Category: Serving

Human Relations Day

United Methodist from across the connection help bridge the gap between church and community by participating in the Human Relations Day offering. Human Relations Day is one of the United Methodists six church-wide special Sundays with offerings.  Jesus walked with those in the margins through out his life. This is the message of Human Relations…
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Agape Mission

Agape Mission is a non-profit organization that helps minister to the physical and spiritual needs of those in our community who are unable to meet those needs on their own.  First Church members serve lunch at Agape Mission on the first Thursday and the first Friday of each month. You can serve anytime between 11…
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Your Gifts Are Needed!

We kicked off Midweek Message on January 9 with 38 kids! We expect those numbers to grow as kids return to their school routine. We are looking for some people who feel moved by the Holy Spirit to share God’s love with the youngest in our church. We are looking for more volunteers for both Wednesday Nights and…
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International Christmas Market

You will find unique gifts and support a third-world family at the same time by shopping for your holiday gifts at First Church’s International Christmas Market! The International Christmas Market will be located in the Parlor this year. The market will be open November 25 – December 9, Sundays 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Wednesdays…
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Santa Shop

Each December, Jane Phillips Elementary School operates a Santa Shop so many of its underprivileged students can go “shopping” to select Christmas gifts for members of their family. The sixth annual Santa Shop will be conducted on Saturday, December 8, from 9 a.m. to noon. Community volunteers are needed. All students at the school can…
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Thanksliving

Thanksliving Camp will be held on November 19-20 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Volunteers are needed to serve as shepherds and activity leaders. Please contact Felicia Bumgarner if you would like to volunteer. Thanksliving camp is open for students Pre-K through 5th grade. Space is limited so register early! Register here! 

CONCERN Food Drive

In previous years, we handed out blue bags around Thanksgiving and asked you to fill and return them. We donated actual food to fill the pantry at Concern. This year we have learned that Concern loves blue bag gifts, but they also can buy food much more cost effectively than we can. Concern has connections,…
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Tool Tyme

Come join Methodists from all over Oklahoma, to help the United Methodist Cookson Hills Indian Mission Center prepare for Christmas and do Fall cleanup! The van will leave the First Church west parking lot by 7:15 a.m. and return around 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. The tasks are physically easy, and the fellowship is…
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Trunk or Treat Set for October 31st

First Church will host a Trunk or Treat on Halloween night, October 31, 6 – 8:30 p.m.! Bring your friends and family and enjoy a fun FREE event in a safe environment. This year we are adding a trunk decoration contest, hotdogs, and popcorn! Of course there will also be candy for all! Keep your…
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Volunteers Needed for Pumpkin Patch

First Church’s Pumpkin Patch will be here before you know it, and leaders need your help to make it a success. The pumpkin truck will arrive on October 6. Volunteers are needed starting at 10 a.m. to help unload pumpkins and set up the patch. This event is the First Church Student Ministries main fundraiser…
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