First UMC Mesquite News and Events

This Week at Church – March 17 – 23 - Check out the opportunities available this week at First Church!
Easter Lily Dedication – order March 31 to April 14 - Share the beauty of Easter by sponsoring a lily or lilies to be used as decorations in the Sanctuary. Easter lilies can be given in memory of a loved one or to honor family and friends. All dedications will be printed in the bulletin on Easter Sunday. Orders will be Read More
Get your Church swag this Sunday! - Polo Shirts and Canvas Bags with the embroidered church logo are on sale in the church foyer this Sunday. Polos are $28.00. Colors are pink, green, gray, and black. See Angela or Ruby to get yours!
This week at church… - Here are your opportunities for this week...
Walkin’ and Rollin’ Mardi Gras Parade Photos - Walkin' and Rollin' Mardi Gras Parade Click on the Link to view photos from the parade.  Such cute faces and 'floats'!
2019 Lakeview Confirmation Camp Photos - Check out our Confirmands as they enjoy Lakeview Confirmation Camp. 2019 Confirmation Camp
A Message from Pastor Palmer and Bishop McKee – 2019 GC - Pastor Palmer and Bishop McKee wish to share with us their thoughts on the 2019 Special General Conference held in St. Louis last month.  Please take a moment to read their letters.  They each ask us to be in continued prayer and to be patient as we, as a denomination Read More
Brushes With Faith – March 22, 6:45 p.m. - Brushes With Faith - Spring 2019 Friday, March 22, 6:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., FUMC Fellowship Hall... A Painting With A Twist type class including a brief scripture lesson followed by the completion of a theme related acrylic painting. $8 covers canvas, paint, and use of brushes. $5 if you Read More
Ash Wednesday Service – 7:00 p.m. - Each year, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and is always 46 days before Easter Sunday. Lent is a 40-day season (not counting Sundays) marked by repentance, fasting, reflection, and ultimately celebration. The 40-day period represents Christ’s time of temptation in the wilderness, where he fasted and where Satan Read More
Children’s Walkin’ & Rollin’ Parade- March 5, 6:30 p.m. – FLC - Celebrate the coming of Lent by being an avid spectator, or enthusiastic participant, in the Walkin' N Rollin' Parade! Decorate wagons, tricycles, bicycles, scooters, strollers, or just yourself. Are you a child at heart? Then join in! See you on March 5 for the Pancake Supper, and then the parade Read More