Vacation Bible School 2015 – Day one

June 15, 2015

 If you missed Day One of Vacation Bible School, please join us for Day Two – 9 am till 12 noon.  Don’t miss out on all the FUN

Register for VBS – Put these G-Force Squad leaders to Work

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Opening Assembly – Music and Mission

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 The Science Zone

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Activity Zone

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Three year old Story Zone

Scripture Zone

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Snack Zone

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Hospitality Area for the Volunteers

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Craft Zone

Reflection Zone

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Closing Assembly with Music

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Who is Checkers?

Don’t Miss out on all the FUN!   Be a part of Day Two….

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We’re hosting VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

June 13, 2015

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First United Methodist Church Hemphill will be hosting VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL this coming week, June 15 – June 19.

At G-Force VBS, the children will explore how to put their faith into action. In this mission-focused VBS, kids experience God’s unstoppable love and discover how to fuel up and move in and through life with God.

The overall Bible verse for the program is Acts 17:28a, “In God we live, move, and exist.” A life with God is one of movement!

Each session’s action word sparks a way to show God’s unstoppable love: Move! Act! Care! Follow! Share! Go out and serve!

Session 1 – God Calls Moses (Exodus 3:7-12)

Session 2 – Solomon Builds the Temple (1 Chronicles 28:20-21 & 2 Chronicles 5:1, 13)

Session 3 – Four Friends Help (Mark 2:1-12)

Session 4 – Healing of Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46-52)

Session 5 – Women Find the Empty Tomb (Luke 24:1-12)

So LET’S GO!!! Registration forms may be completed Monday morning at Hemphill First United Methodist Church, 181 Milam Street across from the Hemphill ISD Administrative offices.

We HOPE to see YOUR CHILD at the G-Force: God’s Love in Action VBS at Hemphill First United Methodist Church on June 15 – 19 at 9:00 a.m. till Noon.

 

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LET’S GO!!!

June 12, 2015

G-Force: God’s Love in Action is a mission-focused Vacation Bible School program  that illustrates how God is at work around the world and how God’s people are on the move.There are five action words used as a basis for living out God’s plans for our lives:

  Move!                    Act!                     Care!                 Follow!                        Share!

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Each word sparks a way to show God’s unstoppable love. And every session includes Faith Fuel (Bible stories) –

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Vacation Bible School is just a few days away! June 15-19 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Hemphill First United Methodist Church.


God’s unstoppable love will be experienced

June 11, 2015

This summer your child can experience God’s unstoppable love and discover how to fuel up and move in and through life with God. At G-Force Vacation Bible School, kids will explore how to put their faith into action, how God is at work around the world and how God’s people are on the move. G-Force includes music, interactive Bible fun, cool crafts, hands-on mission work, delicious snacks, great games, and more. We hope that your child will be a part of all the excitement of Vacation Bible School at First United Methodist Church Hemphill !vbs-06-26-12-036a


G-Force VBS is Coming Soon

June 10, 2015

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We want to see YOU at the G-Force: God’s Love in Action VBS at Hemphill First United Methodist Church on June 15 – 19 at 9:00 a.m. till Noon. Call 787.2183 for information or to pick up registration papers for children ages 3 (by June 1) through children entering grade six.

Vacation Bible School is just a few days away! June 15-19 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Hemphill First United Methodist Church; children and youth from this area will gather for a unique Christian experience available every summer. VBS provides an opportunity to get closer to God, worship, learn, have fun activities, as well as get involved with other youth. While VBS is a learning experience, it is also a fun one! This VBS is for kids age 3 (by June 1) to kids entering grade six. Older students are welcome as helpers and aides.   Contact the church office at 409.787.2183 for more information or registration materials.

Our theme this year is G-FORCE:God’s Love in Action. G-Force focuses on helping children learn they can use the gifts God has given them and will challenge them to “Move! Act! Care! Follow! and Share!” We are bringing the G-Force or God’s Force to children who will be using their imagination and creativity to build their faith through a variety of activities, exciting learning opportunities and service projects.

Be sure to join us during this exciting and memorable week of Vacation Bible School. Remember to register your children, grandchildren and their friends for G-Force. It’s going to be action-packed and of course, lots of fun. g.force.puppetCheckers the Cheetah (a friendly puppet) will be with us every day to help us grow in our faith. A typical day at Vacation Bible School may include: prayer, Bible stories, arts and crafts, games, songs, puppet shows, sports activities, snack breaks, team lessons, and character-building activities. Its benefits include children learning about religion through fun, age-appropriate activities, life lessons that help every child learn how to be a good person and a friend to others, kids meeting new friends who share their beliefs, and you don’t have to be a church member to attend VBS.

So LET’S GO!!! Parents can pick up a registration form at Hemphill First United Methodist Church, 181 Milam Street across from the Hemphill Administrative offices on Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. or call 409.787.2183 for information.

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Putting Faith into Action!

June 9, 2015

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G-Force: God’s Love in Action The adults pictured above are putting their faith in action, preparing one area of their church for next week’s Vacation Bible School session, a ministry of First United Methodist Church. The program will equip children to explore how to put their faith into action. In this mission-focused VBS inspired by Bible verse Acts 17:28a “In God we live, move, and exist,” participants learn that a life with God is one of movement. Kids experience God’s unstoppable love while discovering how to fuel up and move in and through life with God.

Checkers is ready and waiting for you at G-Force: God’s Love in Action!

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UMW Scholarship Recipients for 2015

June 7, 2015

The United Methodist Women of Hemphill First United Methodist Church are proud to support the 2015 graduating class of Hemphill High School and award scholarships to two exemplary young people.

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Morgan Marie Horn

Morgan Marie Horn received a $500 scholarship for her studies at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana where she plans to major in nursing. Morgan was a member of the National Honor Society serving as Historian, the FFA, and a member of The Leo Club. She participated in various sports and multiple events in UIL, and was a Regional Qualifier in the Lincoln-Douglas Debate.  Morgan served as President of Family Career and Community Leaders of America. She finished 6th in her class, graduating Cum Laude with a GPA of 95.33; also earning 21 college credit hours, maintaining a 3.3 college GPA while working at two jobs as a senior. Since graduation on May 29, Morgan has enrolled in additional college courses, and is working part-time at a third job. This young lady has exhibited perseverance and determination to succeed and excel and UMW is proud to assist Morgan in her pursuit of an advanced degree.

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Ashton Bailey Eells

Our second recipient of a $500 scholarship, Ashton Bailey Eells, has an equally impressive resume beginning with membership in the Gifted and Talented Program, participating in Robotics and Model United Nation. He served on the Student Council; also serving as Class President for his sophomore and junior classes, and was the President of the National Honor Society during his senior year. Bailey invested an extraordinary amount of time in various sports as a member of the track team, cross country team, and baseball team. His character and integrity are further evidenced by his active involvement in The First Baptist Church youth group and World Changers. Bailey is the 2015 Salutatorian and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a GPA of 98.66; additionally earning 18 college credit hours with a 3.65 college GPA. He has enrolled in additional college courses this summer. Bailey will pursue a degree in Petroleum Engineering at Texas A & M University as a member of the Corps of Cadets. His persistence and diligence will serve him well as he faces challenges that lie ahead and UMW is honored to help support his efforts at the university level.

 

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With Morgan’s and Bailey’s families in attendance and in front of the congregation, Gloria Foster and the Rev. Grant Barnes made a presentation of either a Bible or a Bible Commentary as part of the UMW scholarship program. The United Methodist Women applaud these remarkable young people and envelop them with best wishes and prayers for continued success wherever life’s journey leads.

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The members of First United Methodist Church wish both Morgan and Bailey continued success. We know that God has beautiful plans for their lives!