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Monday September 17 | 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, September 19 | Dinner 5:30pm | Programs 6:30pm

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

This week featuring Rev. Dr. Michael W. Waters, Founding Pastor of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal Church in Dallas and author of Stakes Is High: Race, Faith and Hope in America.

Dinner (adults $5.00, children $3.50, families $15.00) at 5:30pm, followed by Dr. Waters' presentation at 6:30pm.

To ensure an accurate headcount for this special event, please RSVP to the church office at (972) 272-3471 or if you plan to join us for dinner.

Regular weekly activities include:

Children's choir rehearsals 6:30pm | 2nd floor

First Youth fellowship 6:30 pm | LOFT (3rd floor)

New Life Ringers rehearsal 6:30pm | Choir Room

Chancel Choir rehearsal 7:30pm | Choir Room

A Good Life

Sunday September 23 | 8:30 and 10:50am | Sanctuary

Senior Pastor Valarie Englert delivers the message "Wisdom Calls," based on Proverbs 1:20-33. From "A Good Life" fall sermon series.

Morning Prayer and Communion

Sunday September 23 | 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.

Men's Breakfast

Saturday September 29 | 8:00am | Schreiber Hall

Rescheduled on behalf of chef extraordinaire Jonathan Buck, trainer for 1980 junior college national runner-up Kilgore College football team, who will be inducted with his teammates into Kilgore College Hall of Fame on Saturday, October 6.

"Fishing for People" with guest speaker Wally Williams, Senior Pastor at Wylie United Methodist and husband of First United Methodist Garland Director of Music Ministries Kitty Williams.

As always, featuring Jonathan Buck's 'blue ribbon' breakfast, best in town and best deal in town at only $4.00. For reservations, email by Thursday, September 27.

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


Friday October 26 | 7:30pm | Schreiber Hall

An intimate evening of chamber music with pianist Eldred Marshall and friends. Selections include Mozart’s Kegelstatt Trio and Brahms’s Piano Quintet.

First in new West Avenue B Community Concerts series.

Presented free of charge as a gift to friends and neighbors

in Garland and surrounding communities.

Deck the Halls

Saturday November 10 | 9:00am-4:00pm

Forget the malls, come deck the halls! Bargains galore available for holiday shoppers. Proceeds benefit United Methodist Women’s missions.

Vendors, contact Jamie Jenkins @ (214) 679-7180.

Breakfast @ Austin Street

Sunday December 2 | 6:00am | Austin Street Center, Dallas

Serving breakfast for more than 300 homeless. Group meets at 5:00am on church parking lot for trip via church van. Donations of wrapped sandwiches, fresh fruit, boiled eggs, breakfast bars and bottled water appreciated.

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