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The Way of the Covenant

Sunday March 18 | 8:30 & 10:50am | Sanctuary

Lenten sermon series concludes with message from Senior Pastor Valarie Englert, based on Jeremiah 31.31-34.

Morning Prayer and Communion

Sunday March 18 | 8:30am | Sanctuary

Weekly time of prayer, scripture, reflection and Holy Communion, offering an opportunity to center and focus for the coming week with a foundation of contemplation, remembrance and celebration.


Monday March 19 | 2:30pm & 4:00pm | LE 10

Weekly with registered Yoga teacher Jacob Fuller. Chair Yoga (2:30pm) for students with limited range of motion (able to get up and down from a chair) and Level 1-2 Yoga (4:00pm) for students with some or no experience (able to get up and down from a mat).

No fee required but donations welcome. Bring mat, water and a towel. Please come to first session at least 15 minutes early to register. For more information, visit or call (314) 210-5636.

Wednesday WINDOWS

Wednesday March 21 | 5:30pm

Weekly food, fun, fellowship and faith for family, friends and neighbors of First United Methodist Garland.

Dinner 5:30pm | Schreiber Hall

Adults $5.00, children $3.50, chef salad $5.00

(maximum $15.00 per family)

Menu: Baked ziti with salad and garlic bread

Children: Pizza

Programs 6:30pm

The Way of the Covenant Lenten Study | 103/105 (see below)

Gospel According to Luke | 113

with Ann Ticknor

Weekly activities include Children's Choir rehearsals, 6:30pm, 2nd floor; Youth Fellowship & Study Hall, 6:30pm, LOFT (3rd floor); Chancel Choir rehearsal, 7:30pm, Choir Room.

Lenten Study

Wednesday March 21 | 6:30pm | 103/105

"The Way of the Covenant," based on selected Daily Meditations (copies available in church office) from Father Richard Rohr.

Palm Sunday Worship

Sunday March 25 | 8:30 and 10:50am | Sanctuary

Marking the beginning of Holy Week by celebrating Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem and the final days of his earthly ministry.

Procession of the Palms at 10:50am service.

Maundy Thursday

Thursday March 29 | 7:00pm | Sanctuary

A service of Holy Communion commemorating the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles and beginning three days of remembrance leading up to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.

Good Friday

Friday March 30 | 7:00pm | Garden Room

A service commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary.

Easter Sunrise Service

Sunday April 1 | 7:00am | Garden Room

Celebrating the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ against the backdrop of a beautiful Easter morning sunrise.

Easter Sunday Worship

Sunday April 1 | 8:30 and 10:50am

Celebrating the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

8:30am - A Service of Morning Prayer and Communion

10:50am - Traditional Worship Service with Communion

Collecting, organizing and distributing food for Garland neighbors in need. All invited to lend a hand.

Hurricane Harvey Mission Trip

April 5-9 | Victoria

Organized by North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church to help rebuild Texas Gulf Coast area damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

For more information, contact Josh Medlock, Director of Missions and Student Ministries at (972) 272-3471.

Men's Breakfast

Saturday April 7 | 8:00am | Schreiber Hall

Jonathan Grace, an ordained United Methodist elder and pastor of Church at the Square, a ministry with the homeless in South Dallas, shares "Loving Our Neighbors Through Integration with the Marginalized" at the April Men's Breakfast.

As always, featuring Jonathan Buck's 'blue ribbon' breakfast, best in town and best deal in town at only $4.00! Reservations suggested. Email by Thursday, April 5.

Job Seekers

Wednesday April 11 | 7:00pm | LE 14

Bi-weekly group offering support and resources for job seekers. Facilitated by Bradley Fletcher.

Annual 5K Run and 1K Fun Run to support construction of new wells for clean, safe drinking water in Sierra Leone. To sign up or make a contribution, visit

Breakfast @ Austin Street

Sunday June 3 | 5:00-6:00am | Austin Street Center, Dallas

Serving breakfast for more than 300 homeless. Group meets at 4:00am on church parking lot for trip via church van. Returns by 7:00am. Donations of wrapped sandwiches, fresh fruit, boiled eggs, breakfast bars and bottled water appreciated.

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