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Office hours are 8 am - 3 pm Mon-Fri. 

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Christmas Eve Services Dec 24th at 5:00, 7:00, & 9:00 pm. Please be aware of social distancing. Invite your family & friends!


  Worship Service will continue, as always, to be streamed on Facebook live each week at 9 am where it will remain on our Facebook page as a post.   In order to view, first find our Facebook page:  ‘First United Methodist Church of Mission, TX’.  Then, Like us.   You will now be able to view each week. Please call office if you need help 956-585-1665.

Giving can be mailed in to:  FUMC Mission, 1101 Doherty, Mission, TX 78572

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Restaurant Fellowship Fundraiser Days

Ace's BBQ Fundraiser 956-205-2151 1st and 2nd Mondays each month, TO GO or eat in,    ALL day 11 am- 9 pm is our fundraiser days at Ace's! Yummy BBQ at a good price for you, and 15% of your purchase for the church.  *Verbal Church ID required while ordering for credit.  THANK YOU ACE'S!! 


 Chili’s Fellowship Fundraiser Day back!  Third Thursdays each month. All day October 21 from 11:00 am – 11:00 pm. Go for lunch or dinner and enjoy great fellowship at the Chili’s off Shary Rd and Exp. The church receives 15% of all proceeds back to us!

*Verbal Church ID required while ordering.








Men’s Emmaus Reunion Group every Tuesday morning at 7:30 am here at the church in the Coffee Bar Area. Cancelled for now.

 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.

Women’s ‘Gonna Be Angels’ Group meets 8:30 am Fridays. Contact Ande Leatherman 956-583-1178

Pilgrim applications are now being accepted for the VEC #110 Men's Walk TBA. Fee $170. See the Valley Emmaus website for more details.  Go to for application.  De Colores!



This Week

Sunday Jan 9

8, 9, & 11:00 am

Worship Services

10:00 am

Sunday School

5:00 pm

Spanish Worship


Jan 10

All Day

Ace’s BBQ

11:00 am

Prayer Time

2:00 pm

Pastor’s Study

7:00 pm

AlaNon Meeting

7:00 pm

AA Meeting


Jan 11

9:00 – 11:30 am

ESL Classes

7:00 pm

Handbell Practice


Jan 12

7:30 am

Congregational Breakfast

5:30 pm

Praise Team Rehearsal

7:00 pm

Choir Practice


Jan 13

9:00 – 11:30 am

ESL Classes

12 Noon

UMW Luncheon


Jan 14

5:30 pm

Dinner w Friends

7:00 pm

AA Meeting


Jan 15


Jan 16

8, 9, & 11:00 am

Worship Services

10:00 am

Sunday School

5:00 pm

Spanish Worship


It is possible upon entering this church, you may hear the Call of God. But it’s not likely that he will contact you by phone... Thank you for turning off your phone.



Handbell Practice moved to Tuesdays in January at 7:00 pm.






  Meetings will be in Chapel

Committee’s Coming Up:

Stewardship – Tues. Jan 18th  - 3:00 pm

Finance – Tues. Jan 18th - 5:00 pm

Church Council – Tues. Jan 25th - 5:30 pm

Trustees – Tues. Feb 1  - 6:00 pm

UMW Meetings Coming Up: 

-UMW Lunch Jan 13  @ Noon in Fellowship Hall.  All are invited to Luncheons. Bring a brown bag lunch. Installation of 2022 officers.


Donations for ‘Air Conditioner Fund’, above & beyond regular giving, still gratefully accepted  Total: $26,402.51. Mark A/C Fund on your check. $6,204.00 rec’d to date. Thank you to all donating! Grease Trap total was $12,210.00.


Upcoming Opportunities & Events:

-Jan 12th  at 7:30 am, Congregational Breakfast on 2nd Wednesdays through April.


01/18 PU at FB, 01/19 Bagging, 01/20 Distr

02/01 PU at FB, 02/02 Bagging, 02/03 Distr

-Pablo’s Closet clothing Distribution same as Food Pantry Distr days.

- Emmaus Gathering – 1st Sat, Feb 5th at 4 pm here at Mission FUMC, all welcome. for walk applications & medical forms. 

-Feb 20th  – Noisy Pot Sunday


Jan 10th - Ace’s BBQ Fundraiser the 1st & 2nd Mondays each month, ALL day. 2536 E. Griffin Pkwy. Awesome BBQ, and free peach cobbler night! Curbside or dine in 956-205-2151. *Verbal Church ID required while ordering.


 Jan 20th  Chili’s Fellowship Fundraiser Day back!  Third Thursdays each month. All day from 11:00 am – 11:00 pm. Go for lunch or dinner and enjoy at the Chili’s off Shary Rd and Exp. The church receives 15% of all proceeds back to us!  *Verbal Church ID required while ordering.


Journey 101  Knowing, Loving & Serving God’ Pt II  Pastor Bill continues in-person study beginning this Monday @ 2:00 pm on Jan 10th through March.


Stitches of Love-We are starting up Stitches of Love again in January. We will meet the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month in the choir room at 9am. Jan 20th. Come and join in the fun. Bears need eyes and stuffing and working on lap robes.


Dan Steenken’ Concert on YouTube!

If you missed it on 12/17 or if you’d like to hear it again, search YouTube: ‘Classical Concert – Pianist Dan Steenken’.


Texas Mobility will be here, once again, at all Jan 23rd Worship Services to offer their health screening package here on Jan 31st & Feb 1st  to our church family.


Please Invite Your Peeps!

ALWAYS time to be invitational!

v  Give 3 people an invite card

v  Share Worship Service on Facebook

v  Pick up the phone and invite 3 people

v  Be sure to welcome our visitors

v  Invite to Worship, a Study, Food Pantry help, Lunch at Fundraisers, Sunday School or Dinner with Friends.


Donations of clean, gently worn, seasonal clothes welcome, to be distributed on Food Pantry distribution days, the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month.

Contact office for info.


Week of

Jan 9, 2022

Finance News

Budget for 2022

$  423,216.00

Needed Weekly

$ 8,138.00

Total Received Last Week

$ 11,437.00


$ 11,437.00

Total Needed to Date ‘22

$ 8,138.00

Emergency/Reserve Fund

$ 19,434.28

A/C Giving IN Reserve fund

$ 6,204.00

Grease Trap Giving IN Rsrv

$ 10,580.00

Elevator Loan Balance

$ 44,150.00

Misc. Fndrsrs Rstrnts

$ 50.00

Communion  Shoe Bank

$ 178.00

Shoe Bank

$ 1,662.98

Apportionments Bal.

$ 37,903.00

Food Pantry served Dec

454 Families

2022 Stewardship Campaign Update:

General Fund: $ 34,660.00

Elevator Fund: $ 3,080.00

Remember to designate giving on your checks or envelopes.


THANK YOU to ALL who give of their time, prayers, gifts & love to this awesome church family!

It  JUST isn’t  CH_RCH without U!

Blessings in 2022!



Blessings in 2022!



Prayer for the New Year
May all who work for a world of Peace and Reason, be granted the gifts of Strength and Courage;
May the Good that dwells within every human heart be magnified; May the Blessings of Truth and Understanding, always be ours~
And as we grow and build for tomorrow,
May we join hearts and celebrate the miracle of each other, as we also remember our loved ones gone before us...
Wishing you a wonderful new year filled
with happiness, harmony and hope!!





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 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, pray from home at this time, 11:00 am Mondays.


 Needed Volunteer

 If you have any extra time you would like to help out in the office for a morning or afternoon during the week, to help answer phones, greet visitors, or help fold bulletins, contact office or the pastor.



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.