Join us in traditional worship at 8:45 9:45 + 11 AM, and modern worship at 11 AM this Sunday as we continue our sermon series, Community.
Volunteer for a shift at the Pumpkin Patch! We would love to have you be a part of this annual fundraiser for our Youth Ministry. There are multiple shifts each day for various times and we would love to see you out there!
Come join Rev. Raegan Gilliand the first Wednesday of the month for breakfast at First Watch. Whether you’re just visiting the church, a new member, or a long time member, come meet others from our church and have a time to share joys and concerns with one another. All are welcome and Raegan looks forward to spending some time with you all and meeting new faces. First Watch: Parker and Custer 7:45-9 First Wednesday of the Month RSVP not necessary, but helpful!
Manna Group’s mission is to promote the spiritual and emotional growth and well-being of its members through fellowship, education, support, discussion, and service. This class will meet on Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, beginning Sep 28.
Food for Thought
“Food for Thought: Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Talks” meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 12 PM in N255D. These talks are open to members/visitors and provide info on a variety of topics such as discussing current events with children & youth; conducting interfaith or interracial dialogs, and getting tips on keeping the holidays stress-free. Participants can bring a brown bag lunch/drink with them to the talks. Please note there is no childcare available. For questions please email Barb Petsel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mentoring/Lunch Buddies Opportunities
Love kids? Have 30 minutes a week to spare? Want to be a lunch buddy at Sigler Elementary? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please email Amber Orr to learn how to get involved with the school that gave Christ United Methodist Church its start.
Kid’s Night Out
Christ United will host a Kids’ Night Out on Saturday, October 14 from 5 – 8 PM for children infant- 5th grade. It’s a night of games, crafts, movies, play, and supervised activities. Dinner and a snack will be provided. Cost is $25 per child. We are so excited for you to join us!
Plano Overnight Warming Station
We will be collecting new and gently used supplies for POWS; sweatpants, sweatshirts, socks, underwear, gloves, hats, scarves, and blankets. We will host a training on Oct 15 at 12:15 PM in room N157 to learn how to become a volunteer at the warming station.
Christ United Watch Party
Join us on Monday, Oct 16 at 7 PM for football, fellowship, and fun! We would love to see you at the Christ United Watch Party to cheer on the cowboys at Legacy Hall.
Get To Know: Christ United
Join Rev. Raegan Gilliland and other Christ United staff to get to know Christ United and answer any questions you might have. This class will meet on Oct 22 at 9:45 AM in room 255B. We’ll offer this class monthly. If you are not able to join this one, email email@example.com for the next time!
Serve on the Go
Our next Serve on the Go opportunity will be on Oct 22! You can stop by before and after each service to work on an assembly line and package snack packs! This is a great way for you, your family, and friends to get involved and participate in our Serving Others Ministry.
Book Study: Out of Sorts
Join Rev. Julie Henson on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 8 PM to read through Out of Sorts: Making Peace with an Evolving Faith by Sarah Bessey. This study starts on October 25 and ends December 6. Participants are responsible for purchasing their own books. If you need childcare, please fill out this form.
Save the Date
Meet & Eat with Rev. Chris Dowd
Join your church family for a meal, learn more about our ministries and different groups, and hear a word from our senior pastor, Chris Dowd, about our church.
The meal will start at 5 PM and Chris will talk at 6 PM. We will have a time of Q & A and your questions can be submitted below. Registration is required.
Join us on Oct 22 from 5 – 7 PM in the North Parking Lot for Fall Fest! Enjoy trunk or treat, pumpkins, bounce houses, music, and fun for all ages. Skip the line and purchase tickets in advance.
There are several opportunities to volunteer and help Christ United put on a fun community event. You can sign up to decorate a trunk, work the pumpkin patch, sell and distribute meal tickets, and so much more!
Meet Our Staff
We can’t wait to connect with you!
Please feel free to reach out to any of our staff with questions, suggestions or just to have coffee. We can’t wait to welcome you personally to Christ United.
Q. How do I get more plugged in?
A. At Christ United we are constantly learning and growing together as a community! The best way to get to get plugged in and meet people is through one of our many groups or classes.
Q. How do I stay in the loop on upcoming events or announcements?
A. We have multiple options for staying up to date on Christ United’s schedule and events:
- Subscribe to our Weekly Newsletters
- Join our text message updates
- Follow us on Facebook ( facebook.com/ChristUMC ) and Instagram ( @cumcplano )
- Visit us here on this page, cumc.com/connect, to view all of our upcoming events
Q. How do I get my kids more involved?
A. Our awesome Youth and Children’s ministry staff can’t wait to welcome your kids!
CHILDREN: We hope you will take a moment to visit with Julie Henson, our Pastor of Modern Worship + Interim Director of Children’s Ministries, Sunday mornings at the Jeep before Sunday School. Children’s Sunday School starts at 9:45 AM each Sunday and we will personally help your children find their class, meet their teacher and start making new friends. Check out our upcoming children’s events and learn more HERE.
YOUTH: Our Youth Ministry is the best place for youth to find connection and community. Visit with Kenzie Ericson on Sunday mornings at 9:45 AM in the Sports + Rec Center (on the south side of our campus) for Youth Sunday School. Our Youth hang out there every Sunday morning and evening for Sunday Night Youth at 5 PM. Our team of amazing staff and volunteers is ready to help your student meet new people and grow in their faith. Check out our upcoming youth events and learn more HERE.
Q. How can I serve or be served here?
A. Service is a huge part of who we are at Christ United. We are a community at work in our neighborhoods and we would love for you to be a part of that work. Connect with Betsy Crawford in our Serving Others Ministries to learn about our upcoming service opportunities and to find the place where your gifts can be a blessing to those around us.