MATTS @ Mi Tierra Mexican Grill

Sunday, February 17 • 12:30 pm

MATTS, Moms Aiming Toward Teen Success, is a ministry to encourage and support moms of teens. Join us for MATTS lunch on Sunday, February 17 at Mi Tierra Mexican Grill on Rayford Road. For more information and to RSVP, contact Stephanie Provo at

Children's Sunday School Teacher Training

Have you ever thought about teaching in the Children's Ministry? Are you currently a teacher or substitute on Sundays? Please join us on Feb 24th at 12:00 for a teacher training. This will help explain what we teach, why we teach and how we teach each week. Lunch and childcare will be provided. Please RSVP to Debbie at so we can plan accordingly.

Watoto Children's Choir Concert

Sunday, March 3 • 6:30 pm

The Watoto African Children's Choir will be performing their concert, We Will Go, on Sunday evening, March 3 @ 6:30 pm in the Sanctuary of Faith UMC. This is a powerful worship experience for the entire family. These children have an amazing story to tell through music and the spoken word. Invite your friends and let's welcome Watoto with open hearts and open arms as they invite us to drawn nearer to our God.  

Also, we still need a few host homes for the children. They will be with us following the concert on Sunday until they leave on Tuesday morning, March 5. You would host 2 children and 1 adult for that day and a half...and that time will impact you in a powerful way! If you are interested, please call the church or reach out to Harry at

Shrove Tuesday

Tuesday, March 5 • 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm

Come enjoy a dinner of pancakes, bacon & sausage, and juice & milk as we celebrate this Lenten tradition. Donations benefit our Youth Ministries.

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, March 6 • 7:00 pm

Join us Wednesday, March 6 as we begin the season of Lent with a special Ash Wednesday Service. At this service, we use ashes as a sign of our call to repent, as well as a sign of our mortality. The ashes are used to place the sign of the cross on the forehead of each person to remind ourselves of our need to repent and of our need for the forgiveness of Christ. Childcare will be provided during the service.

What is the Liturgical Calendar?

Wednesday, March 6 • 11:00 am

The Liturgical Calendar consists of a cycle of liturgical seasons and is used by the Methodist Church, the Roman Catholic Church, the Episcopal Church, the Anglican Church, the Reformed Church, the Lutheran Church, and other liturgical churches. It begins the first Sunday of Advent and presents the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, followed by the work of His Church. O.A.S.I.S. is offering a brief overview of the Liturgical Calendar, presented by the Rev. Lee Borden, on Wednesday, March 6 (Ash Wednesday) at 11:00, immediately after the O.A.S.I.S. “Reflections on the Lectionary Readings.” Come and learn more about the calendar and how it can be used to better appreciate the life and work of our Lord, as well as the “ordinary time,” in the works of His people. We will look at certain “holy days” and what they commemorate, various practices such as Lent, and the liturgical colors used for the different seasons. Everyone is welcome.

What's the Deal...Lent

Tuesday, March 5 • 7:00 pm

Join us on Tuesday, March 5th, from 7-7:45 pm where we will learn all about the season of Lent. Pastor Trey will explain how Lent helps us prepare for Easter, and answer any questions you might have about the season. Everyone is welcome, including adults, to attend this free event, however, please RSVP to Debbie at so we can plan accordingly.  If you are attending this event and need childcare, please email with your child’s name and age.

Save the Date for Summer Camps!

Robotics Camp – June 3-7, 9 am-12 pm or 1 pm-4 pm

Rookie's Sports Camp – June 10-14, 8:30 am-10:30 am

VBS – June 24-28, 9 am-12 pm

Sports Camp – June 24-28, 12 pm-4 pm

Cooking Camp – July 8-12, 9 am-12 pm

Science Camp – July 29-August 2, 9 am-12 pm

Registration will open for our volunteers on February 19, followed by church members and Faith Kids families on March 4.  Then on March 18, registration will be open to everyone.

Lakeview Summer Camp

Faith UMC is going to Lakeview! Every summer, children and youth from the churches of our annual conference have the opportunity to go to camp at Lakeview Methodist Conference Center, located near Palestine, TX. Over the course of the week, campers not only get to play games and try new activities – they also get to grow in their faith through worship and Bible studies led by ministers and youth directors.


Lakeview is open to all students entering 3rd grade through and up, including graduating senior. Our district will be going to Lakeview June 9-14, 2019. Camp costs $400 per student, and registration is open through Monday, May 27.  Lakeview also provides scholarships for campers who want to attend but can’t afford the fee – families can apply for these directly through the camp. We also need adults to go as counselors! Faith will cover the cost of any adults who sign up to be a counselor for camp this year.

To find out more about Lakeview, you can talk to our youth director, Brandon Pigeon (, our children’s ministry director Debbie Shaw (, or our associate pastor Trey Burns (, or you can visit

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