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October, 2017 Blog Entries

Morning Watch, October 22, 2017

Posted on: October 19th, 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 10222017

The Miracle of the House on the Corner – Clyde Rupert

Posted on: October 19th, 2017

It all began on Dec. 29th of 2003 with a phone call from Don who said that he wanted to do something that would “Galvanize the Congregation” and he wanted me to head it up. This call would change my life and the lives of thousands. Along with the goal of getting 1000 different volunteers… Read More >>

HOTC Celebration Sunday – Tina Wilson

Posted on: October 19th, 2017

It is hard to believe we are on House on the Corner (HOTC) 13.  It seems like yesterday it was just an idea, a desire from Rev. Don Underwood to galvanize the congregation. Did we do that?  Yes, 13 houses ago we did, but today it is so much more.  To put into words what… Read More >>

Youth Spring Break Mission Trip – March 11-17, 2018

Posted on: October 17th, 2017

Get excited for Spring Break Mission Trip 2018 when we head to Chicago to do our urban mission work on March 11-17th!  We will meet at Love Field at 6:30pm on March 11th and return on March 17th at 10:40pm. Cost is $750 and includes all meals, lodging, transportation, and a fun day of activities while we are there! REGISTRATION Payments are… Read More >>

Morning Watch, October 15, 2017

Posted on: October 12th, 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 10152017

Seeking Hosts and Facilitators for Small Group Advent Studies

Posted on: October 12th, 2017

Christ United is testing the concept of church-wide small groups this Advent season. Small groups are perfect for individuals who want more from their relationship with God and community, but who haven’t found that ‘right’ connection with a group at the church yet. We are seeking 5 families to host Small Groups at their homes… Read More >>

Sports & Rec Building Closings

Posted on: October 12th, 2017

  The Sports & Rec Center will be closed from Wednesday, Nov 22 at 12 PM until Monday, Nov 27 at 5:30 AM for the Thanksgiving Holiday. For more information, contact Josh Beasley at jbeasley@cumc.com.

The Path Less Traveled – Linda Howe

Posted on: October 12th, 2017

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 It was almost a year ago that I anticipated hearing Dr. Lisa Miller, author of The Spiritual Child, speak at Christ United about her… Read More >>

Learning to Give – Oct 22

Posted on: October 11th, 2017

Children’s Mission Opportunity Sunday, Oct 22nd, all children in Sunday School will receive a special giving-focused lesson to teach them about how God has blessed them and then how they can bless others. The lesson will be led by Missy Wilkinson and will conclude with a special mission project for the children.  No registration required!… Read More >>

Senior Adults 60+ – Upcoming Events October 11

Posted on: October 10th, 2017

Come join us for one or more of our upcoming events.  Let our driver do the driving!  Sit back, relax and enjoy your day while making new friends. If you would like to send suggestions or register for an event, please click here. Dallas Arboretum, Friday, October 20.  We will again visit the Arboretum.  This has… Read More >>

Joys and Concerns – October 11

Posted on: October 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 Scott and Megan Scarbrough are proud parents of their third child Abigail Nicole McSherry Scarbrough, who was born on October 2, 2017. Her siblings are Joshua (4) and Amy (2).  Her proud… Read More >>

Dallas Area Senior Forum – Nov 11

Posted on: October 10th, 2017

Dallas Area Senior Forum Sponsored by Christ United Methodist Plano Stephen Ministry and Frisco First UMC Saturday, November 11 | 9:00-11:45 AM | Breakfast Included This event will be held at CUMC Plano in Room N156. Dallas Area Senior Forums has been formed to educate and inform seniors and their families about topics related to aging –… Read More >>

Veterans Photo Display – Nov 5-12

Posted on: October 10th, 2017

Honor Your Service Member! Do you have a loved one who is active duty, military, a veteran, or in college ROTC? Bring a framed photo with name, rank, and branch of service to the Welcome Desk by November 1st November 5-12 – Our annual picture display of veterans in the Atrium Hallway has always been a favorite with our… Read More >>

Youth Fall Retreat – Nov 17-19

Posted on: October 10th, 2017

Fall Retreat will be November 17-19, at Sky Ranch for all 6th-12th grade students. Cost is $200 for those who register no later than November 12th and $220 for anyone after that date. Meals, transportation, and activities are all included in the cost, including a fun t-shirt. (Note that we will not be able to… Read More >>

Youth Middle School Boys – November 4

Posted on: October 10th, 2017

Bring your “A” game to the Sports and Rec Center on Saturday, November 4th for five hours of non-stop sports fun! Teams will compete in different sporting events from 4:30 to 9:30 PM to determine who will be crowned champions. All Middle School (6th-8th grade) boys are invited to join us for this sports-filled event. Cost… Read More >>

Youth Small Groups – Fall 2017

Posted on: October 10th, 2017

9th grade GIRLS will meet on Monday evenings throughout the Fall. Dates TBA 10th grade GIRLS will begin meeting soon. Stay tuned for dates! 11th grade GIRLS will meet every other Wednesday (opposite weeks from co-ed) at the Starbucks on Spring Creek and Coit from 7:00-8:00pm October 18 November 1, 15 December 6, 20 11th grade… Read More >>

Movie Group Plans Oct 21 Movie Outing “Same Kind of Different as Me”

Posted on: October 9th, 2017

CUMC’s movie group invites you to join them to watch “Same Kind of Different as Me” on Saturday, October 21. This movie, based on the bestselling book of the same name, is the true story of a friendship between two individuals. The first is Ron Hall, a prominent and wealthy citizen in Fort Worth, who… Read More >>

CDC Preschool Parent Association (PPA) – Nov 7

Posted on: October 8th, 2017

Join us at our next PPA (Preschool Parent Association) meeting on Tuesday, November 7th at 9:15 AM in the Donut Room (next to Trinity Hall). We will talk about our upcoming events and continue to plan for fundraisers and teacher appreciation. If you need childcare during the meeting, email natalie@cumc.com to make a reservation. Hope to see you there!

CDC Dadurday – Nov 4th

Posted on: October 8th, 2017

Preschool dads and kids (all ages are welcome) are invited to the CDC Playground on Saturday, November 4th from 8:30 AM– 10 AM. Give mom a much deserved break, spend quality time with your kids, and meet other CDC dads! Breakfast burritos, donuts, coffee and juice will be provided. Come rain or shine. We’ll play in… Read More >>

CDC Library Bus

Posted on: October 8th, 2017

The Christ United Library is coming directly to the south Narthex during CDC’s pick up time! Families can check out books, DVDs, and CDs and return them within a month to the Library. The Library Bus will visit from 1:15-2:15 PM on the following dates: October 17 & 18 November 14 & 15 January 9… Read More >>

CDC Family Fun Night – Dec 7

Posted on: October 8th, 2017

Join CDC in your pajamas for a fun night of crafts, snacks and a special story time on Thursday, December 7 from 6-7 PM in Trinity Hall. Families and children of all ages are invited! For more information, contact natalie@cumc.com.

CDC Christmas Sing-A-Long – Dec 18 & 19

Posted on: October 8th, 2017

CDC Families are invited to join us for a festive sing-a-long on Monday, December 18 or Tuesday, December 19 in the Sanctuary at 11 AM. Early release will follow at 12 PM. For more information, contact natalie@cumc.com at the CDC office. Hope to see you there!

CDC Christmas Break – Dec 20-Jan 3

Posted on: October 8th, 2017

Children’s Discovery Center will be closed December 20 – January 3 for Christmas Break. School will resume January 4, 2018. CDC office hours will vary during the break, so please call 972-596-4812 to make an appointment for a tour. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

CDC Thanksgiving Feast – Nov 16 & 17

Posted on: October 8th, 2017

Pre-K 3s, Pre-K 4s and Transitional Kindergarten parents are invited to join us on Thursday, November 16th or Friday, November 17th for our annual Thanksgiving Feast. The play performed by our TK class will begin at 11:15 AM, followed by the feast. For more information, contact natalie@cumc.com at the CDC office.

Family Mission Send Hope Meal Packets -Nov 5

Posted on: October 6th, 2017

Assemble Send Hope Meal Packets Nov 5  | 12 – 2 PM You and your family can volunteer on Sunday, Nov 5 to assemble and sponsor food packets that will be sent to an orphanage in Honduras. Complete meal packages can be created with a variety of rices and grains that can feed a family of… Read More >>

Morning Watch, October 8, 2017

Posted on: October 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 10082017

Fall Grief Support 2017

Posted on: October 4th, 2017

Register now for our fall Grief Support Group which will begin on Tuesday November 7 and continue through Tuesday December 5.  Meetings will be held from 6:30 – 8:00 pm in our Chapel.  Rev. Mike Flynn will facilitate the group.  If you have lost a family member or close friend, this will help guide you through… Read More >>

Senior Adults 60+ Upcoming Events – October 4

Posted on: October 4th, 2017

Come join us for one or more of our upcoming events.  Let our driver do the driving!  Sit back, relax and enjoy your day while making new friends. If you would like to send suggestions or register for an event, please click here.   Dallas Arboretum, Friday, October 20.  We will again visit the Arboretum.  This… Read More >>

Joys and Concerns – October 4

Posted on: October 4th, 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, HOSPITALIZATIONS Patty Moseley Neal Harsh IN SYMPATHY Rick Westhoff on the death of his mother DEATHS None at this time UPCOMING FUNERAL / MEMORIAL SERVICES… Read More >>