First United Methodist Church

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Rev. Valarie Englert: Focus on what's most important for Christmas

Valarie Englert
First United Methodist Church, Commerce

First United Methodist Church of Commerce senior pastor Valarie Englert says a sermon from the Old Testmament on the "refiner's fire" helped her learn to focus on the essence of Christmas.  She recommends a book called "Unplug the Christmas Machine."

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Hunt County
6:00 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Methodist group repairs homes, builds relationships

Emily Hughes and Jeff Hodgekiss apply new paint to a house in Commerce.
Mark Haslett KETR

Over one hundred teenagers have descended on Commerce - and they're busy working.

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Thanksgiving
5:45 am
Wed November 23, 2011

Giving a special kind of grace – a free community Thanksgiving meal

Morris Partain

COOPER - Volunteers at the First United Methodist Church in Cooper have been counting their blessings for the success they have had serving a free Thanksgiving meal to those in need every year for past 20 years.

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Commerce
3:26 pm
Fri March 11, 2011

Episcopal Church gets new home following closure

First United Methodist Church

COMMERCE  – The generosity of a Commerce church will allow local Episcopalians to continue to worship in town after their own church is shut down.

The lack of a full-time priest and few members was too much for the Episcopal Church of Epiphany to handle, leading to its deconsecration in January.

To the rescue was the First United Methodist Church of Commerce who, beginning Sunday, will begin a new Anglican service.

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