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August Activities for Youth

by Joel Griffin

I hope everyone has enjoyed their summer. As I am recovering from all the summer events, I am preparing my spirit and my calendar with much excitement for the start of school and the fall. Here is what you can look forward to in August: 6     The Bridge Fun Day  1-4pm 7     The Bridge Ice […]

March Notes from Missions

by Don Doss

MARCH RAIL OFFERING—Today’s rail offering goes to One Great Hour of Sharing. The district, church and community-wide CLOTHING DRIVE will be held March 16th – 30th.  You may bring your clothing and put them in our boxes in the Fellowship Hall and entry to the youth wing of building on Sunday, March 16th through Sunday […]

Healthy Church Initiative… Where We Are

by Dr. Jason Fry

This past weekend, we held our Consultation for the Healthy Church Initiative. It was very successful with great participation from our congregation, both in terms of the number attending and the attention, interest, energy and passion with which those present participated. We had just under 100 people for the All-Church Workshop on Saturday and around […]

Our Worship Services Go LIVE!!!

by Don Doss

Since last April, we began to do video recording of our worship services with the new video recording equipment God has gifted to us.  Since that time we have always had in our sights to go to live streaming, but just wanted to get better at what we do before we went ‘live’.  The computer […]

The Bridge Youth Ministries

by Joel Griffin

The Bridge: Bible Study  This week at the The Bridge: Bible Study, we will be continuing our discussion on the topic of “Fear God.” Join us as we continue to dig through what it actually means to deal with this concept of fearing God. Next week, we will begin the second section called “Follow Jesus.” […]

Something Has Changed.

by Don Doss

There was a time when church’s played a central role in most peoples lives. The local church was seen as a place to commune with others, to seek guidance and support, and to enjoy the benefits of worshiping our creator, but…… something has changed. Our world and particularly our country is experiencing a spiritual crisis?? […]

Enough Stewardship Campaign

by Don Doss

Stress. Anxiety. Fear. These words capture well the state of mind of many of us in America today. We have witnessed dramatic market losses, the collapse of the world’s largest insurance company, and many bankruptcies and mergers. Every day seems to bring another piece of economic uncertainty. A recent survey found that over three in […]

Kid’s Music Academy

by Don Doss

ANOTHER GREAT YEAR OF MUSIC!!!  KMA NEWS  Thank you for considering us as a supplement to your child’s musical education! We know that the Fredericksburg community has been for many years had an exceptional musical tradition, and the Music Ministry of the Methodist Church is committed to boosting that musical tradition into the future of […]

New Video Ministry

by Don Doss

Our New Video Ministry! Everyone loves to make videos of the things they do, especially if they help to remind us of important events or experiences in our lives.  The folks here at FUMC are no different.  Like many other churches, we have had a video camera (or three) record special musical presentations in the […]

Kid’s Music Academy Begins

by Don Doss

The Kid’s Music Academy of Fredericksburg has begun the second year of providing string instruction through the Hill Country Youth Orchestra program. The HCYO Director, Patricia Lee will begin a new class of beginners immediately on Wednesday afternoons along with an intermediate class for students who began last year. Six students from last year’s beginning […]