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

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                    Note from Pastor Bill:

Dear Friends, 

All three morning services will resume with the same CDC recommendations of

1) Hand Sanitizers, 2) 6ft Social Distancing, sitting in pews not taped off, and 3) all will wear Face Masks.

  Praise rehearsal will be on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm at its normal scheduled time.

 Please continue to keep each other in your prayers.  

In Christ's Service, 

Pastor Bill Duke, Mission FUMC

  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!! 


Yelateria - 3503 N. Ware Rd, Every Tuesday ALL day, each month. Located just south of Nolana. Ice Cream specialties as well as gourmet hamburgers, hot dogs, wings, subs, paninis, wraps & salads. 15% of sales from the church will go specifically to our Food Pantry. 956-618-3815. *Verbal Church ID required while ordering 



Oriental Kitchen Fellowship Fundraiser Day 3rd & 4th Mondays each month ALL day from 11am to 8 pm. 1801 N. Conway. They donate $1.00 per plate sold with drink purchase.  Call in your order to (956) 599-9076.  If busy call 956-313-3345.  TAKE OUT Available/ Curbside service. *Verbal Church ID required while ordering for credit.











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 May 16

3:00 pm


5:00 pm

Spanish Service


May 17

All Day

Oriental Kitchen

11:00 am

Prayer Time

7:00 pm

Handbell Practice

7:00 pm

AlaNon Meeting

7:00 pm

AA Meeting


May 18

All Day

Yelateria Day

3:00 pm


5:00 pm



May 19

5:30 pm

Praise Team Rehearsal


May 20

8:30 am

Food Distribution


May 21

7:00 pm

AA Meeting


May 22

5-7:00 pm

El Valle Youth Rally


May 23

3:00 pm


5:00 pm

Spanish  Worship



















Evangelism ‘Invite Your Peeps to Church’ Campaign.

Please invite  friends to join us next Sunday.


May 17th & 24th  Oriental Kitchen 1801 N. Conway Fundraiser Day  3rd & 4th Mondays ALL day each month.. They donate $1.00 per plate sold with drink or soup purchase.  Additional charge for credit cards apply. Curbside available 956-599-9076. *Verbal Church ID required while ordering.


June 7 & 14  Ace’s BBQ Fundraiser the 1st & 2nd Mondays each month, ALL day. 2536 E. Griffin Pkwy. Great fellowship as well as awesome BBQ and free peach cobbler night! Phone in or dine in 956-205-2151. *Verbal Church ID required while ordering.


Yelateria 3503 N. Ware Rd, Every Tuesday ALL day, each month. Located just south of Nolana. 15% of sales from the church will go specifically to our Food Pantry. 956-618-3815.

*Verbal Church ID required while ordering.


Please use a mask, hand sanitizer & social distance in the Fellowship Hall.   Committee Meetings Coming Up:

Stewardship – Tues. May 18th  at 3:00 pm

Finance – Tues May 18h at 5:00 pm

Church Council – Tues. May 25th at 5:30 pm

Trustees – Tues. June 1st  at 6:00 pm


Education Bldg Window Project – Donations being accepted above reg giving to Emerg/Reserve fund to help replace some of the windows most in need total $12,900.00. Mark WINDOWS on your checks. 

Upcoming Opportunity Events:

-El Valle Youth Rally May 22nd 5-7 pm Harling.

- Emmaus Gatherings – 1st Sat, June 5th at 4 pm here at Mission FUMC, all welcome.  Walk applications at:

-Noisy Pot Sunday June 20th

-MSP Mission FUMC June 20-28th

-4th of July Picnic at noon

 -Rummage Sale July 16th  & 17th Accepting donations at the church. Doris Just will chair the sale, and needs some help:  -4 to help set up and price items. -4 strong helpers to move and carry heavier items, like furniture and appliances. -2 to help send or deliver flyers around town and RV parks, and get ads in local papers. -Several with trucks to pick up donated items. If you are willing and able to help sign-up on green sheet in Welcome Center/ Office or call the church.  956-585-1665.


Seeking Soloists for 11 am Worship Service.  Text Dan @ 956-566-7514.


Mercy Chefs and FUMC McAllen began the work of serving others in early March.  Since they began, Mercy Chefs has prepared and served over 33,000 meals have been served to migrants in our area.  We praise GOD for the opportunity to serve alongside them!        Daily Shifts are:

10:00 am–1:00 pm– Food Prep FUMC McAllen

1:00–4:00 pm- FOOD PREP, CLEAN UP

IMPORTANT:  Please call or text, to register, prior to coming to serve.  Numbers have been fluctuating drastically! If anyone would like to serve, they can call, text or e-mail Susan Hellums(956)648-8509 Or sign up on line, directly with Mercy Chefs at  

 Taylor Christian School in McAllen is looking for volunteers or help in raising support to help reduce enrollment costs and make Christian education a reality for RGV children. Contact Andrea Cooper, principal 956-686-7574, if you are willing to help


Week of

May 16, 2021

Finance News

Budget for 2021


Needed Weekly


Total Received Last Week


Total to Date


Total Needed to Date


Emergency/Reserve Fund


Window Giving Spec Fund


Elevator Loan Balance


Misc Fndrsrs Restaurants


Shoe Bank


Food Pantry served April

437 Families


Stewardship Update:

64 pledges for General Fund = $169,098.00

21 Pledges Elevator Fund: $15,154.00

Remember to designate your giving on your checks.






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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.