Join us on Sunday, January 29, from 5-7pm in the Event Center for a fun and delicious evening that will include a chili competition, line dancing, games and crafts for the kids, and more fun for the whole family! Dust off your dancing shoes and your best recipes – this will be a night you won’t want to miss.
And come hungry and ready to vote! Use your dollars to vote for the winning chili. The chili with the most contributions will be crowned Chili King! All donations will go to support Helping Hands and our Family Ministries.
We are so excited to be back at the Colleyville City Park (5205 Bransford Road, Colleyville) this year for Trunk or Treat on Sunday, October 30th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM! Let’s all decorate a trunk and be ready to pass out candy to the kids of Colleyville. Our DJ, Lisa will be returning to play some of your favorites. We need lots of volunteers to do this. We also need volunteers to help with serving food. We will be decorating and setting up at 4:00 and need volunteers for that, as well. Come join in on the fun, it’s going to be a great day of serving in a way the kids will always remember. Sign up now!
September 21, 2022 at 5:26 pm
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It’s official! Sparks ministry is starting up on October 2nd. We will be meeting in the youth building at the same time as youth (4:30 to 6:00 pm). First Sunday of each month (unless it’s a holiday weekend). Fun, food, games and fellowship. For more information, please contact Elise Yetter via email: .
September 6, 2022 at 4:35 pm
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This year we decided to present a Children’s Bible to any child who is interested from Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade. We have so many new families in Children’s Ministry that we wanted to make this available to everyone who has not received one. Just email Miss Elise: . Please email Miss Elise by the evening of Wednesday, September 21.
August 22, 2022 at 4:19 pm
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Please join us in the event center for the Mission and Ministry Fair on Sunday, September 11 between services. Enjoy a light brunch while meeting people and gathering information about the various ministry and mission opportunities within our church.
August 12, 2022 at 9:09 am
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Do you want to be involved in our community and help a child to read? Then our Project Read program at Glenhope Elementary School may be the right fit for you! After a two year hiatus due to COVID, we are restarting this volunteer opportunity. In past years of the program, the principal of Glenhope Dr. Wynette Griffin reported that the average test scores for Kinder through 2nd grade at Glenhope outpaced the average test scores for the district, and she said that our FUMCC volunteers who faithfully read with their students, some who face difficult challenges, greatly contributed to their success.
Project Read volunteers are partnered with a student to provide 30 minutes of one-to-one tutoring each week from October through May during school hours. It is expected that volunteers may miss an occasional week due to vacations, etc.
Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and our volunteer sign up form below. Please contact Patty Shaw at if you have any additional questions.
Q: When does the program start and what days of the week are volunteers needed?
A: Teachers need a few weeks to identify who needs extra reading practice. Our goal is to have volunteers matched up with students by late September so that tutoring is up and running by October. Most teachers need volunteers on Tuesdays, but you may also serve Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Most teachers prefer to not have students out of class for tutoring on Mondays.
Q: Do I need to be a certified teacher to be a Project Read volunteer?
A: No, but you are required to complete the online GCISD volunteer registration and background check process https://www.gcisd.net/community/volunteer_background_check and the United Methodist Ministry Safe training before arriving for your first tutoring session. Contact FUMCC’s Director of Children & Family Ministry Elise Yetter if you require Ministry Safe training. Elise is also planning an optional tutor training to be held in September.
Q: Can I volunteer more than 30 minutes a week?
A: Yes! Though each student will only be able to spend 30 minutes outside of class in the program, you can volunteer to help more than one child. Also, Glenhope’s Gatorville program (an enrichment program schedule for Friday afternoons) needs volunteer teachers for its 6 to 8 week classes. Let Patty Shaw know if you have an interest in teaching a Gatorville class and the skill or topic you wish to teach and she will get you in touch with the appropriate person at Glenhope ES.
Q: I have out of town trips scheduled throughout the year. Can I still be a Project Read volunteer?
A: Yes! Once you are assigned a student, you will work directly with the teacher regarding any scheduling issues. If you will be unable to be at school for many weeks in a row, you will need to inform Patty Shaw so that she can assign another tutor to help your student. Note that there will be weeks during the school year when tutors will not be allowed on campus due to state mandated testing.
Q: Am I required to be vaccinated and boosted against Covid? Am I required to wear a mask?
A: At this time, GCISD does not require volunteers to be vaccinated, boosted, nor to wear a mask. However per CDC guidelines, these are all recommended when inside with others. Volunteers are expected to self-report and stay away if symptomatic or test positive.
Q: I can’t volunteer during the school day; can I still be a Project Read volunteer?
A: Sadly, no. However, FUMC Colleyville’s Weekend Food program for Glenhope Elementary School may be able to use your time, talents, and gifts. Please contact Bob Straub at
July 26, 2022 at 3:55 pm
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On Friday, August 5th, we’ve got your Friday night date night or family night plans covered! As a part of our Encanto sermon series, we will host dinner and movie night from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, August 5th in the Event Center. We will cater Rosa’s tacos for dinner, and we will watch the new hit Disney movie Encanto together. Please RSVP by Wednesday August 3rd via the Facebook event, call the church office, or email Laura Herndon at , so we know how many to plan for.