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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 knolan@fumchurst.org. We are currently accepting submissions for the June/July, 2019 issue. Deadline: 5 p.m., May 3, 2019.

Here are some upcoming events:

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Discipleship
Adult Learning Opportunities

Register for an Adult Study online or at the Connect Desk. For more information, contact Rev. Donna McKee.
Adult Learning Opportunities

The Great Divorce

Sundays, May 5 and 12, 9:45 a.m., W124

Join us for a discussion of this compelling, thought-provoking book by C.S. Lewis. Try to have the first half of the novel read by the first session. Register for the study online or at the Connect Desk. Class fee $10. Books available at the Connect Desk.

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MinistrySafe

Are you MinistrySafe trained? All adults serving in ministries with children and youth who have not been MinistrySafe certified, must attend training. Online registration required for training and childcare.

Upcoming training sessions, 6:30 p.m. in C109:
April 24
May 8
May 22
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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, May 10, 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:  2-4 p.m
Youth Choir Rehearsal: 4-5 p.m.
Dinner: 5 p.m. ($3 payable at the door)
Youth Worship & Small Groups: 5:30-7 p.m.

Fundraiser Prep Night

Saturday, April 28, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Anderson

During our regular youth time we will be prepping for our upcoming mission trip fundraiser! Come on over to Anderson to help us.

Mission Trips

Senior High (9th-12th graders), June 22-29
Indiana, Wheeler Mission

Junior High (7th and 8th graders), July 14-20
Oklahoma, Peppers Ranch Foster Care Community 

If interested and for more information, contact youth@fumchurst.org.

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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. Register by April 30 and receive $25 off of the registration fee. 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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Day School is Hiring

If you love working with children and would like a flexible part-time schedule, the Day School is hiring teachers for all age groups. If interested, please contact Amy Richardson or the Day School office or 817.968.3862.

Muffins with Mom

Wednesday, May 8 or Thursday, May 9
8:30 a.m., Anderson Center 

Day School Moms and Grandmothers are invited to have breakfast with your child! Meet us in Anderson Center for muffins, juice and coffee. Flyers will be going home with your child. Please RSVP to the Day School office by Thursday, May 2.

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Children's Discipleship
Acolyte Training

Sunday, April 28, 5 p.m., W103/104

FFor students entering grades 4-6 next fall. Parents remain with their children for this training. Register online for dinner ($3 per person). Current Acolytes do not need to attend.
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VBS Youth and Adult Volunteer Registration

Register online to serve at VBS. This year's theme is
Who is My Neighbor? Learning to Love Like Jesus. VBS 2019 is June 17-21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. VBS registrations begins Sunday, April 28!

Triumph Sports Camp

June 17-21, 12-4 p.m., after VBS

Triumph Sports is a Christ-Centered sports camp that uses sports as a means to help spread the Gospel.

Register online for both VBS volunteer opportunities and Triumph Sports Camp.
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Game Days

Wednesday, 24, 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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Work on Whatever (WOW)

Friday, April 26, 9:30 a.m., Parlor

CCM General Meeting

Friday, May 3, 9:30 a.m., Parlor

Mom's Movie Morning

Friday, May 17, 9:30 a.m., Cinema on the Mount

All mothers of young children are welcome. Childcare is available with advance online registration.
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Adopt-A-College Student - Finals Care Packages

Sunday, April 28, 12 p.m., I101

“Adoptive” families will put together care packages for students. Please bring a jumbo-sized box of individually wrapped snacks. For more information, contact Sarah Garza.

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Canafax Golf Scramble
Canafax Golf Scramble

Sunday, April 28, 12:30 p.m., Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club, Keller

All proceeds benefit FUMC Hurst’s mission fund. 

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HEB Reads
HEB Reads! Volunteers Needed

Thursday, May 2: Goodie Bag Stuffing, Pennington Field
Saturday, May 4: Kickoff Event, Pennington Field

FUMC Hurst is partnering with HEB ISD and other community partners to help promote summer reading in our community. The HEB Reads! kickoff event is May 4 and FUMC will have a booth providing a fun activity. FUMC will also assist with stuffing goodie bags on Thursday, May 2.  Visit the app or website for complete information or to volunteer for a slot.
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Understanding Your Grief
Understanding Your Grief

6 session study beginning Thursday, May 2, 1:30 p.m., W124.

Together we will explore the ten essential touchstones for finding hope and healing following the loss of a loved one. Childcare available with advance online registration. Books available at the Connect Desk or at the first session. Class fee $12. Rev. Donna McKee, Facilitator.
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Discipleship: This is Us

3 sessions beginning Sunday, May 5, 9:45 a.m., W204

What’s the connection with God, people and purpose all about? How do I live out my discipleship at FUMC Hurst? Explore these questions and more! Sarah Garza, Facilitator. Register for class online or at the Connect Desk.
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Burger Blitz
Burger Blitz

Sunday, May 5, noon, Fellowship Hall

To-go food will be available beginning at 11 a.m. Burgers provided by Outback Steakhouse. Benefits Youth Choir Tour. Tickets ($9) are available through April 21 in the Fellowship Hall and the church office. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

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Judicial Council Rulings - Town Hall Meetings

Tuesday, May 7, 7 p.m., Sanctuary or
Wednesday, May 8, 10 a.m., Sanctuary

Join Rev. Philip Rhodes as he discusses the implications of the Council’s rulings for the denomination and for FUMC Hurst.

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Covenant Groups Breakfast

Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m., Foyer

The Covenant Group community is invited to share breakfast and reflect on what it means to live the Covenant Prayer. Register online for meal and childcare.
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Scholarship Opportunities

Application deadline is Friday, May 17, 12 p.m.

Boenker Scholarship: Open to anyone pursing education beyond high school
Reeves Anderson Scholarship: Open only to graduating high school seniors.

Applications are available online beginning April 15. For more information, contact Sarah Garza.
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Music Ministry
Music Ministry Rehearsals

Adult Chancel Choir: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Revelation Ringers Handbell Choir: Sunday, 4 p.m., W125

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

Children’s Choirs:  Sunday, 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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