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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 >>

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

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.

Youth – VBS After-Party – June 26-29, 2017

Posted on: June 9th, 2017

All youth volunteering at Vacation Bible School are invited to join CUMC Youth Ministry afterwards for a fun activity. Here’s what the week will look like: MON (6/26):  CiCi’s Pizza Buffet!  $10 TUES (6/27): Thunderbird Roller Rink! $6 (+$2 skate rental) WED (6/28):  Dollar Movie Day! (pick up time TBA) $10 THURS (6/29):  Adventure Landing! $15 We’ll… Read More >>

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 >>

Youth APPA Roof – July 1, 2017

Posted on: June 8th, 2017

Join us as we finish the roof on the House on the Corner on July 1st. 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 continues our spirit of giving! Registration (Please sign-up under “Construction –… 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

Morning Watch June 4, 2017

Posted on: June 2nd, 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 06042017

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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

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 >>

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 >>

Volunteer Opportunities – April 26

Posted on: April 26th, 2017

The following areas of ministry are in need of volunteers. COMMUNION SERVERS:   All service hours.  Serve communion during a worship time on the first Sunday of a particular month.  A great opportunity for your class or small group.  Contact Shirley Rex USHERS:   All service hours.  Greet worshippers at the beginning of service, assist with locating seats, assist with… Read More >>

Support Groups – April 26

Posted on: April 26th, 2017

CUMC has several support groups meeting at the church.  Also included is a partial listing of groups meeting outside CUMC. Al Anon – Every Saturday from 9-11 am in Room N261.  Enter through marked door on west side of the building. Compassionate Friends – The last Tuesday of every month at 7 pm in Room… Read More >>

Joys and Concerns – April 26

Posted on: April 26th, 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: Richard Davis Jean Little Dianna Beever   IN SYMPATHY: Carrolyn Moebius on the death of her father. Joe Bisacca on… Read More >>

Youth 9-12th Climb for Congo/No 242 – April 30

Posted on: April 25th, 2017

Youth 9th-12th graders will NOT meet for 242 this Sunday so we can help raise money for Congo during this annual “Climb for Congo” event! If you would like to go rock climbing with us this Sunday (April 30th), let’s meet at the Sports & Rec Center at 6:00 p.m. and we’ll all go together by bus.… Read More >>

Youth Field Day – May 21

Posted on: April 24th, 2017

Our annual Field Day will be on May 21st. Join us from 4:30-6:30 pm at Cheyenne Park. All 6th-12th grade students are welcome. Be sure to wear clothes that can get messy and to bring $3 for snack supper.

Savannah House

Posted on: April 12th, 2017

What is Savannah House? Savannah House is an experimental living and learning experience where young adults who are discerning a possible path to Christian ministry can live among similar peers in a house that is guided by a “Rule of Life”. In addition, they will gain experience and be mentored to help them along their… Read More >>

School on Sunday

Posted on: April 12th, 2017

School on Sunday Tutor/Mentor: Every Sunday members from our congregation tutor the children (ages 4-18) of our Project Hope families. Our tutors work on academic areas where the child might be struggling.  Our goal is to help each child reach their full academic potential. We are looking for volunteers to step in to “substitute” when our weekly tutors are… Read More >>

HOTC sign up

Posted on: April 11th, 2017

House on the Corner construction has begun.  We are looking for people to help with construction and volunteer support. If you are a contractor and want to help, we welcome you to contact us. We look forward to building one more home for a deserving family and hope you will be part of this amazing opportunity.  We are… Read More >>

2017 LPYC High School Choir Tour – July 8-16

Posted on: April 9th, 2017

The High School Living Proof Youth Choir (grades 9-12) will be traveling to the Grand Canyon on July 8-16 for our 2017 choir tour.  This group will be singing in retirement homes, children’s centers, homeless shelters, and other venues while exploring the sights in New Mexico and Arizona. The total cost of the trip is $425 which includes… Read More >>

Finding Joy in your Bible – April 23

Posted on: April 9th, 2017

All elementary students and parents are invited to join us for a snack lunch on Sunday, April 23rd from 12:00-1:00 pm as we learn about finding Jesus, Others, and You in the Bible. This is a great opportunity for your children to learn how to search through the Scriptures. Snack Lunch at Noon in Room 212 Bible Games and… Read More >>