Chili's day

Sept 26,  11-11



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

9/20/19  Green Spaghetti



 Chili’s Day Fundraiser Thursday September 26th 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.


 Oct. 14,  4-8 pm 

2nd Monday's each month

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.  


1st Monday's each month

Oct 7  3:00-7:00 pm


El Pollo Loco Fundraiser - 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!





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!


Starting October 8 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.

 September 24  Gathering 6-8 p.m.

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.


 UMW Annual Meeting

UMW Rio Texas Annual Meeting Sept 27-28th at St Marks UMC in McAllen. Contact Joyce Ramsdale for more info.


 Bible Study Wednesdays Oct 2-23rd at Noon


Brown Bag Bible Study Oct 2nd – 23rd at noon in Chapel on the Book of Esther.  Purple sign up sheet in the Welcome Center. Joyce Ramsdale leading.


 Upcoming Dates

 Upcoming events:

Oct. 5  Baked Potato Fundraiser Saturday from 11-2 pm for Mammograms for those who cannot afford them.. Mark your calendars now, tickets will be available soon.

Oct. 13th Staff Appreciation Potluck Lunch after 11 am service, mark your calendars.

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

Oct. 31 Trunk R Treats 




Sept 28th 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.

Health Ministry Baked Potato Plates

October 5th   11-2  


Health Ministry Fundraiser Plates October 5, 11 am to 2 pm  $8.00 plate includes: -Baked Potato Bar -Assorted toppings -Dessert & Beverage. Supports Free Mammograms for those in need. Tickets on sale NOW in Welcome Center and office.!



Every Monday Morning Ongoing! 


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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 DO YOU KNOW HOW TO EDIT WEB PAGES? Our new administrator needs help keeping this site updated and improving it. If you can help, please give us a call at the office. 585-1665



Ongoing Study in Spanish

 Estudio bíblico en español todos los jueves por la noche a las 6:00 pm en la capilla con el pastor Garzón. Ven y aprende la Biblia con el pastor Garzón - 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.