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Morning Watch, December 10, 2017

Posted on: December 7th, 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 12102017

Family Advent Devotional – Week 1

Posted on: December 4th, 2017

Week One: Hope Light the first candle on your Advent Wreath, the candle of Hope. Read Aloud: This is the first Sunday in Advent. Today we light one purple candle. This is the candle of Hope. Advent is a time of waiting and hoping. We wait for the day when we celebrate again the birth… Read More >>

Bishop’s Rally 2018

Posted on: December 2nd, 2017

Sunday, February 18  2 – 5 PM   Welcome to the Bishop’s Rally 2018! This is the largest gathering of students in the North Texas Conference each year. Christ United is excited to be hosting this event for the first time.  The afternoon is packed with large group gathering, worship, an address from the Bishop, and, of… Read More >>

Youth – Christmas Parties December 17, 2017

Posted on: December 1st, 2017

Every Christmas, each grade-level hosts their own Christmas parties on December 17th. 6th Grade Join us at the Dombroskis (4021 Messina Drive, Plano) from 12:00pm-2:00pm. Bring $3 for pizza and a drink or sweet/salty snack to share and a wrapped silly white elephant gift to exchange ($15 max). 7th Grade Join us following the Christmas… Read More >>

Morning Watch, December 3, 2017

Posted on: November 30th, 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 12032017

Our Journey – The Brazeal’s

Posted on: November 20th, 2017

We were both raised in the church, and we know a village helped to raise us. Somewhere along the road, though, we forgot that. As Jeffrey says, “At some point, I learned that I didn’t know what I was doing, unless God was helping me.” When we started a family, we knew we wanted a… Read More >>

Family Advent Kickoff

Posted on: November 18th, 2017

  PJ SUNDAY On December 3, we will start the morning with PJ Sunday. All kiddos are invited to wear their favorite PJ’s to Sunday School as we learn about Christmas Around the World. We will also be collecting new Pajamas to donate to the CASA kids. December 3 Sunday Morning Children’s Ministry   ADVENT… Read More >>

Morning Watch, November 19, 2017

Posted on: November 17th, 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 11192017

Photo Club – Dec 6

Posted on: November 11th, 2017

Love taking photos? Join the Photo Club at Christ United! 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 meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 7… Read More >>

Youth Caroling – December 10

Posted on: November 10th, 2017

  Join us on December 10 as we combine with LPYC and go caroling around Plano! We will meet in the Sports & Rec Center at 4 PM and then carpool. All students (6th-12th) are welcome to join us as we brighten the day for residents in local assisted living homes with familiar Christmas songs. Cookies… Read More >>

God IS Present in this Church – Mary Dell Green

Posted on: November 10th, 2017

God IS Present in this Church By Mary Dell Green, Christ United Member A horrific event happened Sunday in this tiny Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.  A deranged man entered the church, killed 26 people and injured 20 others.  They were as young as infants and as old as seventy-year old members. Let me… Read More >>

Morning Watch November 12, 2017

Posted on: November 9th, 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 11122017

Youth FUSION/242 – 2017-18

Posted on: November 2nd, 2017

Our 6th-12th grade students are invited to join us for Sunday night programming. FUSION is for our Middle School students (6th-8th) and we meet in the Sports & Rec Center from 5-6:15 PM. ALL students (6th-12th) are invited to join us for a light $3 dinner from 6:15-6:45 PM. 242 is for our High School… Read More >>

Monday Morning Women’s Bible Study begins new series

Posted on: October 30th, 2017

The Monday Morning Women’s Bible study, led by Pastor Denise Peckham, has begun a new advent study: “Taste and See: Experienceing the Stories of Advent and Christmas,” by Jan Johnson. The study will last about six weeks. New members are welcome at any time. The class meets in room N255, beginning at 9:45 AM through 11 AM.

New Tuesday Night Women’s Bible Study begins Nov 7

Posted on: October 30th, 2017

The Tuesday Night Women’s Bible Study will begin a new study on November 7. The class has chosen to study “Joseph: The Journey to Forgiveness,” by Melissa Spoelstra. Class is led by Pastor Cathy Sweeney, meets in room N157, starting at 6:30 PM. Women can join at any time, and the only cost is to… Read More >>

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

Posted on: October 30th, 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. Our 2s, Pre-K 3s, Pre-K 4s and Transitional Kindergarten classes will take the stage and lead us in singing their favorite Christmas songs. Early release will follow at 12 PM. For more… Read More >>

CDC Christmas Break – Dec 20-Jan 3

Posted on: October 30th, 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!

Greater Unity Breakfast Series – Nov 17

Posted on: October 30th, 2017

  Christ United is expanding the Greater Unity Program to include a monthly breakfast series. The purpose of this series is to gather the Plano and Collin County community, break bread together, and build relationships based on mutual understanding, trust, and respect for each other. Once a month, speakers will engage the audience in a meaningful… Read More >>

All Saints Service – Nov 1

Posted on: October 25th, 2017

  Join us on Wednesday, November 1 as we observe the time-honored tradition of All Saints’ Day with a special service at 7 PM in the Sanctuary.  The service will include the reading of the names of loved ones who have died this past year.  For centuries, Christians have honored the deceased by setting aside… Read More >>

Leadership Summit – Nov 9

Posted on: October 25th, 2017

All are welcome to join us for our annual Leadership Summit on Thursday, November 9th at 7 PM in Trinity Hall. We will recap 2017, hear reports from various committees,  and look at what’s to come in 2018. The first 100 attendees will receive a new Christ United “Love, Serve, Transform” t-shirt. Doors open at 6:45… Read More >>

Fall Drive Volunteer Opportunities – Nov 5-19

Posted on: October 20th, 2017

FALL DONATION DRIVE + THANKSGIVING BASKETS – NOV 5-19 ________ Collection in the Atrium Help us fight hunger and help the Veteran’s Center right here in the area! Our annual Fall Food Drive and Thanksgiving Basket Program support hundreds of local families in need this holiday season. We are also collecting toiletries to help our Veteran’s… Read More >>

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 >>

CDC Thanksgiving Feast – Nov 16 & 17

Posted on: October 18th, 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.

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 6:30 PM on March 11th and return on March 17th at 10:40 PM. Cost is $750 and includes all meals, lodging, transportation, and a fun day of activities while we are there! REGISTRATION… Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>