April 21, 2018

 
One Youth Gathering Youth – be at the church by 3:30 PM on Saturday the 21st to leave for the event. Have fun!!

April 27-28, 2018

 
Youth Lock-In will be April 27 & 28. They are collecting money to be donated to the Lydia Patterson Institute in San Antonio. The youth are in the Welcome area for you to donate to. They need $50.00 each to be able to participate.

May 3, 2018

 

Mayor Beto Salinas’ National Day of Prayer luncheon will be held at the new Mission Events Center. If you would like to attend, tickets are $20.00 each and can be obtained from the Church office.

May 21, 2018

Trusted Con Confianza Training Pastor Bill has arranged for us to have another on-site training for the Rio Texas Conference portion of our Child and At Risk Adult training. If you want to attend, it will be held here Monday, May 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. You can sign up on-line at https://riotexas.org/safetrainings Be sure to select the one for FUMC, Mission.

May 27 , 2018

Graduation Party! 5 of our Youth Group will be graduating this year. In their honor, we are having a potluck dinner on May 27 at 12:00 PM, following our Sunday Services

   We have a box in the Welcome Center area for the next few weeks to collect your gifts for the Graduates as a scholarship from our Church Body. The gifts will be evenly distributed to the Graduates at the dinner. Those graduating are: Alex Anzaldua, Bethany Duke, Thomas Hennings, Pita Lopez, and Aylin Luna.

July, 2018

Trash & Treasures Many thanks to Doris Just for stepping up to run our yard sale!! She will be making announcements and requests over the next 2 months, so hang on to your “stuff” and have it ready when she says it can be accepted. If you can help, she would love to hear from you at (956)240-7957.

Happening now!

Confirmation Class has started and will run until May 20. The class is for any youth age 13 to 18 who would like to become a Professing member of the church. Classes will be held in the front classroom on the 2nd floor of the Education building.

Happening now!

Summer Dinner & Dialog – Summer Dialog groups are now being formed. They will meet from May through August. These are groups of eight persons who meet once a month to have breakfast, lunch, brunch or dinner. Each couple takes turns hosting and decides where they will meet. The purpose of the gathering is to get better acquainted with one another and is strictly social. Please sign up as soon as you can. Any questions, you may call Donna Recknagel at 956-583-2207. PLEASE PICK UP FORMS AT THE WELCOME CENTER.

Happening now!

Coffee Bar Need YOU! The Coffee Bar desperately needs volunteers for the 7:00-9:00 AM shift. Training is provided. Contact Janice Earl (417)230-0878 if you are interested.

Ongoing

Prayer Group – Just a reminder that the Prayer Group meets every Monday at 11:00 AM in the Chapel. Attendance has been a bit slim recently and 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.

Ongoing

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.

Ongoing

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. You can bring yours to the office any time during normal office hours.