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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 December/January, 2019/20 issue. Deadline: 5 p.m., November 1, 2019.

Here are some upcoming events:

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First Sundays

Sunday, November 3, 9:45 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.

UMC, A to Z

Sunday, November 10, 17 and 24, 9:45 a.m.,

We will focus on the vocabulary, theology and practices that are unique to Methodism. Rev. Beth Stuyck, Facilitator

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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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Advent Study

Eight week study beginning Sunday, November 3,
9:45 a.m., W124

Join us we discuss Hidden Christmas: The Surprising Truth Behind the Birth of Christ. Joe and Liz Motley, Facilitators. Books available at the Connect Desk. Register online.

Growing With

Sunday, November 3, 5:30 p.m., W210

Parents of all ages are invited to come support one another on this parenting journey. Rev. Holly Dittrich, Facilitator.

Understanding Your Grief

Monday, November 11, 6:30 p.m., W124

We will explore the essential touchstones for finding hope and healing following the loss of a loved one. Books are available at the Connect Desk. Please register online.

Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life

New Men's Book Discussion Group

Contact Joe Motley at or stop by the Connect Desk and sign up. Time and day will be determined by the group.

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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.
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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, November 8, 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:  4-5 p.m.
Dinner: 5 p.m. ($3 payable at the door)
Youth Worship & Small Groups: 5:30-7 p.m.

Craft and Prayer

Tuesday, October 22, 6-8 p.m., Anderson

Join us for a night of prayer and reflection through crafts. Supplies will be provided or bring your own. Elementary aged students are welcome (parent must be present).

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Day School is Selling Butter Braid Pastries

Day School will be selling delicious Butter Braid Pastries through October 15. Pick-up will be November 7 at the Day School. If you would like to place an order for the holidays please contact us at 817-968-3862, or you can order online (type Day School in the search bar).
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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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Children's Ministry
Children's Discipleship Opportunities

Sunday, October 20, 5-7 p.m., W103/104

Dinner: 5-5:30 p.m., $3/per person at the door. Please register online for dinner. Discipleship opportunities will follow dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. 
Children's Leadership Team: Grades 4-5
Bible Buddies: Grade 3
Faith and Films: Grades K-2
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Mission Possible Kids

Sunday, November 3, 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 online. For information, contact Rhean Wren.
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Game Day

Wednesday, October 23, 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.

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Trunk or Treat

Sunday, October 27, 5-6:30 p.m., church parking lot

Welcome hundreds of children from our church and community for fun, games, prizes and candy. Planning to decorate your trunk? Register online so that we can send you event details. Candy donations are now being accepted.
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UMW General Meting

Tuesday, November 5, 9:30 a.m., W105/106

Join us as guest speaker, Vicky Otterman, presents a program on Climate Justice for All. How does climate affect our community and the larger society?

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Spiritual Day Retreat - I'm Present, Not Perfect!
Saturday, November 9, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Duncan Family Life Center, City Point UMC
​​​​​​​7301 Glenview Drive, N.Richland Hills 
Cost: $25 (includes contintental breakfast, lunch and snacks)

Join us as we pause from our busyness for a day of intentional presence with God. We will also explore concepts from Shauna Neiquist's book Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living. Book is optional and can be purchased at Please register online for this event.
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Simple Elegance
Simple Elegance - Hostesses Needed

A Holiday Evening for Women
Monday, December 2, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall

Hostesses agree to decorate a table for 8 and provide dessert for that table. Tickets ($10) will be available beginning Sunday, November 3. For more information email

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Music Ministry
Music Ministry Rehearsals

Adult Chancel Choir: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

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

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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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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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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2020 Commitment

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