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First United Methodist Church Texarkana, AR
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Dear FUMC Family, 

The New Normal is a great term to describe a person living out faith in Christ in daily life.  The past Sunday, we began a new sermon series called " Called the New Normal" , by focusing on our responsibility to be persons of prayer as Christ  followers. This coming, Sunday, we will talk about how God defines servant hood for our lives and we will ask I ourselves how are we answering the call to be a servant? The "the New Normal" series is about stewardship for each of us as disciples of Christ. One of the definitions of  stewardship is the careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one's care. As Christians, God has entrusted so much to us for us to be involved in in his name. Sunday well focus on the stewardship of servant hood. In a week new church t shirts will be available for sale with "The New Normal"  Logo. On Friday, a letter from Drew Mims and myself is bring mailed to you. I hope you will thoughtfully and prayerfully read it and respond. We will have "The New Normal" Commitment Sunday on Nov. 4.

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This coming Sunday at 2 p.m., a "Blessing of the Animal" Service will be held in the Courtyard. Hopefully weather will be great but if not we will postpone it to the following Sunday.  Bring your pets, invite your friends, and share in this unique service Sunday.

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On Sunday, Oct. 28, we will remember our beloved church family members who have run the race of faith and have received a crown of righteousness in this past year in the morning worship service.  We invite the family of each of the persons we will remember to take a white rose following the service that represents their loved one that  we will remember. 

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The Texarkana Race for the Cure is Saturday. If you are participating please look out for vans from the church that are being used as shuttles.

RACE DAY SCHEDULES                                                                     


Gates open;  Registration & Packet Pickup 7am

7 - 8:30 am
Top Team Fundraisers and VIP Breakfast - Front Street Plaza
7 - 9am
Team Photo - Front Street
8:15am
Survivor Picture and Parade

8:30 am
Opening Ceremonies

9:00am
5K Competitve Run - Timed Runners ONLY 
Hopkins Ice House, 3rd & Wood St
 9:30am
Downtown 1.5 mile Family Walk
10am
Competitive Awards Ceremony 
Hopkins Ice House
10:30am
Closing Ceremonies and Team Awards 
Front Street Stage
10:30am
Survivor Brunch and Closing Ceremonies - Regions Bank Building Lobby
Survivors and 1 guest
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This Sunday at 10:10 a.m. in the Sanctuary, Administrative Board Chair Allen Brow will be offering updates of the fiances and minorities of the church. This presentation will last between 10 to 12 minutes. Pleas come and hear!

Save the date...November 4th following worship there will be an Administrative Board meeting to approve Charge Conference Forms for 2018. 



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The Young Adult Wednesday Night Community Group will begin a study of the Book Of James next Wednesday. For more information contact Alana Morel.

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The Lay Leadership Committee will not meet Sunday afternoon. 

God is Faithful!
Bro. Jaimie
Don't just come to church, BE the CHURCH!!!
First United Methodist Church Texarkana, AR
400 E. 6th, Texarkana, AR 71854
(870) 772-6931  •  Get Driving Directions

 
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