Worship Information 

We work to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ by connecting the word of God to daily life. Our traditional worship may include music from the organ, grand piano, chancel choir and hand bell choir. Our celebration worship blends new and familiar music with the praise band. 

Traditional Worship                     9 a.m.

 Sunday School                        10:10 a.m.

Classes are available for everyone!
A complete list of the classes, with
descriptions, can be found in the bulletin. 

Coffee Connections                   Library

Free trade coffee and fellowship open to all between services

Celebration Service                   11 a.m.

Children in Worship

We welcome all children in worship and encourage families to worship together; however, childcare is available in the
nursery (3rd floor) for children infant to 3 years.  Following the Children’s Moment (a designated time for children to come forward and talk about scripture) children 3 and older are invited to attend Kid’s Connections (on the 3rd floor).  Children will hear a Bible story and have an activity that connects it together.  

Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of each month. The United Methodist Church celebrates an open
table and all believers are invited to participate. 

 
 

Making Worship a Positive Experience for Children

 
Worship is a family experience and children of all ages are invited to attend any worship service. Sunday services in the Sanctuary include a special Children’s Moment as well as activity bags that are located in the Narthex. Should you have more questions, contact Sarah Campbell.
 
Look over the following ideas to help make worship a positive family experience.
  • Relax! God put the wiggle in children. Don’t feel you have to suppress it in God’s house.
  • Sit toward the front where it is easier to see and to hear what is going on.
  • Use a gentle touch: an arm around your child’s shoulder, your hand in his/hers to give reassurance and appropriate redirection.
  • Quietly explain the service.
  • Help your child find the pages in the Hymnal. Do not become distressed if your child is unable to find the proper page.
  • Sing the hymns, pray, and voice the responses. Children learn liturgical behavior by copying yours.
  • If your child needs to leave the service, feel free to do so. Please come back!
  • Always remember that the way we welcome children in church directly affects the way they respond to church. Let them know that they are at home at First United Methodist Church.
  • Encourage your child to come forward for the Children’s Moment using their “walking feet and listening ears” so that all may enjoy this special time.
  • Remember! Jesus invited children, with their wiggles and giggles, to come to Him. He invites them still.

 

(This list was found on the website of  First United Methodist Church in Richardson, TX.)
 
 

Thank you for sharing in our Worship Service!