Easter Lilies are available for purchase through the Clyde FUMC Sanctuary Choir for only $15.00! If you would like to purchase an Easter Lily in honor of or in memory of someone, please click on the following link and place your order! All orders are due by April 6, 2017.
For information on Holy Week and other news at Clyde FUMC, please click on the following link! March 2017 Messenger
Clyde First United Methodist Church will hold a Candlelight Christmas Eve service at 8 PM on Christmas Eve. Please join us for this moving service as we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! We will not have a regular service on Christmas day, instead we will have come and go communion from 9:30 to 11 AM.
We are excited to announce that we will be partnering with the Promise Helpers to bring Dr. Art Mathias to Clyde FUMC! He will be the guest teacher at the “I Found Freedom” conference scheduled for October 23rd-26th. Conference sessions will be held Sunday October 23rd at 9:30 AM with an evening session at 6 PM. Morning “How to Minister to Others” sessions will be held Mon-Wed from 10 AM to 1 PM. Evening “I Found Freedom” sessions will be held Mon-Wed at 7 PM. You’re welcome to attend any and all life changing sessions!
If you would like to hear Dr. Mathias’ personal testimony of how this Biblical teaching cured him of an incurable illness, go to his link and listen to his interview on The 700 Club last summer. Dr. Art Mathias 700 Club Interview
We would love to know that you are coming, so that we can better prepare to serve you. Please register at the following link, as soon as possible. There is no cost to attend this conference, there will be a freewill offering taken each evening. Wellspring conference registration
We have arranged group rates with two hotels in Abilene. Both are just off of I20, convenient locations, offer complimentary breakfasts and have kitchenettes in each suite.
The Residence Inn in Abilene is providing a group rate of $95 per night. The cut-off date for the group rate is October 2nd. Residence Inn group rate for Wellspring Conference
Towneplace Suites is providing a group rate for $99 per night. You will need to call them directly at 325-673-0400 and ask for the Wellspring/Clyde FUMC rate. You can visit their webpage at the following link. Towneplace Suites
For additional information please contact Christy Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Clyde FUMC at 325-893-4923.
GET HOPPIN’ TO THE WILDEST VBS DOWN UNDER!
On this Aussie adventure, kids explore God’s monumental love and
discover what it means to have an unshakable faith. To register your
child, ask questions or to volunteer to help, please call the church office at
June 23-24th 1 PM to 4:30 PM
(Drop off in the Sanctuary on Thursday and the Fellowship Hall on Friday)
with a presentation at 9:45AM
Blessed New Year! 2016 is a year of increase for our Children’s Ministries! Sunday School classes will begin a new series called the “LOVE” series by Aileen Foos. With this series we will focus on Christ’s love, our love for others and self love.
Kid-Mo has taken on a new identity as “Kingdom Kids!” Classes have been dubbed as the following, PK-K “Kingdom Kids” 1st-2nd “His Courts” and 3rd-5th “Royals.” During the month of December the Children’s Ministry team met for Team Development and to minister to one another. During this time a new curriculum was chosen for our Wednesday afternoon program. The “Kid’s Carrying in the Kingdom” curriculum was selected using the “God Guides” method. We are very pleased to be incorporating such a valuable asset to our program! Kingdom Kids will launch on January 13th!!!
We would love to express our deepest appreciation to the Psalmist Sunday School class for their support of this ministry and to the Women’s coffee group who will be initiating a new program in the Kingdom Kids Wednesday program called “Huggers.” The ladies will be in the Fellowship Hall when the kiddos arrive to warmly greet them and show them love. We are so very blessed to have a church with the same values as Christ!
Come and be blessed! If you are interested in helping with any of the above programs, please contact Morgan Ramos, Children’s Ministry Director, at 325-893-4923!
On December 27th, we will have one combined service in the Sanctuary at 9:30 a.m. Fellowship Time will be at 9 a.m.! There will not be Sunday School on this day.
Sermon: “When the Vision is Fulfilled”
Scripture: Luke 1:57-80 & Luke 2:25-35
Join us this Christmas Eve for Lessons & Carols as we celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. We will have a 7 p.m. Candlelight Service in our beautifully decorated Sanctuary. For unto us a child is born; unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon his shoulders. And His name will be called, Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6
Happy Fall to All! This season is truly a time of transformation for creation. A time for what has been, to fall away and make room for new growth. The children will have the opportunity to grow in God’s Kingdom by showing their love to others. Starting November 1st – December 2nd, the children will be collecting non-perishable food items for Heart to Heart Ministries. All Kid-Mo children and Sunday School children will be participating in the food drive. On December 18th we will gather at the First Baptist Church of Clyde to assemble food boxes containing Christmas Dinner items, we will also pray over the boxes and declare goodness over the families who are being blessed with your contributions this Christmas.
Dear Friends of Clyde FUMC,
In case you missed it, I need to catch you up on something big: our Fellowship Hall is DEBT FREE!!!! When God fulfills His promises, like this one that He made in February, it is simply exciting! And exciting times call for one thing – celebration!
So we have a few special events coming up to help mark the occasion (all are in the Fellowship Hall):
Prayer and Praise this Sunday (Sept. 13) at 4:30pm. When I first moved to Clyde, I called for a couple of prayer nights where we specifically asked God to meet our financial concerns. Now that He has delivered in a very powerful way, it’s appropriate that we pause to say “Thank You!” This will be a unique Prayer and Praise service – it’s called Harp and Bowl worship, patterned after Revelation 5:8-9. I participated in one of these a few years ago at a NWTX Conference Prayer Summit at Ceta Canyon, and young and old appreciated the reflective, free, from-the-heart time of worship.
Combined Worship Service next Sunday (Sept. 20) at 10:30am, where we will dedicate our Fellowship Hall! We will celebrate how God used all of us to move that mountain of debt, and we want to give special attention to Dorothy Jean Edwards, as some momentum-shifting gifts were given in her memory. Come join us for this special celebration!
The John Wesley Adventure, Sunday (Sept. 27) at 10:30am, where Rev. Tom Fuller will tell the first installment of the exciting story of John Wesley’s life and the early days of the Methodist movement. Join us also for Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday evenings (Sept. 27-29) at 6:30pm for more of the amazing things Wesley did. Please be praying that we “would not be hearers only, but doers also of the Word” we will receive during this revival-type experience!
Again, our special schedule for September 20th and September 27th is as follows:
9:00am Coffee and Donuts Fellowship Time
9:30am Sunday School
10:30am Combined Worship Service in the Fellowship Hall
***(Note, we’ll be on our regular, 2-service schedule for this Sunday, Sep. 13th.)
Don’t miss this chance to party like … um, … Jesus would!
Only By Grace,
Pastor Clyde FUMC