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Celebration Sunday – Jan 29

Posted on: January 5th, 2017

        You’re invited to CUMC’s Stewardship Celebration Sunday on Sunday, January 29th during all worship services as we celebrate a year of joyful and generous giving as a congregation. Please bring your 2017 pledge card to worship. During our special offering, we will invite everyone forward to drop their card in. Already… Read More >>

Scouting Sunday – Feb 5

Posted on: January 5th, 2017

On February 5th, join us for worship as we honor our local scouting troops for their hard work and dedication to our community. All current scouts and their troops are invited to participate and are encouraged to wear their uniforms. Scouts will be asked to stand for a special moment of recognition during the service.… Read More >>

CDC 2017-2018 New Family Registration – Feb 7

Posted on: January 2nd, 2017

Families who are new to CDC for the 2017-2018 school year will be able to enroll beginning on February 7th. Visit the CDC Registration page for more information. The link for the online Enrollment Intent form will be available on February 7th at 8:30 am. Once you have submitted the Enrollment Intent Form, you will receive an… Read More >>

CDC Scholastic Book Fair – January 23-26

Posted on: December 29th, 2016

Children’s Discovery Center is hosting a book fair January 23rd – 26th before and after school in room 107 (the Clubhouse). We will be celebrating the “Happy Camper Book Fair: S’more Fun With Books” theme with dress-up days at school. Monday: Crazy Hat or Hair Day Tuesday: Pajama Day (wear them at our Family Fun Night on the… Read More >>

CDC Donuts with Dads – Jan 26 & Jan 27

Posted on: December 21st, 2016

Children’s Discovery Center’s Pre-K 3s, Pre-K 4s and Transitional Kindergarten classes will be hosting their dads for a morning of playing, learning and eating donuts on January 26 and 27 from 9:00am – 9:45am. If a dad is unable to attend, please pass the invitation on to a grandparent, mom or friend. For more information, Contact… Read More >>

CDC 2017-2018 School Year Registration – Jan 30

Posted on: December 21st, 2016

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year begins January 30th for families currently enrolled in CDC. We will be offering all the same great programs, including a 4-day, Monday-Thursday, Pre-K 4s class and Monday-Friday Transitional Kindergarten class. Registration for current families will be online; we will email the link as we get closer to the registration date. Families who… Read More >>

CDC Pajama Story Time – January 24

Posted on: December 8th, 2016

Families are invited to our Family Fun Night on Tuesday, January 24 from 6:00 pm-7:00 pm. Wear your pajamas and enjoy special readings by the CDC teachers! Reading times are 6:05 and 6:20 pm. The Scholastic book fair will also be open during the event. Hope to see you there! For information, contact Natalie Garcia at natalie@cumc.com.  … Read More >>

Pastoral Advice to the Perfect Thanksgiving Prayer

Posted on: November 22nd, 2016

  For some of us, Thanksgiving is a relaxing day when we gather around the table with family and friends to give thanks for all the blessings God has provided to us. And for some, Thanksgiving is a spent stressing about what may be the most important conversation of the day – the one we share… Read More >>

Children’s Celebration in Bethlehem – Dec 3

Posted on: November 14th, 2016

On December 3rd, join us for Celebration in Bethlehem from 3:30 pm-4:30 pm. Children will enjoy decorating cookies, making a craft, hearing the Story of the Birth of Jesus, and making Christmas ornaments. Then at 4:30 pm, with advance registration, children are invited to stay for Parent’s Night Out from 4:30-8:30 pm where they will have a snack supper sponsored… Read More >>

CDC Christmas Sing-A-Long – Dec 15 & 16

Posted on: November 9th, 2016

CDC Families are invited to join us for a festive sing-a-long on Thursday, December 15 or Friday, December 16 in the Sanctuary at 11:00 am. Early release will follow at 12:00. For more information, contact natalie@cumc.com at the CDC office.

CDC Family Fun Night – Dec 8

Posted on: November 8th, 2016

Join CDC in your pajamas for a fun night of crafts, snacks and a special storytime on Thursday, December 8 6-7pm in Trinity Hall. Families and children of all ages are invited!

5-week Grief Support Class Begins November 8

Posted on: October 11th, 2016

If you or someone you know is experiencing grief, whether it be a death or other situation, CUMC will have a 5-week grief support class beginning Tuesday, November 8, 2016 and continue on Tuesdays until December 6, 2016. All sessions will be held from 6:30 – 8:30pm,  This will be led by Rev. Mike Flynn, our… Read More >>

Monday Morning Women’s Bible Group to Study “Names of Messiah”

Posted on: October 11th, 2016

The Monday Morning Women’s Bible Study group meets from 945am to 11am on Monday mornings, in room N255A/D. Beginning November 7, and continuing on Mondays until December 5, the group will delve into Walter Bruggeman’s “Names for the Messiah.”  Reviewing the different names for Christ as noted in Isaiah 9:6, we ponder each title, what… Read More >>

CDC Pre-K and Transitional Kindergarten Thanksgiving Feast – Nov 17 & 18

Posted on: October 7th, 2016

Pre-K and Transitional Kindergarten parents are invited to join us on Thursday, November 17th or Friday, November 18th for our annual Thanksgiving Feast. The play performed by our TK class will begin at 11:00 pm, followed by the feast. For more information, contact natalie@cumc.com at the CDC office.

Pre-Planning Steps – Legal, Funeral Home, Church Procedures – Sept 26

Posted on: September 13th, 2016

Please join us on Monday September 26 at 7pm in Room N156 for this quarterly workshop.  Learn about legal issues, funeral home procedures and what CUMC provides for you and the process involved.  Bob Hill and Rick Allen will be a part of this discussion.  You owe it to your loved ones to have plans in order.  Contact Marylin… Read More >>

Adopt a Gateway Apartment Project

Posted on: September 6th, 2016

Adopt a Gateway Apartment Project CUMC is partnering with The Samaritan Inn, Collin County’s only emergency homeless shelter, on an exciting new project called Gateway Apartments.  Samaritan Inn just started a new transitional living program that offers individuals and families the opportunity to live in an apartment for up to 1 ½ years.  During this time, residents… Read More >>

Disciples Fast Trak offers New Alternative to Classic “Disciples” Study

Posted on: August 16th, 2016

Eldon Frost will lead this class, which is an updated format from the classic 32 week long term commitment.  Each session will last 12 weeks, with the first focused on the Old Testament, and the second on the New Testament. Class meets on Wednesday nights at 630, starting on Sept 21.  The first session will… Read More >>

Youth Volunteers

Posted on: August 5th, 2016

Opportunities for Adults

CDC Meet the Teacher – Aug 24

Posted on: July 27th, 2016

CDC’s “Meet the Teacher” and “New Parent Orientation” will be on Wednesday, August 24th. Times vary with age groups and the days enrolled, so please see the specific times below. Families will have the opportunity to meet their child’s teachers and for the children to see their classrooms so they can learn more about what to expect during… Read More >>

Celebration of Worship & Patriotic Praise – Jul 3

Posted on: June 14th, 2016

Celebrate Independence weekend with us on July 3rd during the 8:45, 9:45 and 11:00 am sanctuary services. Enjoy a special worship service and patriotic songs performed by the Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra. Families attending the VBS Sunday service at 11:00 am in Table of Grace are encouraged to join us in Sanctuary service at 8:45… Read More >>

The Meaning Behind our Stained Glass Windows – May 22

Posted on: May 17th, 2016

  This Sunday, after the 11am service in the sanctuary, the Open Door class invites you to a special presentation.  Linda Smith, who designed the stained glass windows in the sanctuary, will give a guided ‘tour’ and explain the meaning and symbolism behind the windows.  Those interested are asked to gather in the north narthex… Read More >>

CUMC Inspires: Second Chance

Posted on: April 14th, 2016

In July of 2007 CUMC member Steve Standifer was involved in a near-fatal car crash. As an avid runner for most of his life, Steve was devastated when his doctors told said he might never be able to walk again.  God gave Steve a second chance at life, and with support of his family, friends and members of the CUMC… Read More >>

Women’s Ministry

Posted on: March 30th, 2016

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