Fundraiser Days



Dinner With Friends - Meal served for every and any one every Friday at 5:30 pm. 


 Chili’s Day Fundraiser Thursday October 31st from 11 am to 11 pm. Located by the HEB plus off Ware Rd shopping center.  Come fellowship and enjoy each other over a meal!  15% of all proceeds come back to the church.  What a great opportunity for fellowship and breaking bread together!  All day long, just bring a flyer available in welcome center at church. Click here to get your flyer.


Ace's BBQ Fundraiser -October 14th next date- click here to get your flyer for fundraisers at Ace's! Yummy BBQ at a good price for you, and 15% of your purchase for the church. See the flyer or the Calendar page for the monthly dates. 


El Pollo Loco Fundraiser First Mondays each month, Nov 4th- click here to get your flyer for this wonderful fundraiser for the church. The hours are 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM and we get a 40% donation on everything you purchase!   Come fellowship and enjoy some great chicken!



S.O.S. Serve Our Schools is coming up THIS Saturday, October 19! Breakfast in the Fellowship Hall at 7:30 AM, followed by work at  local schools at 8:30. Pastor Bill is working on finalizing the plans. White signup in Welcome Center. All help is needed!  Bring yard tools etc.


Trunk N Treats

Oct 31, 5pm 


Oct 31st Trunk N Treats, 5-7 pm.  Go to our Chili's day for lunch then come with car decorated, ready to share the Halloween fun with trick or treats for neighborhood children! Hot dogs & nachos will be served. Candy donations, (non chocolate for event, but always welcome in the office) are being accepted. Also green sign-up in Welcome Center for participating in the fun 5–7 pm in our parking lot.






Men’s Emmaus Reunion Group every Tuesday morning at 7:30 am here at the church in the Coffee Bar Area. All are welcome!

 Women’s Emmaus Group If you would like to join on Saturdays at 9:30 am, contact Ange Duvall at 956-627-5407 or 956-662-9632 for meeting location.

 Registration is now open for the Women's Walk to Emmaus #VEC-109 on November 7-10. At the Valley Baptist Retreat Center in Mission, fee $170.00. Go to for application.  De Colores!


November 12 at 6:30pm, monthly Gatherings on the 2nd Tuesdays each month will also be held at St. John UMC, 109 FM 3167, Rio Grande City, 78582. Potluck then worship.

 Emmaus Gathering All are welcome at our monthly Gatherings,  August thru November. We meet at First United Methodist Church, 321 E. Harrison St. in Harlingen (FUMC Harlingen) on the 4th Tuesday from 6 - 8 pm. Potluck supper starts at 6 pm and worship at 7 pm. Free childcare is provided.

 October 26  Gathering 6-8 p.m.

 UMW Call to Action



A Call to Action plan is going to be implemented by collecting hygiene items in tote bags for Holding Institute in Laredo and Good Neighbor Settlement House in Brownsville.  Some Districts and/or units are already helping by distributing purses or bags filled with hygiene items to include snacks. Once again those items most needed most you can buy for $1.00 at Dollar Tree.  If you collect travel sizes those can be used as well. Items needed by Tuesday to be brought to Annual Conference, however we can always bring to District Office later.

Movie Night

Oct 20th 5:30 pm


Movie Night October 20 at 5:00 pm in the Chapel. Movie featured is UNBROKEN, with Part 2 featured in Nov.




Congregational Breakfast Nov 7 at 7:30 am on first Thursdays. Come fellowship, have a great breakfast and hear a guest speaker from different missions here in the Valley.

 Bible Study Wednesdays Oct 2-23rd at Noon


Brown Bag Bible Study Oct 2nd –16th  at noon in Chapel on the Book of Esther.  Purple sign up sheet in the Welcome Center. Joyce Ramsdale leading.


 Upcoming Dat

ESL classes Registration - Oct 30th, 9-11 am.  Classes begin Nov 6th 9-11:45 am.

Oct. 31 Trunk R Treats 5-7 pm in our parking lot.  Nachos & hot dogs served!  Sign up in Welcome Center for participation!




Oct. 12th at 9:30 am El Valle District Migration and Refugee Response  Help is welcome here in our kitchen to help group help Catholic Charities make sandwiches & provide snacks to help feed the migrant families.

Dates to make sandwiches: October 26,  November 2 & 16 & 30, December 14 & 28.

















 Every Monday 11 am 


Prayer Group – Just a reminder that the Prayer Group meets every Monday at 11:00 AM in the Chapel. We have lots of people who are in need of prayer. If you can spare an hour to help others, come join us in this vital ministry.


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Estudio bíblico en español todos los jueves por la noche a las 6:00 pm en la capilla con el pastor BB. Vey aprende la Biblia con el Pastor BB - en español. Todos son bienvenidos


Do you have any unused glasses? Cell phones? Hearing aids? The Lion’s Club would LOVE to take them off your hands! Just bring them to church with you and drop them in the box at the Welcome Center They will be recycled by being distributed to those who are in need, but cannot afford them.




Do you have old Upper Rooms? How about Daily Breads? Any other devotionals? Folks at the Salvation Army are in need of them to help them with their journeys to the Lord. A basket has been placed in the Welcome Center for you to put them in




 LOST items left in church after services?  Please check the counter at the Welcome Center to see if yours.