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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!

 

 

 

July 15, 2018

 

The Worship Team poured their hearts through the music
every time they were center stage!
Sarah Jurik and Amanda Canady are singing
with Davin Hutchinson being accompanied
by James Montgomery and Micah Knight.

 

Minister to Students Christen Vick introduced the plan
for the morning then disappeared telling us
it was all about the YOUTH!

 

Edward Grady led us in the Apostle's Creed,
then later read the scripture for the day,
but before that he was point man
for the Mission Moments.

 

Madelyn Reno (3rd from left) and Naomi Autry (2nd from left) interacted with peers
and younger children in their presentation
of the Children's Sermon.

 

Samantha Webster led the congregation
in The Lord's Prayer!

 

Taylor Montgomery gave the Offertory Prayer
with four youth to conduct the offering collection.

 

A GREAT Mission Ennis Slide Show
was shown at this point.
Click HERE to see Mission Ennis 2018!

 

Mission Moments gave several youth
(L-R: Kisshawna, Zachariah, Edward, Earl, Taylor, and Conner)
the opportunity to give their take on the experience of Mission Ennis.
Conner described a different mission that he
had attended during Mission Ennis! 

 

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church Youth performed a very heartfelt dance showing their love for God.

Dancers L-R: Alexis, Naomi, Kisshawna, and Zachariah

 

Olivia Rudd presented the Sermon for the day
entitled "Love in Action."

 

 

 

The song of invitation as expressed by the Worship Team
was intense and spirit-filled.

 

Zachary Colvin gave the Benediction
before all the Youth came forward
to lead the congregation
in the singing of Amazing Grace!

Youth participating from
Galilee Missionary Baptist Church were: 

Zachariah, Kisshawn, Kisshawna, Naomi, Alexis, and Earl.

Youth participating from
Ennis First United Methodist Church were:
Madelyn, Taylor, Edward, Olivia, Samantha, Conner, Tamara, and Zachary.

 

L-R: Kisshawn, Alexis, Madelyn, Zachariah, Zachary, Naomi, Samantha, Olivia, Edward, Earl, Conner, Kisshawna,Tamara, and Taylor

 

Beautiful service YOUTH!
We love you, too!
And, we are all so proud of each and
every one of you!

 

 

 

July 8, 2018

 

Christen reminds us that Mission Ennis starts THIS WEEK.
Any youth who wish to participate should be
at the church Thursday at 4 p.m.
It will be a week they will not forget!

 

Trish Hodges kicks off the HOPE message by reinforcing the meaning of HOPE to the children!

 

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Here is a clip of Sarah Jurik and Davin Hutchinson
singing a beautiful arrangement of "No Not One."

 

Dr. Larry Jinks begins his message about HOPE
by telling how he received the request
that he bring today's message - by a TEXT from Pastor Steve!

 

Dr. Jinks sends us in all directions comtemplating HOPE!

HOPE! Teaching HOPE will bring people to Christ!

Oh let the Son of God enfold you
With His Spirit and His love
Let Him fill your heart and satisfy your soul
Oh let Him have those things that hold you
And His Spirit like a dove
Will descend upon your life and make you whole!

The Spirit Song was the song of Invitation!

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These pictures highlights that you see each week
are being archived on the Pastor's Corner page.
Each posted item is listed by date with a caption
of what it was all about!

Click HERE to see!

 

Sunday July 1, 2018

 

 

After a powerful organ rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner,"
the Worship Team led us in even more powerful
Praise music - "O Praise The Name" and "Cornerstone."

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Three quilts were dedicated this Sunday --
one for Mandi Drum, one for Ray Hughey, and one for Joan Hodge! 

For additional details about the quilts, click HERE!

July 1st was a Communion Sunday!
Pastor Steve prepares the congregation for Communion!

Joyce Slade and Cathy Stacks assist
Pastor Steve and Christen with Communion.

 

The Children's Sermon is always a JOY!

Pastor Steve completes his latest sermon series
based on the book "Love at Last Sight."
Title of sermon: "The Art of Letting Go"

 

Some of us were caught being kind
of Patriotic this particular Sunday!

 

June 29, 2018
Music Department Celebrates!

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Video by Jeanie Holston

 

For more information and additional pictures CLICK HERE for the slide show Happening!

 

 

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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  • Shower for Babies!

     

    Baby Shower Time
    for

    Brooke and Davin's

    Sunday, July 22, 2018
    After Worship Service / 12:00 p.m.
    Family Life Center

    Light Lunch Provided

    The Hutchinson's are registered
    at Target and Walmart!

    Click on the store names
    above for the Registries!

                                                  

     

     

                                             

  • 5th Sunday Meal

     

     

    Put a reminder on your calendar!

    July 29th
    After Worship service

    5th Sunday
    Fellowship Meal

    Family Life Center
    Fried Chicken provided

    Bring a side dish or dessert to share!

    Bring your friends and neighbors
    to church and to lunch, too!


    This is one way you can
    have a neighborhood meal together and
    not be out in the heat as in a block party!!!

     

     

     

     

  • GAKAC

    GAKAC

    Give A Kid A Chance

    Back-to-School Event

    Ennis High School

    Saturday, August 11, 2018

     8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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    GAKAC: Back Packing

    Sunday, August 5th

    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Ennis High School

     

     

     

  • Ennis Piano Music Center

    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

JUL

22

SUN
Prayer Time
8:30 AM
Prayer Room
Sunday School
9:00 AM
Sunday School for all ages!
Coffee Fellowship
10:00 AM
Family Life Center
Worship Service
10:30 AM
Sanctuary
Baby Shower for Davin & Brooke
12:00 PM
Memorial Hall or "Parlor"
JUL

24

TUE
JUL

25

WED
Quilters
1:00 PM
Lord's Ladies Classroom
JUL

27

FRI
Church Office Closed
Have a great Friday!
JUL

28

SAT
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