020

June 29-July 8, 2020

It is not necessary to be a choir member to participate. If you would like more information, please contact Patricia Neighbors.

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Music Ministry
Music Ministry Rehearsals

Adult Chancel Choir: Resumes Wednesday, August 14, 7 p.m.

Revelation Ringers Handbell Choir: Off for the Summer will resume in the Fall

Youth Choir (Grades 6–12):  Resumes Sunday, September 8, 4 p.m.

Children’s Choirs: Resumes Sunday, September 8, 4 p.m.
Joyful Noise (grades K-2) in W124
Hosanna! (grades 3-5) in W121

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Notification of Deaths in Our Congregation
When someone passes away in our community of faith, we want to be in prayer for the family and support them in any way we can. If you would like to receive email death notifications please complete the online form by clicking on the button below.
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