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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

GROW: Education Devotionals

Posted on: October 3rd, 2017

GROW with us this month as we explore what it means to live a life of generosity, These weekly devotionals remind us of the abundant life that God has provided for us. WEEK 1 WEEK 2 WEEK 3 WEEK 4 The devotionals are taken from Committed to Christ: 40 Devotions for a Generous Life, written by Ben… Read More >>

HOTC Celebration Sunday- Oct 22

Posted on: October 2nd, 2017

  8:45, 9:45, 11 AM Traditional + 11 AM Table of Grace Join us on October 22 as we celebrate the transformation of the Douglas Community in Plano, the hundreds of hardworking volunteers, and the HOTC families all morning long. Our 13th family will receive the keys to their new home – Kwami and Betty Adjayi… Read More >>

Greater Unity Breakfast Series – Oct 20

Posted on: September 25th, 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 and… Read More >>

DRT Teams Update

Posted on: September 20th, 2017

DRT Teams Three CUMC DRT teams will be deployed to the Beaumont area to help with cleanup. Team Alpha- 9/23-9/30 Team Bravo- 9/29-10/6  Team Charlie- 10/18-10/21 Pray for a safe and successful mission trip. If interested in joining a team, contact Tina Wilson at: tina.wilson@tx.rr.com. For more information, visit cumc.com/drt

Harvey Update – Aug 29

Posted on: August 29th, 2017

Dear Christ United Members and Friends, Our church has a rich history of serving those who have been touched by natural disaster. The creation of Hotel Katrina in 2005 remains the model for how one congregation can stand in the midst of the storm and provide transforming ministries to those in need. Many of you… Read More >>

Quincy’s Quest – Become a Mentor

Posted on: August 28th, 2017

“Children need at least 3 non-parent adult mentors in order to reach their full potential.” – Search Institute Come and join our mentoring team and help students reach their full potential. We are looking for mentors to meet at either Wells or Weathorford Elementary once a week for one hour. Interested? Contact Missy Wilkinson, missy@cumc.com

Technology Volunteers Needed

Posted on: August 24th, 2017

Do you like working with computers? We have several opportunities on the Technology Volunteer team. Recycle donated computers and turn them into usable tools for our community partners including families in Project Hope. Use your Microsoft Office talents to teach those looking for employment these necessary business skills. Curriculum and training provided. Help keep our… Read More >>

School on Sunday

Posted on: July 25th, 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: July 2nd, 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 >>

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 at Christ United

Posted on: June 1st, 2017

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 need and meaningful service for those volunteering.… Read More >>

Inspiring Travel Commission – March 26

Posted on: March 1st, 2017

Join us in Table of Grace on March 26th at 11:00am to be a part of the commissioning of the team who will travel to Sager Brown, LA to work at the UMCOR Distribution Center. The United Methodist Committee on Relief is a non-profit dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe. UMCOR’s work includes… 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 >>