Lay persons who are trained in pastoral ministry, a Stephen Minister can help you through a difficult time or crisis in your life. A Stephen Minister promises to be a faithful friend, to refrain from lecturing, preaching or judging, and to maintain strict confidentiality. Click here for more information about Stephen Ministry. If you are in need of a Stephen Minister, contact the church office, or Kitty Hickerson, Stephen Ministry Leader, 972.742.6153 or
We are currently rebuilding our home-centered ministry after the pandemic. To be part of this important ministry, please contact Rev. Sarah Boyette at
Men@Work is a group of men from FUMC Hurst who will come in pairs to your home at your request to help with small jobs around the house. (You pay for supplies and materials.) Guys can change light bulbs, trim shrubs, help with computers, move heavy items, perform minor home repairs and more. If you need help, or if you would like to serve with Men@Work, call the church office, 817.282.7384, x41.
Prayer is the needful practice of all peoples and the exercise of faith and hope. If you are in need of prayer, CLICK HERE to submit a request online. You may also complete a Prayer Request Card and place it in an offering plate or in the prayer box located in the narthex. If you would like to participate in the Prayer Ministry Team, contact Sarah Garza, 817.282.7384 x44 or
Joyful Creations Prayer Shawl Ministry
Prayer Shawls are available for those in the midst of a life struggle, such as the loss of a loved one or an illness. If you know someone who is in need of a prayer shawl (they do not have to be a member of FUMC Hurst) or if you would like to participate in this ministry that meets in the Bride’s Room (Wesley 120) between 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursdays, contact Eileen Thrash at 817.282.2424 or Cindy Ware at 817.284.9720.
This group meets once a month at the church to prepare and deliver soups or casseroles to persons in need due to illness, disability or death in the family. Contact Sandra Hill at
or 817.282.7384 x. 17 for more information.
Lay Chaplain Ministry
Lay Chaplains are laypersons whose primary task is to make weekly visits to persons in rehabilitation centers. They offer care, support and help persons maintain connections when they are unable to be present at church. Contact Henry Schraub at
for more information.
Living with Cancer
For support, resources, and more information contact Jenny Ellis at
Recovery Groups (AA and Al-Anon)
Last Stop Alcoholics Anonymous Group and Last Stop AL-ANON Family Group meet weekly. We welcome all interested individuals at our 12–step meetings. All are open discussion format, and have a “home meeting” flavor. All are non-smoking.
AA meets in Wesley 203; Al Anon meets in Wesley 202.
Both groups meet Sundays, 7–8 p.m. and Wednesdays, 7–8 p.m. Contact Bob H. at 972.786.6445 for more information.
Child care is available with online registration through the church calendar.