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Pumpkin Patch

The Pumpkin Patch

October 14-31

> PUMPKINS IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES
> SCAVENGER HUNT
> SCIENCE, MATH & ART ACTIVITIES
> PLENTY OF PHOTO OPS

Fall Bazaar

Fall Bazaar & Craft Show

Friday, October 4 @ 5:00-7:00 PM

Saturday, October 5 @ 8:00 AM-2:00 PM

Come and browse an assortment of handmade gifts, baked goods, craft vendors (Saturday only), bid in the silent auction, and enjoy delicious food!

United Methodist Men

United Methodist Men

Saturday, October 5 @ 8:00 AM

Men of all ages are invited to gather at 8:00 am on the first Saturday of every month in the Fellowship Hall for coffee, breakfast, fellowship and service projects.

United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women Mary Martha Circle

Tuesday, October 8 @ 9:30 am

The Mary Martha Circle meets in the fellowship Hall at 9:30 am on the second Tuesday of each month for fellowship, refreshments, and a guest speaker from one of our mission partners. In November, the Circle meets at 11:00 am for a potluck Thanksgiving luncheon. In December, the Circle meets at 11:00 am for a Christmas party.

Crafters

Crafters

Monday, October 14 & 21 @ 1:00 PM in Room 7

Join us for a devotion and prayer followed by a crafting project and fellowship. The Crafters is open to anyone who loves to be creative and connected.

50+ Luncheon

50+ Ministry Luncheon

Friday, October 11 @ 12:00 PM

Join with folks 50 and older on the second Friday of each month for food, fun, fellowship, and an opportunity to get to know a lot of people. We have different guest speaker each month presenting on topics of interestThere is no cost to attend, but donations are accepted.

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BLAST! Kids Play and Praise Our God

PLEASE NOTE: We will not have BLAST in October

BLAST! is a program for children ages 3 (potty-trained) through 5th grade. We meet on the 2nd Saturday of the month for crafts, songs, games, and stories designed to help us learn about our Savior and loving those around us. There is no cost to participate and all children are welcome!  BLAST! is offered on the 2nd Saturday of every month. We do not meet in June, July and August.

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Food n Fellowship

Sunday, October 20 @ 12:00 PM

All are invited to our monthly church-wide potluck lunch in the Fellowship Hall. Bring a dish to share.

Parent's Night Out

Parent's Night Out

Friday, October 11 @ 6:00-10:00 PM

Parent’s Night Out is open to children who are potty trained. The cost is $10 per child for the night. We play games, sing songs, eat snacks and do a fun craft before settling down to watch a movie. Children arriving before 6:30 are invited to bring their dinner and eat together. Children are encouraged to arrive in their pajamas and bring a mat to lay on during movie time.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: Please contact Elizabeth to register ([email protected]) or use the sign up sheets located in the Education Building breezeway.

Crafting in the Patch

Crafting in the Pumpkin Patch

Wednesday, October 16 @ 6:00 PM

$5 Per person

Join us for a family-friendly crafting project in the Pumpkin Patch! We will supply everything you need to create a one of a kind fun craft for you to take home. 

Quilting Group

Quilting Group

Friday, October 18 at 9:00 am in Room 7

The Quilting Group makes quilts to donate to the Linus Connection. The Linus Connection is a Central Texas organization which gives handmade security blankets to children in crisis situations in our area. The blankets go to children in emergency rooms, crisis centers, foster care, battered women’s shelters, and to any child who is in need of a little extra security in their lives. All are welcome to the quilting group! Bring your sewing machine.

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Movie Night

Friday, October 18 @ 6:30 PM

Join us for a family-friendly movie in the Pumpkin Patch! We will have free popcorn, snacks, and drinks. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.

Game Day

50+ Game Day

Friday, October 18 @ 1:00 PM

Join us in the Fellowship Hall for dominoes, cards, and board games.

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Harvest Dance

Saturday, October 19 @ 6:30-8:30 PM

Join us for a free community wide Harvest Dance in the Pumpkin Patch!

It will be a family-friendly good time of dancing, lemonade, and popcorn, and listen to a storyteller share engaging Halloween stories by the fire pit while you roast hot dogs and marshmallows.

Come and dance to the Flying Purple People Eater or show off your best performance of the Monster Mash or the Time Warp!

Crafting in the Patch

Crafting in the Pumpkin Patch

Wednesday, October 23 @ 6:00 PM

$5 Per person

Join us for a family-friendly crafting project in the Pumpkin Patch! We will supply everything you need to create a one of a kind fun craft for you to take home. 

Fall Fest

Fall Fest

Saturday, October 26 @ 2:00-4:00 PM

Everything at Fall Fest is free!
We’ll have food, games, prizes, face painting, bounce house, family pictures, scavenger hunt, and more! Prizes will be handed out for a costume contest at 3:00 pm.

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Pumpkin Carving

Sunday, October 27 @ 1:30-3:00 PM

We will have all the supplies you need. Just bring a pumpkin, or, better yet, buy one from our Pumpkin Patch!

Mothers Ministry

Mothers & Ministry

1st & 3rd Wednesdays @ 6:30 PM

Mothers & Ministry is a place for moms to build community with other moms, find support and encouragement, to grow spiritually, and to find opportunities for community service.

Child care is provided.

Food 4 Kids

Food 4 Kids Backpack Program

1st Wednesday of Every Month at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall

On the first Wednesday of every month (except June, July and August), volunteers pack up donations of food for the Food 4 Kids Backpack Program which provides food for kids in need at Camacho Elementary, our neighborhood elementary school. We are always looking for volunteers to come help pack food.

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Mens Book Club

Men's Book Club

Saturday, June 22 @ 10:30 AM

Join us in Meeting Room A for fellowship and a discussion of the book of the month.

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CHURCH PICNIC

Sunday, July 21 @ 11:00 AM

BURGERS | HOT DOGS | WATER SLIDE | BOUNCEHOUSE | WADING POOL | GAMES

We will have only one worship service on July 1st at 10:00 am in the fellowship hall. The kids will sing some songs they learned at Vacation Bible School. Following the service, we will have a picnic outside on the lawn! All the children who attended VBS will be invited to come and bring their families. We will not have Sunday school classes, but will have child care.

Bring a side dish to share, lawn chairs or blanket, swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, & outdoor games

End of School Celebration

End of School Celebration

Friday, May [email protected] 12:00-4:00 PM

HAMBURGERS | HOT DOGS | SNOW CONES | POPCORN | BOUNCEHOUSES | SPONGE OLYMPICS | BUBBLES | CHALK | LAWN GAMES | SPRINKLERS

You won’t want to miss the BIGGEST END OF SCHOOL CELEBRATION this neighborhood has ever seen! We will have age appropriate activities for preschoolers through high schoolers. All are invited and everything is totally free of charge. Come, celebrate the close of the school year and start the summer vacation off with some FUN!

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The Path to the Parables

Saturday, May 18 @ 11:00 AM-1:00 pM

All are invited to “The Path to the Parables”, a family-friendly event outside in the church courtyard on Saturday, May 18. Come by anytime and experience an interactive series of stations, each representing a different parable. The parables represented will include: “The Prodigal Son”, “The Leaven”, “The Sower, “The Net”, and “The Strong Man”.  Each center will including an interactive component, art, a take-home activity, and thought provoking questions to consider. This experience is created to be parent-led and suitable for the entire family. 

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WOMEN'S PROGRESSIVE DINNER

Saturday, March 30 @ 5:30 PM

All women are invited to share in a fun dinner party experience. Make some new friends while enjoying delicious food.

Here’s how it works: Everyone will meet for appetizers and a short devotional in the Fellowship Hall at 5:30 pm. Then everyone draws names (and maps) to determine where you will have your salad and main course. The whole group will then meet back in the Fellowship Hall for dessert and a closing devotional.

Participants are asked to provide either an appetizer or dessert to share.

Child care is provided. A signup table is located by Meeting Room A. For more info, contact Nancy Eckert: (512) 983-7292 or [email protected]

 

Gospel Service

Old Time Gospel Service

Saturday, February 16 @ 6:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall

Join us in the fellowship hall for dinner and a slightly different type of service featuring classic gospel songs performed by Cade Baccus and “The Sawdust Stompers”. 

Families with children are welcome, but child care is not provided.

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Chili Chow Down & Baked Goods Auction

Saturday, March 2 | 5:00 pm | Fellowship Hall

We’ll have chili eat’n, a lively Baked Goods Auction, games, and a silent auction where you can bid on all kinds of things. There is no charge to attend and eat chili. Proceeds from the auctions will go to Project Transformation.

The winner of the “Best Tasting Chili” contest will win the much respected, though repulsive Stuffed Armadillo award. The baker of the item which receives the highest bid in the auction will win the highly coveted Floury Apron award.

Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, February 10 | 7-11 AM | Fellowship Hall

On Sunday, February 10 the Boy Scouts will be serving a free breakfast to the congregation. Pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee, and orange juice will be served in the Fellowship Hall from 7:00 to 11:00 am.

 

Please come by and enjoy some breakfast!

Valentine Celebration

Valentine's Celebration

Friday, February 8 @ 12:00 & 6:30 PM

All are invited to a free Valentine’s celebration dinner and entertainment in the Fellowship Hall at 12:00 PM or 6:30 PM.

Child care is provided for children up to age 11 years old.

Please RSVP with the number of guests, which meal you would like to attend, and how many children you need child care for. RSVP to [email protected] or 512-563-8840.

Church Conference

Church Conference

Sunday, December 16 @ 12:15 PM in the Sanctuary

 

We will have a Church Conference to vote on the simplified structure proposal and approving the slate of nominations for the new LUMC Board and Nominations Committee.Families with children are welcome, but child care is not provided.

Cantata

CHRISTMAS CANTATA

Sunday, December 20 @ 8:30 and 11:00 am

The Choir will be presenting “Christmas Presence”, a cantata by Pepper Choplin on Sunday, December 16 at the 8:30 and 11:00 worship services. We invite you to come and welcome in the Christmas season. From the miracle of prophecy to the miracle of the Savior’s birth, this Cantata blends familiar carols with original compositions to present the timeless message of Christmas in a new fresh way. Please join us to celebrate Christ’s presence with us in song.

Gingerbread House Build

GINGERBREAD HOUSE BUILD

Friday, December 21 @ 6:00 pm

All are invited to a fun-filled evening, where we will enjoy a soup and sandwich supper and build gingerbread houses. Bring a bag of candy to share to decorate with. We will provide the meal and everything else. Invite your friends and neighbors. This event is family-friendly and fun for all ages! 

Caroling

Christmas Caroling

Sunday, December 9 | 5:00 PM

Join us for an evening of caroling in the neighborhood. We will meet in front of the church at 5:00 pm, where we’ll break into groups and go out into the community to spread some cheer! After we finish our caroling, we will meet back in the Fellowship Hall for hot chocolate and cookies.

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Vacation Bible School

July 15-19, 2018

9:00 am-12:00 pm

For children ages Pre-K (Potty-Trained) Through 5th Grade

There Is No Cost To Participate

REGISTRATION OPENS IN MAY 2018

Surviving the Holidays

GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays

Thursday, November 8 @ 7:00 PM

Our Surviving the Holidays seminar is especially for people who are grieving a loved one’s death. You’ll learn How to deal with the many emotions you’ll face during the holidays; what to do about coming changes; and how to discover hope for your future. 

 

Turkey Build

Turkey Build & Potluck Dinner

Saturday, November 10 | 6:00 PM

Join us in the fellowship hall for a potluck dinner & turkey building! After we share a meal together, we will create wooden turkeys and count our blessings! Each family will be able to work together to build a turkey, each feather highlighting something you are thankful for.

Bring a hammer and a potluck dish to share. Be sure to wear clothes you can paint in!

All materials to build the turkeys will be supplied and there is no cost to participate.

Fall Fest

Saturday, October 27 @ 2:00-4:00 PM

Everything at Fall Fest is free!
We’ll have food, games, prizes, face painting, bounce house, family pictures, scavenger hunt, and more!

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Pumpkin Carving

Sunday, October 28 @ 5:00-6:30 PM

We will have all the supplies you need. Just bring a pumpkin, or, better yet, buy one from our Pumpkin Patch!

Movie Night

FAMILY FUN & MOVIE NIGHT

Saturday, September 22 @ 7:00 PM

Join us for a FREE night of fun for the family! We have outside games, including gaga ball, jumbo Connect 4, jumbo checkers, jumbo Jenga and a kiddie wash. There will be a concession stand with drinks, popcorn, snow cones, and homemade goodies. Sales from the concession stand will go to support the Costa Rica Mission Team.  All items in the concession stand are $1.00 or less (drinks are $1 and includes refills). 

Emmaus

Emmaus 4th Day Gathering

Monday, August 6 @ 6:00 PM

Heartland of Texas Emmaus Community: Join us for a potluck dinner in the Fellowship Hall at 6:00 pm followed by worship in the Sanctuary at 7:00 pm. ANYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND!

 

Fall Fest

Saturday, October 27 @ 2:00-4:00 PM

Everything at Fall Fest is free!
We’ll have food, games, prizes, face painting, bounce house, family pictures, scavenger hunt, and more!

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