Weekly Highlights


Sunday, February 9, 2020
Scout Sunday

Full video of service available
Click HERE!

Scout Troop 210 members
present the Colors
to start the worship service
on this Scout Sunday.
For multiple slides of the
Scouts' participation in the events of the day,

Click Here!


The music was presented by the current Praise Team:
Edward Grady, vocalist;
Tara Washburn, vocalist:
Emma Bailey, vocalist:
Vincent Harris, percussion:
Rev. Matt Bailey, guitar and vocalist:
Ron Erickson, guitar:
with James Montgomery on the keyboard and organ.



The Chancel Choir sang
"People Need the Lord" for the Offertory!


Pastor Matt Bailey's sermon
"The Path Forward: Outward Mission Focus"
is available in its entirety on Facebook or just 
Click Here!

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Jumping for Jesus!
Pastor Alison Zollinger makes the kids active this Sunday
with all kinds of actions that can be taken
to pass on the Word about Jesus.
Jesus loves you and me!

For entire video of service,

Happy day for Richard Webb,
as he is baptized on this day plus
he and his wife, Nina, renew their wedding vows
immediately after Worship.


Sunday, January 26, 2020

Pastor Alison shares with the kids
about Student Ministry
and what it means for them!

Associate Lay Pastor Christen gives the announcements with ONE being that there will be
a Youth Bake Sale next Sunday, February 2nd,
with Super Bowl snacks and goodies!

In front of her are
beautiful long stemmed roses
in memory of Ann Keever
given  by her children and grandchildren
on the anniversary of her birthday!




Check out the Sunday Bulletin to know
what all happened when! 
Click Here!

Pastor Matt's sermon 
“The Path Forward: Excellent Student Ministries"
(Malachi 4:1-6) 

moved us toward more understanding
of the mission of our church. 
Hear and see the entire service
or fast forward at will. 
Click Here!


Irene Dugger official became of member
of First United Methodist Church of Ennis
after visiting and becoming involved
in the church activities!
Welcome Irene!!!



Sunday, January 19, 2020

Second Sunday after Epiphany

"Here I Am to Worship"

Christen Vick, Associate Lay Pastor,
enlightens us as to what we need to know
about the week, starting with this Sunday!


The kids learn more about
the Woman at the Well
and telling people about Jesus' love
from Pastor Alison!


Today's Praise Team....

above above pic L-R:
Tara Washburn, Edward Grady, Emma Bailey, Pastor Matt Bailey,..
above pic L-R: Pastor Matt, Chancel Choir Ensemble, James Montgomery, and Vincent Harris!


This girl can SING!!! 
Emma Bailey at it again!!!


Pastor Matt gives us 
"The Path Forward: Authentic Worship"

HERE to see and hear it ALL!


Sunday, January 12, 2020

First Sunday after Epiphany


Pastor Alison Zollinger meets children
for the first time in front of the congregation 
for the Children's Sermon
before she escorts them to Children's Church!
She reminds the children to always remember
that Jesus LOVES them!


Associate Lay Pastor Christen
informs us of all the week's opportunities ahead!
See the bulletin, the Messenger and/or the calendar for details!

(Bulletins and the Messenger are under the "Resources" tab!)
All these are found via the tabs
on the main page of the website!


Pastor Matt introduces Rev. Alison Zollinger,
the Children's Ministry Pastor
 and her husband Jason with their four children
to the congregation!

The Chancel Choir, led and accompanied by
Music Associate James Montgomery, 
sang "This is My Song" for the Offertory.


Pastor Matt Bailey's sermon,
"The Path Forward: Effective Preaching" 
gave much to realize about what draws
the different generations to churches today!

See the full service
or fast forward to the sermon
or just pick and choose which parts to view
by clicking HERE!



Sunday, January 5, 2020

Epiphany Sunday

What does a shepherd DO?
The kids have answers -- and good ones!

Pastor Matt prepares the kids and us
for the sermon involving the 23rd Psalm!

See and hear the entire service!
Click Here


The Chancel Choir, as directed by James Montgomery,
 was outstanding once again!
All on that video of the service!


Pastor Matt Bailey's sermon "The Path Forward"
based on the 23rd Psalm
 was well received!


2020 starts off the decade with Communion!



Jennifer Bailey, wife of Pastor Matt, assists with Communion!









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 9 am - 5 pm
    Closed 12 - 1 pm for lunch

    Closed on Fridays 

  • 9:00 am Sunday School
  • 10:00 Coffee & Donut Fellowship
  • 10:30 am Worship Service
Worship Services Highlights
Ennis, Texas


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  • Come to Worship!


    Sunday School 9:00 a.m.
    Coffee Fellowship 10:00 a.m.

    Sunday Service 10:30 a.m


    The latest Happening!
    Scout Sunday


    Letter from the Pastor!

    The latest
    Sunday Worship Service

    Sunday Bulletin & Videos


  • Hunger and Spring Break!

    Please return items to church by Thursday, March 5th



  • Pancake Supper

  • Ash Wednesday

    February 26, 2020

    Come and go
    Holy Communion
    Imposition of Ashes


    12:00 pm—1:00 pm 


    Ash Wednesday Service



    ...with a
    Soup Supper
    to follow the service



  • Bible Study - Tuesday Mornings!


    Pastor Matt Bailey

    is conducting
     a weekly
    Adult Bible Study



    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    Room 100

    (Epworth Classroom)



  • Bible Study - Wednesday Evenings!


    Wednesday evenings

    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Dr. Larry Jinks

    leading a
    Adult Bible Study


    The Letters of Paul
    to the Corinthians 

    Room 100

    (Epworth Classroom)



  February 2020  

This Week's Events



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
N.O.W. Committee Meeting
11:45 AM
Memorial Hall
Finance Meeting
1:15 PM
Word Classroom


Children's Day Out - Tuesdays
8:00 AM
Children's Classrooms
Adult Bible Study - Tuesday Mornings
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Epworth Classroom
Men's Discipleship Group
3:30 PM
Pastor's Study


Prayer Quilting Team
4:30 PM
Lord's Ladies Classroom
Adult Bible Study - Wednesday Evenings
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Epworth Classroom
Half Time
6:00 PM
Memorial Hall/Youth Lounge/Sanctuary
Chancel Choir
6:30 PM
Choir Room


Children's Day Out - Thursdays
8:00 AM
Children's Classrooms


Church Office Closed
Have a great Friday!


Men's Prayer Breakfast
8:00 AM
Memorial Hall
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