Christ United Methodist Church
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May, 2017 Blog Entries

Family Values – Debbie Dobbs

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

My relationship with God began in a small Southern Baptist Church in Gulfport, Mississippi. When I was growing up, Sundays consisted of church followed by a day of family time together. During that time, all stores and restaurants closed on Sundays. Weird, huh? But looking back, that’s where the importance of family was instilled in… Read More >>

Angels – Mark Garica

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

I have guardian angels watching over me. We met for the first time when my family was selected to receive the first House on the Corner. I remember coming to the church to help build the house in the parking lot. I was only 6 when my mom, brother and I first moved into our… Read More >>

Sports & Rec Building Closings

Posted on: May 26th, 2017

The Sports & Rec Center will be closed on Monday, May 29th in Observance of Memorial Day. Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 30th.

Morning Watch, Sunday May 28, 2017

Posted on: May 25th, 2017

Read this week’s announcements relevant to adult ministries and Sunday classes. If you have questions about these, or if you would like to be added to the list to receive each week, please contact cathy@cumc.com The MORNING WATCH 05282017

Sports & Rec All Dolled Up Camp

Posted on: May 24th, 2017

All Dolled Up Camp is a special week just for girls and their dolls. Each day, we will have a theme for your daughter and her favorite doll such as a Spa Day and a Bakery Day. The girls will also make crafts for themselves and their special dolls. Favorite activities and crafts from last year will… Read More >>

Senior Adults 60+ Upcoming Events – May 24

Posted on: May 24th, 2017

REMEMBER TO BRING A CANNED OR BOXED FOOD TO EACH EVENT!  LET’S HELP THOSE LESS FORTUNATE! Come join us in one of more of our upcoming events or movies. Let our driver do the driving to our events!  Sit back, relax and enjoy your day! 50+ Wedding Anniversary Celebration, Sunday June 11, 2017, 5-7pm in… Read More >>

Joys and Concerns – May 24

Posted on: May 23rd, 2017

For confidentiality, some names may not be listed here. Please keep the following individuals and their families in your thoughts and prayers.   BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS: None at this time   RECENT SURGERIES, PROCEDURES AND HOSPITALIZATIONS: Louise Prior Dianna Beever   IN SYMPATHY:     UPCOMING FUNERAL / MEMORIAL SERVICES  

Morning Watch, Sunday May 21, 2017

Posted on: May 18th, 2017

Read this week’s announcements relevant to adult ministries and Sunday classes. If you have questions about these, or if you would like to be added to the list to receive each week, please contact cathy@cumc.com The MORNING WATCH 05212017

Potluck and Livestream Viewing of Annual Conference Service of Commissioning and Ordination, June 5

Posted on: May 15th, 2017

Annual Conference for the North Texas Conference of UMC is upon us: June 4-6, 2017. This year, the Conference will gather at First UMC Richardson. Our church sends several representatives as voting members of the Conference, as do all other churches in the North Texas Conference. This event is where all matters of the Conference… Read More >>

Youth – Senior Sunday June 4, 2017

Posted on: May 15th, 2017

Graduating High School Seniors: Christ United Methodist Church would like to honor and recognize our graduating CUMC seniors on Senior Sunday, June 4th, 2017.  During the 11:00am Table of Grace service, we invite you to wear your cap and gown, formally process down the aisle, and sit in the front. Following worship, we will hold a luncheon… Read More >>

CUMC’s Photo Club – June 7

Posted on: May 12th, 2017

Love taking photos? Join the new Photo Club at CUMC! Our purpose is to bring together people interested in exploring the wonder of God’s creation through the lens of a camera, encourage one another and share our love of nature, travels, people and memories. The Photo Club will meet on the first Wednesday of every month at… Read More >>

Morning Watch, May 14, 2017

Posted on: May 11th, 2017

Read this week’s announcements relevant to adult ministries and Sunday classes. If you have questions about these, or if you would like to be added to the list to receive each week, please contact cathy@cumc.com The MORNING WATCH 05142017

Spring Fitness classes starting soon

Posted on: May 11th, 2017

Summer Fitness classes starting soon! Come try fun classes like Core and Tone or Yoga that will be rewarding to you both emotionally and physically! New Session starts on June 26th, Check back at cumc.com/fitness soon for more details. For more information, contact Josh Beasley at jbeasley@cumc.com.  

Youth – APPA June 18-24

Posted on: May 11th, 2017

Join us on APPA! If you will complete the 9th-12th grade by this summer, get your tools ready for some mission work in San Saba, Texas! We’ll head south on June 18th (except for seniors who will leave on June 17th) where we’ll share the love of Christ by painting and doing home repairs to roofs, porches, and… Read More >>

Senior Adults 60+ Upcoming Events – May 10

Posted on: May 10th, 2017

REMEMBER TO BRING A CANNED OR BOXED FOOD TO EACH EVENT!  LET’S HELP THOSE LESS FORTUNATE! Come join us in one of more of our upcoming events or movies. Let our driver do the driving to our events!  Sit back, relax and enjoy your day! THE STAR COMPLEX, FRISCO, DATE CHANGED TO MAY 31 –… Read More >>

Joys and Concerns – May 10

Posted on: May 10th, 2017

For confidentiality, some names may not be listed here. Please keep the following individuals and their families in your thoughts and prayers.   BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS: None at this time   RECENT SURGERIES, PROCEDURES AND HOSPITALIZATIONS: Kevin Danner Dianna Beever   IN SYMPATHY: Denise Gillespie on the death of her mother, church member Pat Walker who… Read More >>

Confident Kids Club

Posted on: May 10th, 2017

Confident Kids Club is a social skills program for CUMC’s Children’s Development Center. These informal groups for 4-8 year old children (broken into an older and younger group) will teach basic social and emotional learning skills important for kindergarten and beyond.  Classes will be led by Laurie Kendig, LMSW and CUMC staff member. The series… Read More >>

CDC Magical Make-Believe Summer Camp – May 30-June 2

Posted on: May 10th, 2017

Calling all pirates, princesses, and astronauts! Join us for a week of imagination and make-believe. Dressing up, artistic opportunities, and pretend play are just a few examples of activities for this fun week of creativity. Join us for Children’s Discovery Center’s only camp for the summer of 2017 on Tuesday, May 30 – Friday, June 2. This camp… Read More >>

Meet Meredith

Posted on: May 9th, 2017

  We are pleased to announce the addition of Meredith McBride to our staff as our Family Ministries Director. Meredith comes to us from University Park UMC in Dallas, where she was responsible for creating one of the most successful ministries to children and their families in the Dallas area. This is a significant expansion… Read More >>

New members April 2017

Posted on: May 9th, 2017

Please welcome our newest members who joined Christ United Methodist Church in April.  

50th+ Wedding Anniversary Celebration June 11

Posted on: May 8th, 2017

If you have celebrated 50 years or more of marriage so far this year or will have celebrated this by the end of 2017, you are invited to attend our second bi-annual 50th Anniversary celebration.  This is CUMC’s way of celebrating this great milestone in your lives! The celebration will be held on June 11, 2017… Read More >>

25 Days to Better Mental Health – May 2017

Posted on: May 7th, 2017

Mental Health Awareness month MAY 2017 Calendar 25 Days To Better Mental Health May 7:  Boost brainpower by treating yourself to a couple pieces of dark chocolate every few days. The flavonoids, caffeine, and theobromine in chocolate are thought to work together to improve alertness and mental skills May 8:  Experiment with a new recipe,… Read More >>

Morning Watch, May 7, 2017

Posted on: May 5th, 2017

Read this week’s announcements relevant to adult ministries and Sunday classes. If you have questions about these, or if you would like to be added to the list to receive each week, please contact cathy@cumc.com The MORNING WATCH 05072017

3:16 Youth Retreat – July 14-17

Posted on: May 4th, 2017

PRINCETON SUMMER YOUTH RETREAT DATES: July 14-17 LOCATION: Collin County Adventure Camp Activities will include swimming, night hikes, gaga ball, basketball, tetherball, four square, ropes course, and bonfire. You don’t want to miss this fun and fellowship. Please contact Garcy Harper: gharper03@yahoo.com 214-973-0658

Greater Unity Opportunity – May 22

Posted on: May 2nd, 2017

Join us as we visit the East Plano Islamic Center on Monday, May 22nd at 10:30am. The address is 1360 N. Star Road Plano, TX 75074. On this outing, we will get to meet Imam Nadim Bashir, tour the Center, and learn about Islam. After the tour, small groups are encouraged to go to lunch… Read More >>

CDC Summer Fun Days – May 16 & 17

Posted on: May 2nd, 2017

On Tuesday, May 16th and Wednesday, May 17th are Summer Fun Days at CDC!  During the school day, the children will be participating in some extra outside activities, games in the gym and other special events to celebrate the upcoming summer. This year there will not be any water play, so children should wear their regular… Read More >>

Princeton VBS – Fruit of the Spirit

Posted on: May 2nd, 2017

Register Now!   DATES:  July 10-13 TIMES: 9:00 am – noon (four days) LOCATION: CUMC Princeton Campus – 310 Main Street, Princeton FOR KIDS: Ages 4 years (by September 1) through completed 5th grade Children will have fun and fellowship as they learn about God at VBS!  Every morning begins with an exciting assembly, followed by a relatable Bible… Read More >>

DISASTER IN CANTON

Posted on: May 1st, 2017

DISASTER IN CANTON For those interested in donating to those who have been devastated by recent storms, you can donate to UMCOR US Disaster Response.  Just make your check out to CUMC and mark “Advance #901670” in the memo line.  100% of the funds go to assistance for disaster survivors.  Also, our Disaster Response Team… Read More >>

Princeton Financial Peace – Friday

Posted on: May 1st, 2017

            Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University is coming to Princeton Change Your Money. Change Your Life. The Smarter Way to Manage Your Money When it comes to managing money, this class will teach you how to Pay off your debt Save for the future Make a great team Date: Starting FRIDAY… Read More >>