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Vacation Bible Camp 2020

May 16, 2020 at 1:42 pm · · Comments Off on Vacation Bible Camp 2020

Vacation Bible Camp 2020

Send your kids on a virtual mountaintop adventure!

Date: Monday, July 27- Friday, July 31, 2020
Location and Time: Virtual Event – You’ll access all VBC activities and videos online.

At Rocky Railway Vacation Bible Camp, kids discover Jesus’ power can pull them through life’s ups and downs. Rocky Railway is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, and touch. We’ll help kids discover how to see evidence of God in everyday life—something we call God Sightings®. Get ready to hear that phrase a lot!

How does virtual Vacation Bible Camp work?

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect our children, families, and volunteers, we’re doing Vacation Bible Camp a little different this year. We’ll be posting the days videos and activities each morning. You can log in and watch the videos and do the activities at your convenience. For everyone who registers by July 1, we’ll provide a camper pack with all the supplies you’ll need for the week. You’ll pick up your camper packs at the church the weekend before Vacation Bible Camp starts.

Sign up using the form below. Contact Children’s Director Addie Schmitz at with any questions.

Summer Book Club

May 10, 2020 at 4:07 pm · · Comments Off on Summer Book Club

Summer Book Club

Summer is the perfect time to curl up in your favorite lawn chair on the porch or on a chaise lounge by the pool and read a good book! Please consider joining us one Tuesday night a month for dinner and book discussion. Please join us for our monthly Summer Book Club on the third Tuesdays of the month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Contact Pastor Katie for Zoom information.

  • Tuesday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m.- An Altar in the World, by Barbara Brown Taylor
  • Tuesday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m.- Visio Divina: A New Prayer Practice for Encounters with God, Karen Kucha
  • Tuesday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m.- The Book of Joy, Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
  • Tuesday, September 15 at 6:30 p.m.- I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, by Austin Channing Brown

COVID-19 Closure Update

April 22, 2020 at 1:39 pm · · Comments Off on COVID-19 Closure Update

COVID-19 Closure Update

Dear Church,

You may have seen recent news reports about Colleyville Mayor Richard Newton signing an executive order to reopen churches. The executive order, as it relates to houses of worship, states: “Religious services conducted in churches, congregations, and houses of worship are no longer prohibited by the declaration; provided that physical distancing still applies and such services should, whenever possible be conducted through remote audio, visual, or teleconference means.”

First United Methodist Church of Colleyville will continue gathering online only for worship and ministries until further notice. Our bishop stated that Governor Abbott’s executive orders issued on April 17, 2020 do not change the state’s policies under the Guidelines for Houses of Worship during the COVID-19 Crisis. As such, Bishop Lowry and the cabinet declared that in-person worship and meetings for Central Texas Conference churches remain suspended, with services and ministries being held online only.

Additionally, in a phone call Pastor Mike and Pastor Katie had with the mayor on Tuesday April 21, Mayor Newton recommended churches continue to gather online only for the next few weeks.

We know that many of you are anxious to gather in person for worship, and we are too! However, the health and safety of our congregation is of utmost priority. CDC guidelines acknowledge that people with compromised immune systems and those 65 and over are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 and need to avoid large gatherings. That means more than half our congregation would be put at risk by coming to church.

We would also have to enforce strict social distancing measures, which would be a hardship for many of our members. While we all want to go back to Sunday morning as usual, hosts greeting us at the doors in face masks and gloves, no bulletins, coffee, or donuts(!), no choir in the choir loft/smaller band in the Event Center, sitting in pews six feet apart, and no Sunday school classes in enclosed rooms, is not Sunday morning as usual. Therefore, we will continue to gather remotely until it is deemed safe for ALL of us to gather in person by our health officials, government, and bishop.

In the meantime, please know we are praying for you, and we are here for you. Please let us know if there is any way that we can support you and your family.

Grace and Peace,
Pastor Mike and Pastor Katie

Youth Fundraiser

April 21, 2020 at 6:18 am · · Comments Off on Youth Fundraiser

Youth Fundraiser

In lieu of in-person fundraisers this spring, the youth group is conducting an online video fundraiser. Watch a special message below and learn how you can support the youth group.

Members and friends of the church are encouraged to use these giving options:

  • Simply text the amount you want to give and the word YOUTH to 817-330-6093 and follow the prompts.
  • You can download our new app for Android and iOS devices. Search for the Church by MinistryOne app. Select First United Methodist Church of Colleyville as your church and tap “Giving.” Select the Youth Fund from the giving options.
  • On our church website at this link and select the Youth Fund from the giving options.
  • Mail a check with youth fund on the memo line to our church (1000 Church St. Colleyville, TX).

Online Opportunities Survey

April 21, 2020 at 6:04 am · · Comments Off on Online Opportunities Survey

Online Opportunities Survey

General and Annual Conference Update

March 20, 2020 at 2:20 pm · · Comments Off on General and Annual Conference Update

General and Annual Conference Update

The Executive Committee of the Commission on the General Conference announced Wednesday, March 18, that the 2020 General Conference has been postponed due to crowd size restrictions in place to help stave the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. For more info, visitctcumc.org/news. As of this time, no new date or location for General Conference has been announced. The Commission is scheduled to meet via conference call Saturday, March 21. Any updates related to GC2020 will be shared via the conference website and Facebook page as that information becomes available.

Currently, the decision to postpone General Conference has no bearing on the conference’s plan for the 2020 Annual Conference meeting. The Central Texas Conference Cabinet has compiled the following brief FAQ to assist you should you get questions from your church and/or community related to Annual Conference. This FAQ will be updated as more information is available. 

Does the postponement of General Conference 2020 mean that we will have to postpone the 2020 CTC Annual Conference?

At this time, plans regarding the dates, times and location for the 2020 Central Texas Annual Conference have not changed. We are still scheduled for June 14-17 at White’s Chapel UMC in Southlake, Texas. Registration for Annual Conference opened yesterday and can be accessed atwww.ctcumc.org/ac20registration.

What’s the point of holding Annual Conference if the General Conference hasn’t met?

Annual Conference is a yearly meeting, General Conference is a quadrennial gathering. The Central Texas Annual Conference has much to celebrate and business to conduct that isn’t directly affected by the postponement of General Conference. While we realize that a decision on “The Protocol” or other separation legislation may be top of mind for many members to Annual Conference, we have budgets to set, ministries to celebrate and support, clergy to commission and ordain, offices to fill, and on and on. The ministries of the conference, our local churches and clergy continue!

What will happen to Annual Conference if civil and health organization guidelines and mandates are still in effect on June 14?

The Annual Conference will comply with any local, county, state or federal orders or mandates. We will also seriously consider all recommendations from government and health organizations regarding taking the necessary steps and measures to control and/or stop the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Conference leadership will continue to monitor this constantly evolving situation and make a decision on whether or not to postpone AC20 based on what is best for the health and well-being of the members of Annual Conference and our communities at large. Regular updates will continue to be posted on the conference website and Facebook page.

When will conference leadership make the call on whether or not to postpone Annual Conference?

Too many variables remain for us to determine if and when a decision to postpone Annual Conference would be announced. If a decision to postpone becomes necessary, it will be communicated as early as possible prior to the scheduled June 14 start of AC20. Regular updates will continue to be posted on the conference website and Facebook page.

Devotional Resources

March 15, 2020 at 1:30 pm · · Comments Off on Devotional Resources

Devotional Resources

You can utilize these devotional resources while the church is suspending in-person activities: