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June, 2017 Blog Entries

Youth APPA Roof – July 8th

Posted on: June 30th, 2017

  Join us as we finish the roof on the House on the Corner on July 8. All 9th-12th grade students who joined us on APPA are invited to help put on the roof. This is a great time of fellowship with your APPA friends and to continue our spirit of giving! Registration (Please sign-up under… Read More >>

Why Me? – Marylin Smith

Posted on: June 29th, 2017

The day I received my diagnosis I was stunned.  I thought about my entire life. The lives of my family crossed in front of me rapidly. I didn’t know what to do. The oncologist was very young and I will never forget his reaction to my, “Why me?  How can this happen?”  His reply to… Read More >>

Fatherhood – Ben Chamness

Posted on: June 29th, 2017

Do no harm. Do good. Stay in love with God. If you’ve been around the Methodist church a while, chances are you’ve heard those phrases. They are part of the teachings of John Wesley and reflect his approaches to faith and practicing Christianity. When I first heard that mantra, I was impressed by its directness… Read More >>

Morning Watch, July 2, 2017

Posted on: June 29th, 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 07022017  

Sports & Rec Class: Core and Tone

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

Core and Tone is a total body workout experience. The class consists of exercises to stabilize and strengthen the core muscles (back, hips, and abdominals), sculpting of upper and lower body muscles with hand weights and stretching to improve flexibility. There will be an emphasis on proper alignment for safe and effective results. All levels… Read More >>

Welcome to Youth – August 6

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

All incoming 6th graders and parents are invited to a fun meeting with the Youth Staff. We will introduce you to the Youth Program of CUMC. Please meet us in the Loft of the Sports & Rec Center at 11:00am on August 6th. For more information, contact stefani@cumc.com.

Youth Activities Week – August 7-12, 2017

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

Join us for our 2017 Youth Activities Week (YAW). We will have fun activities every day opened to all incoming 6th – 12th grade students. REGISTER ONLINE by August 6th to avoid the late fee. Monday Whirly Ball – NW Corner Parker/Independence 7:00 – 9:00pm  $8 Tuesday Jumpstreet Plano – 6505 W. Park 7:00 –… Read More >>

Youth A-Team Kick-Off – August 1

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

Our youth program relies on adults from our congregation to help lead and nurture our Middle School and High School students. We look for new A-Team members every fall to help with our incoming 6th grade students and any other grade looking for additional support. If you are interested in joining our A-Team, you are… Read More >>

Youth – 8th Grade Gym Night Wednesdays During Summer

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

            If you’ve just completed 8th grade, you are invited to hang out with your friends for some fun and games in the Sports and Rec gym every Wednesday from 6:00-7:30pm.

Joys and Concerns – June 27

Posted on: June 27th, 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: Ann Sielert   IN SYMPATHY: Sharon, Natalie and Kendall Demarest on the death of their husband/father James David “Jim” Demarest. Mike Goldman on the… Read More >>

Morning Watch, June 25, 2017

Posted on: June 22nd, 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 06252017

Coffee, tea, and holy water – new study for Women’s Bible Study

Posted on: June 22nd, 2017

Beginning July 24, at 10am (N255), Pastor Cathy Sweeney will begin a new book study for the Monday Morning Women’s Bible Study.  The selected book is “coffee, tea, and holy water,” which is a memoir of Amanda Hudson’s travel to five different countries to observe and learn how Christianity is practiced in areas other than… Read More >>

Joys and Concerns – June 21

Posted on: June 20th, 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: Hazel Grace Ambers-Lewis, born May 31, 2017 to Holly Ambers and Grady Lewis. Proud grandmother is Carol Dobbins. Desmond Marco Wendell was born on June 12, 2017 to Leann and… Read More >>

Senior Adults Upcoming Events – June 21

Posted on: June 20th, 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!  Sit back, relax and enjoy your day while meeting new friends. DALLAS HERITAGE VILLAGE AT OLD CITY PARK, JULY 14.… Read More >>

Morning Watch, June 18, 2017

Posted on: June 15th, 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 06182017

Senior Adults 60+ Upcoming Events – June 14

Posted on: June 13th, 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 & Concerns – June 14

Posted on: June 13th, 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: Frank Durkin Dan Cox Chuck Williams   IN SYMPATHY: Darcy Rohre on the death of her aunt.   UPCOMING FUNERAL… Read More >>

CUMC Summer College Program

Posted on: June 12th, 2017

This summer, Christ United is inviting all college-aged students back for more Sunday morning fellowship! The Summer College Program is a faith-centered community for college students who have come back home for summer break but can no longer attend the youth programs. It is a chance for young people to connect as they discuss how… Read More >>

CDC Summer Update

Posted on: June 9th, 2017

The CDC’s office hours will vary for the summer. The staff will return to regular office hours on August 1st. We have wait lists for all age groups except for our 1s (11 months-23 months by Sept 1st) and our 2s (Friday only). Please email CDC at cdc@cumc.com for more information.

New Members – May 2017

Posted on: June 9th, 2017

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

Youth – APPA June 18-24

Posted on: June 9th, 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 >>

Morning Watch, June 11, 2017

Posted on: June 8th, 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 06112017

Senior Adults 60+ Upcoming Events – June 7

Posted on: June 7th, 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 – June 7

Posted on: June 7th, 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: Ted Gillam Alicia Wanek Jean Spencer Bob Norris Katharine Doescher Dana Stryhal Josie Beasley Brianna Burnstad IN SYMPATHY: Melanie Klingsporn… Read More >>

Kairos Prison Ministry

Posted on: June 6th, 2017

  Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. (Kairos) is a lay-led, interdenominational Christian ministry in which men and women volunteers bring Christ’s love and forgiveness to prisoners and their families. The Kairos programs take the participants on a journey that demonstrates the love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ. Kairos Prison Ministry is Christian in nature, although… Read More >>

Transformational Learning

Posted on: June 1st, 2017

Transformational Learning at Christ United Methodist Church A Ministry of Serving Others The major focus of Serving Others at Christ United Methodist Church is providing innovative, meaningful, and transformative programming to children and families who are at risk and living an impoverished life with an absence of opportunity. These programs bring hope to those in… Read More >>