Weekly Highlights

Sunday, February 28, 2021

See and hear the entire Worship Service!
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Sunday, February 21, 2021

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Sunday, February 14, 2021

Sunday School and Worship were canceled due to major Winter Storm warning!

Things seemed to go from bad to worse all week!
Many were without power for days;
some without water at times.  

 

Ash Wednesday Services 
were also canceled.

Pastor Matt offered this insight on Ash Wednesday late afternoon!

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for Ash Wednesday February 17, 2021 Insights

 


Sunday, February 7, 2021

Scout Sunday

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FUMC Ennis welcomed Mr. Derek Winkley.
Derek is one of two candidates for the position
of Contemporary Worship Leader.
Derek led two contemporary selections during this worship service!

 

 


 

Sunday, January 31, 2021

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Sunday, January 24, 2021

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Sunday, January 17, 2021

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Sunday, January 10, 2021

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Sunday, January 3, 2021

Go to
Facebook
First United Methodist Church of Ennis
 
to hear and view
this service or any of the other services
for the past couple of years!

 

 


 

Sunday, December 27, 2020

See and hear the entire service!
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Children's Time with Pastor Alison
Alison is leaving her position at FUMC Ennis, for now!
This is her last story time and activity for the children!


See and hear it all

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The lighted Christ Rose Window was seen again in the nighttime
due to the hard work of the FUMC Trustees chaired by Roland Christian
at the time of completion of the project in February 2020.
Due to Covid, no evening services had been held
until Blue Christmas and Christmas Eve services 2020.

Thank you so much Roland and Trustees!

 

Christmas Eve
December 24, 2020

More highlights from these two services to come......
in the meantime, view one of the entire services.

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Click Here for the 6:30 pm service!

 


Sunday, December 20, 2020

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Christen is leaving her position at FUMC Ennis
to join the City of Ennis as the Ennis CARES Coordinator.
Click HERE to see some pictures of her
through her years at FUMC Ennis.

 

 

Children's Time with Pastor Alison
See and hear it all

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Pastor Alison is leaving her position at
FUMC Ennis for new endeavors, too!
Click here to see her doing mostly her online work
for the young people of the church!

 

 


Sunday, December 13, 2020

 

Six new members from two families joined FUMC Ennis today !

-- The Todd Family, including Lori Todd, Mikaela Funderburk,
Ryan Todd, and Allison Todd.

-- Also, Jon Peeler and fiancé Angie Chapman!

Welcome! Enjoy! We are more family!!!


See and hear the entire service
or whichever parts you want to especially see and hear!
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Children's Time with Pastor Alison
See and hear it all

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Sunday, December 6, 2020

 

Chrismons on the Sanctuary Tree

 

 

Pastor Christen cleverly presents the Announcements!

Rev. Dr. Leah Hidde-Gregory, 
Central Texas District Superintendent & Dean of the Cabinet
of the United Methodist Church, 
presented a mesmerizing message and challenge,
as well as conducted Holy Communion.

ALL is available on video (including the music);
this is a must to see and hear!
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Following the Worship Service was the Annual Charge Conference

Pastor Matt Bailey presents his status report and plan for the church!

Lay Leader Jared Rudd presents the Laity Report

 

Children's Time with Pastor Alison
(waiting patiently to present remotely to the children)

See and hear it all
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Sunday, November 29, 2020

The Eric Colvin Family light the 1st Sunday of Advent Candle of Hope

 

Lay Pastor Christen Vick always cleverly gives the announcements
for the week and month ahead!

The Chancel Choir brings us to the target topic with their rendition of:
"Is Your Heart Prepared for a King?"


Sermon topic:
"New Season; New Life"


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Children's Time with Pastor Alison

See and hear it all
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Sunday, November 22, 2020

The Church is READY

for Christmas!
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See and hear entire service!

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Children's Time
with Pastor Alison

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Sunday, November 15, 2020

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Children's Time
with Pastor Alison

Video
Sunday, November 15, 2020
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The Epworth Class added Zoom, Sunday, November 15th
to their means of sharing their Sunday School Class.
They have and are having class in-person
AND Facebook LIVE all at the same time!! 


 

Sunday, November 8, 2020

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Chase Montgomery leads the Apostle's Creed.

 

 

Children's Time
with Pastor Alison

Video
Sunday, November 8, 2020
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Sunday, November 1, 2020

Pastor Bailey opened this special service with an Invocation.

After every name was called, the bell was rung,
by Juanita McBee, member of the Handbell Choir!

The "Spirit Song" is one of this church's favorite hymns of prayer!
 

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 the things that hold you,

And his Spirit, like a dove,
will descend upon your life and make you whole.

Jesus, O Jesus, come and fill your lambs.

Oh, come and sing the song with gladness
as your hearts are filled with joy
Lift your hands in sweet surrender to his name

Oh, give him all your tears and sadness,
give him all your years of pain,
And you'll enter into life in Jesus' name.

Jesus, O Jesus, come and fill your lambs
Jesus, O Jesus, come and fill your lambs

 

Watch the video and hear the sermon, hear about the Saints, hear the music...
SING the Spirit Song, you will be singing it the rest of the week!

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Saturday, October 31, 2020
Downtown Ennis
Farmer's Market on Halloween

And this figure SCARED a child! Wonder why! 

 


 

 

Children's Time
with Pastor Alison

Video
Sunday, October 25, 2020

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Sunday, October 25, 2020

A gift from the Flock for Pastor Appreciation Month!

See and hear the entire Worship service to learn
what all these pictures are about!

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The ROOF is REPLACED!

 

Completed October 9, 2020

The ROOF is REPLACED!


Pinch-hitting for vacationing Pastor Christen, is Emma Bailey!
See and hear the announcements and the entire service!

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Oh, DO realize a large number of people ARE watching the service
LIVE on YouTube and Facebook every Sunday morning!
You can do that, too!

Children's Time
with Pastor Alison

Video
Sunday, October 18, 2020
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Sunday, October 11, 2020

 

WELCOME to our new members today: Cliff and Carol Moss!

 

 

Christen Vick, Associate Lay Pastor,
makes the announcements an experience to look forward to each week!

Cathy Stacks explains the need for returning the pledge commitments.

 

Pastor Matt Bailey's sermon is based on the scripture John 15:5-11.

See and hear the entire service!
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Children's Time
with Alison

Video
Sunday, October 11, 2020
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Example of one of the hybrid small group classes
-
Lord's Ladies Sunday School Class:
upper left are in-person attendees at the church;
rest of ladies are at their homes participating
with the in-person class members via Zoom!

Sunday Schools are meeting at 9:15 a.m. on Sundays!


Sunday, October 4, 2020

See and hear the "I Am the Vine" sermon and the entire service.

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Children's Time
with Alison

Video
Sunday, 
October 4, 2020

OK.........you just MUST see the video
with Pastor Alison
to know what all these pictures really mean!
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Sunday, September 27, 2020

 

See and hear the entire Worship Service!
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Children's Time
with Alison

Video
Sunday, September 
27

 

 

 


 

Wednesday, September 24, 2020

Can we do this one again --- SOON?

 

 

 

 

 


Sunday, September 20, 2020

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Disciple Makers
(Matthew  28:18-20Acts  6:1-4)

 

 

Children's Time
with Alison

Video
Sunday, September 20

 


September 19, 2020
Annual Conference

 

 

Annual Conference 2020 looks a little different this year.  
Here are some pictures of our youth delegates,
Edward Grady and Chase Montgomery,
hard at work.
Christen is very proud of these two young men.  

 


 

Sunday, September 13, 2020

 

 

See and hear the entire Worship Service!
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Children's Time with Pastor Alison

See and hear the video
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Sunday, September 6, 2020

 

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"Dreams!"

 

And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying,
"This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me."
-Luke 22:19

 

Children's Time
with
Pastor Alison

See and hear the video
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This Joseph activity will be delivered
to children's houses this week!

 


 

Contact Information

First United Methodist Church of Ennis

300 N. Sherman St.
Ennis, Texas 75119
Phone (972) 875-7491

Regular Schedule

Office Hours

  • Closed for now due to COVID-19:
    but, can reach church office by phone

    Mon - Thurs 9 am - 5 pm

    972-875-7491

Sunday

  • Sunday School In Person & Online
    – 9:15 AM
  • Worship Service in Sanctuary & Online
    – 10:30 AM
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Announcements

  • Sunday Worship Service

    First United Methodist Church of Ennis


    Worship Service

     10:30 a.m.

    In Person & Online

    Sunday, February 28, 2021

    "A Sacrifice of Praise"
    (Hebrews  13:9-15)
     

    Rev. Matt Bailey


    Video
    FaceBook
    Sunday, February 28, 2021
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    Video
    YouTube
    Sunday, February 28, 2021
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    Order of Worship



    Click HERE
    for Entire Bulletin,
    including the Prayer Concerns

    To make your church donation, tithe, offering 
    you may click HERE or on the image below:

     

  • Easter/Holy Week

  • Wednesday Morning Bible Study

     

    Wednesday Morning Bible Study

    Pastor's Bible study

    Wednesdays

    10:30am

    over Zoom and in person

    in the Epworth classroom. 


    If you would like to participate,
    this study guide is available for $10 on Amazon!

    Click here for the book purchase!

    Contact Church Office for additional information -- books, links, etc! 

     


     

  • Wednesday Evening Bible Study

     

    Wednesday Evenings

    5:30 p.m.

    Dr. Larry Jinks

    leads a weekly 

    Churchwide Adult Bible Study

    Online and In Person
     Facebook LIVE
    Zoom



    Facebook Page @ Larry Jinks

    In Person @ Epworth Classroom, Room 100
    First United Methodist Church of Ennis

     

    Study is:

    By Randy Frazee with Randy Larson's

    BELIEVE:
    Living the Story of the Bible to Become Like Jesus


    "The Believe Adult Study Guide gives ...the opportunity to learn,
    discuss, and apply what they experience... 
    in this... journey through the Bible
    by exploring...essential beliefs,
    practices, and virtues
    that every Christian needs to know and live."

     

    Contact Church Office for additional information
    -- how to get books, links, etc!
    Dr. Jinks is providing the books! 


     

  • Sounds of Praise

     

    Wednesdays at 10 a.m. 


    James Montgomery,
    Organist / Traditional Worship Leader
    of FUMC Ennis


    Wednesday Morning Sounds of Praise


    LIVE and Videos on Facebook and YouTube.


    We hope you can join James weekly as he performs music
    from the beautiful sanctuary organ of FUMC Ennis.

     


     

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This Week's Events
MAR

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TUE
CDO Tuesdays
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Classrooms as assigned
MAR

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WED
Sounds of Praise
10:00 AM
LIVE on Facebook
First United Methodist Church of Ennis
Pastor Matt's Bible Study
10:30 AM
Epworth Classroom
In Person or Zoom
Adult Bible Study - Wednesday Evenings
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Online - Facebook & Zoom
Dr. Larry Jinks
Chancel Choir Rehearsal
6:30 PM
Sanctuary
Masks/Social Distancing
MAR

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THU
CDO Thursdays
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Classrooms as assigned
MAR

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FRI
Church Office Closed
Have a great Friday!
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