Tomorrow is not only Valentine’s Day, but also Ash Wednesday! Worship will begin at 7:00 pm in the sanctuary. We hope you will join us as we enter into Lent during this meditative service including the imposition of ashes. We will begin the Lent series Finding Our Way Through the Wilderness.
This Friday, February 16th, Holy Covenant will host a Parents’ Night Out from 6-9 pm in the Covenant Center for ages Infant – 5th Grade. Reservations are required by Wednesday, February 14! Reserve a place for your child at hcumc.org. You may drop off and pick up children anytime during the designated hours. $10 per child; $25 max per same family.
This Sunday, February 18th, we will have another Café 2:42 Breakfast Fundraiser at 9:45 am in the Covenant Center. You may stay and eat in the Covenant Center or “grab and go” to your Sunday School class. All donations are appreciated!
Sunday Morning Highlights – February 18, First Sunday in Lent
Sermon Text: Isaiah 40
Sermon Theme: Finding Our Way Through the Wilderness: Vulnerability
8:30: Zuri Erenberger
11:00: Kambria Carter
8:30 Linda Hill
11:00 Mark and Connie McAnally
Next Week’s Highlights
9:45 am in the sanctuary
Are you interested in running audio and video during worship? Meet with Leanne Seabright for a quick training session.
Highlights Around the District
Screening of Backpack Full of Cash
Feb. 16 – 7 p.m., Fiedler Atrium
First United Methodist Church, Dallas
1928 Ross Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75201
Narrated by Matt Damon, this feature-length documentary explores the growing privatization of public schools and the resulting impact on America’s most vulnerable children. Panel discussion with Q & A will follow. For more about the film, visit firstchurchdallas.org/backpack. Hosted by FUMC Dallas, Pastors for Texas Children and Coalition for Equity in Public Education (CEPE).
Volunteers In Mission Training
March 3, April 21 or May 12
10 am – 4 pm
$12 per person
North Texas Conference Center
500 Maplelawn Drive
Plano, TX 75075
For adults and youth that would like to help provide leadership for mission work this year in Houston or would just like an opportunity to learn some new information. Register at VIM Training.
We will have opportunities for people to come together to discuss the book Falling Upward and what ministry for those in the second half of life (40 and up) could look like. The first meeting will be Thursday March 1 and the second will be Thursday March 22. If someone would be interested in hosting our March 22nd gathering to please speak with Bill Mauldin[email protected]. Bill has a few copies of the book if you would like to buy one ($20).
We will have another free workshop on the Enneagram on Sunday, March 4.
Rev. Bill Mauldin will begin guiding you to understanding some of the nuances beyond just knowing your number. He will share with you information about the arrows that form the Enneagram design, wings, and more. This workshop will be 1pm-3pm. please contact [email protected].