Town Hall meeting #2

February 13, 2016



Members are asked to attend the second Town Hall meeting if they were not able to hear the report of the Vibrant Church Initiative consulting team.

The meeting will be Tuesday, February 16 @ 10:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.

The purpose of the meeting is to clarify the report and make sure all church members have the opportunity to ask questions.

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Ash Wednesday Service

February 8, 2016

Join us @ 5:00 p.m. for an observance of the beginning of Lent.

One Wednesday every year we go to church remembering who we are, and hopeful of who we can be.


Click on the following link for more information about Ash Wednesday.


Town Hall meetings

February 1, 2016

Two Town Hall meetings will be held to discuss the report of the Vibrant Church Initiative consulting team.

The first meeting will be Thursday, February 4 @ 5:30.

The second meeting will be Tuesday, February 16 @ 10:00.

All church members are encouraged to attend at least one of the meetings. The purpose of the meetings will be to clarify and understand what is reported. These meetings will be conducted by our lay leader. The pastor will not be in attendance. We sincerely hope that you will be in attendance.

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web page updates

January 30, 2016


Thanks to Doug for the fantastic updates on our web page


We are now able to access both the church calendar and the latest newsletters.

Thanks to both Doug and Donna.



A Christmas Star

December 22, 2015

Click on the link to view a Christmas message from Bishop Janice Huie.


Merry Christmas!

Please join us @ First United Methodist Church Hemphill

for a Candlelight Christmas Eve Service @ 6:30 p.m.

We are located @ 181 Milam Street,

just down from the four-way stop in Hemphill.


November 21, 2011


We are taking orders for poinsettias to grace our sanctuary during the Advent and Christmas seasons.

 If you would like to place a poinsettia in honor or memory of a friend or loved one, you may place your order by placing this form in the offering plate or by calling the church office. Payment may be made later.

The cost of each plant will be $7.00 and the deadline to order is Monday, November 28th.

If you will not be in church on Sunday, please call and give Donna your name and how many plants you wish to order along with the person/s you wish to honor or in whose memory you are giving the poinsettias.  

Karen Jones

June Activities Calendar

May 30, 2011

01 – Choir Practice ~ 5:30pm

03 – Game Night ~ 6:00pm

04 – Movie Night ~ 6:00pm



Sunday School ~ 9:45am

Salad Luncheon honoring Rev. Gary Leinhart

06 – Pineywoods Pick’rs Practice ~ 5:00pm

07 – Golden Needle Quilting Club ~ 9:30am- 2:00pm

08 – Choir Practice ~ 5:30pm

10 – Game Night ~ 6:00pm



Pentecost Sunday/Hat Sunday  (Wear red & a hat)

Sunday School ~ 9:45am

13 – Pineywoods Pick’rs Practice ~ 5:00pm

14 – United Methodist Women Meeting ~ 9:30am

Golden Needle Quilting Club ~ 9:30am- 2:00pm

15 – Shawl Ministry ~ 10:00am

Choir Practice ~ 5:30pm

17 – Game Night ~ 6:00pm


UMW Church Breakfast ~ 9:00am

Sunday School ~ 9:45am

20 – Pineywoods Pick’rs Practice ~ 5:00pm

21 – Golden Needle Quilting Club ~ 9:30am-2:00pm

22 – Choir Practice ~ 5:30pm

24 – Game Night ~ 6:00pm

26 – FOURTH SUNDAY ~ 11:00AM

Sunday School ~ 9:45am

27 – Pineywoods Pick’rs Practice ~ 5:00pm

28 – Golden Needle Quilting Club ~ 9:30am-2:00pm

29 – Choir Practice ~ 5:30pm