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James Montgomery brought in the choir
at Davin Hutchinson's direction
with the power of music as he played
 "Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee."

 

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Old favorite Hymn of Praise that we
never tire of:
"Be Thou My Vision."

 

Joey Svehlak did his part to help get the kids
who go back to school this week
ready for that event!

 

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The Hymn of Preparation was "Give Me Jesus." Absolutely!

 

 

Pastor Steve continues his sermon series
on "From Egypt to Sinai: Slavery to Freedom,"
focusing on "Our Journey of Faith."
How do we get from Egypt to
The Promised Land?
"The one with the repentant heart can and
will move forward."

 

The path out of Egypt begins when we
recognize our issues or our past
in the bondage we experience
and change to be what Christ is calling us to be!

"We need to move from where we are to where God wants us to be."

 

 

Sunday, August 5, 2018

 

Jesus Christ, Communion, Kids, and Music --- what more could we want!

 

 

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The choir is back from their hiatus,
even though they were in church just about every Sunday!
James celebrates that and more with his music!

 

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The Worship Team shares a song that seems
to have two parts,
both of which magnify our spirit
-- "In Christ Alone."

 

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It was our pleasure to have Carron Washington
on Percussion this Sunday!
We do hope he returns to share his talent even more!

 

Members volunteer to assist Pastor Steve
with Communion!

 

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Davin Hutchinson shares his love for God
in singing "The Love of God."

 

Excited kids were all over the place this Sunday!

 

Joey Svehlak had more stories to share
with the kids during the Children's Sermon!

 

 

Welcome back Choir! You have been missed!

 

The Lamb of God or Agnus Dei adorns the outside of our building to remind us of the innocence of our sacrificial lamb Jesus Christ. The Lamb of God is depicted as a lamb with a halo around His head. He is holding under His foreleg a flagpole, flying the banner of the cross. In John 1:29, when John the Baptist sees Jesus, he exclaims, “Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.”

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Ina Dubberly had a birthday!

90 Years Young...true of Ina!!!

 

See more pics by clicking HERE!

 

                                      

Welcome to
First United Methodist Church
of Ennis!

July 29, 2018

Pastor Steve Holston welcomes everyone to
the service each week!

Christen Vick, Minister to Students,
gives the announcements
her own special flare!

 

James Montgomery always gives us
a festive and joyful Prelude
to look forward to each week!

He calls it his "joyful noise."

This particular Sunday's joyful noise was
"When In Our Music God is Glorified."
Below is a clip of it!

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Jeanie Holston, our ever faithful very capable music leader,
stood in for Davin Hutchinson on this day.
Jeanie led us in several old, loved hymns
from the Cokesbury Hymnal! 

Below is most of the hymn,
"He Keeps Me Singing."

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Trisha Hodges, this week's Children's Sermon presenter,
challenges the kids and the congregation
in keeping our eyes open to God!

Micah Knight, the Worship Team Percussionist,
helps Trisha demonstrate WHY you have
to keep your eyes open to God
to receive what you are to receive!

 

Ellen Miller, graces us with a solo, "In the Presence of Jehovah."
Below is a clip of Ellen singing this spirit-filled song!

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We offer our Tithes and Offerings to the Lord
during the Doxology.

 

Pastor Steve continues his sermon series
on 
"From Egypt to Sinai: Slavery to Freedom,"
focusing on "Our Journey of Faith." 

 

Sermon title: "Compromising Situations."
Life's errors are just one compromise at a time. 

It was emphasized that daily Holy habits
would keep us from giving in to little wrongs
mixed in with everyday situations!

 

 

Following the Worship Service
the congregation was invited
to the Family Life Center
for the 5th Sunday Fellowship Luncheon

 

 

July 22, 2018

 

This beautiful flower arrangement was placed in the Sanctuary
in honor of Brooke and Davin Hutchinson!
A
baby shower for them and their
soon-to-be-born twin boys was held
in the Family Life Center
following the service.

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Here are the last few moments of the Prelude
"My Jesus, I Love Thee" played on the organ
by James Montgomery!
James' music is always just amazing.

 

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The Worship Team brought us to our feet in their "Joyful Joyful We Adore Thee."

 

Stephanie Reese discussed the idea behind
vacations with the kids in the Children's Sermon.

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During the Offertory the Worship Team
gave us "10,000 Reasons."

 

Pastor Steve began a new sermon series this morning
"From Egypt to Sinai: Slavery to Freedom,"
focusing on "Our Journey of Faith." 

"Are WE Christians in love with Christ?"

 

Pastor Steve effectively sang the first verses
of "Softly and Tenderly"
before we all joined in.

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Beautiful and Spirit-filled service! Praise God!

 

 

 

Contact Information

First United Methodist Church of Ennis
300 N. Sherman St.
Ennis, Texas 75119
Phone (972) 875-7491

Regular Schedule

Office Hours
  • Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm
    Closed on Fridays
Sunday
  • 9:00 am Sunday School
  • 10:00 Coffee & Donut Fellowship
  • 10:30 am Worship Service
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Announcements

  • Back to School 2018

    Back to School BASH 

    The kids DO know how to chill
    before hitting the books and
    digital world of daily school work!

     

     

    Have a GREAT year at school!!!

     

     

  • For Going Back to School Personnel

    Do you work with a school in any capacity?

    Well, we want to help start your new
    school year off with
    prayer and our appreciation!

    Back to School
    Personnel Appreciation
    Reception

    Sunday, August 19th

    Memorial Hall

    Come & Go during
    the Sunday School Hour

    9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

    See you there!

     

     

  • CDO

    Children’s Day Out

    &

    Pre-Kindergarten
     

    We are getting ready for our new school year! 

    We can’t wait to see everyone and meet all of our new students.

    CDO and Pre-K start date is
    Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

    CDO “Meet the Teacher” is scheduled for
    Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 6:00 pm.

    Pre-Kindergarten will have their “Meet the Teacher”
    Thursday, August 30 at 6:00 pm.

    There will be a parent meeting both nights in the church sanctuary at 6:20 pm.

    I will send out “Back to School” emails the first week in August. If you have any questions please send me an email FUMCCDO@SBCGlobal.net. - Dee

     

     

     

  • Wednesday Night Live

    Wednesday Night Live

    Begins

    Wednesday, September 5, 2018

    6:00 p.m.

    Family Life Center

    Menu announced SOON!!!

     

     

     

  • UMM Skeet Shoot

    Skeet Shoot

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    8 a.m. to Noon

    Hosted by Alan & Stephanie Reese

    Register now! 

    Send your name, phone number and email address to jcclvick@aol.com or sign up on the sign up sheet located on the bulletin board outside of the church office!

    Details, including BREAKFAST info, will be sent to you
    prior to the event.
    Come and join us in this fun
    Men's Ministry Outing!

     
     

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  • Bible Study Wednesdays

      

     

     

    WEDNESDAY

     August 22nd 

    Pastor Steve will begin a new Bible Study!

    Do yourself a favor and get involved in this study

    on Wednesdays

    10 a.m. or 7 p.m.

      Word Classroom

     

  • Ennis Piano Music Center

     

    Piano Lessons

    Accepting New Students

    SIGN UP HERE

    We had a great spring semester for Ennis Piano and as a result, created a more seats. Piano lessons start September 6th. We encourage new students to register early to ensure a seat and preferred lesson times. All returning students or parents of returning students should inform us of their return by August 15, 2018.

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This Week's Events

AUG

15

WED
Quilters
5:00 PM
Lord's Ladies Class
AUG

17

FRI
Church Office Closed
Have a great Friday!
AUG

18

SAT
UMM Skeet Shoot
@ Alan Reese's
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