First Church Events

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Advent 2018 Sermon Series--Wait for It

December 2—Prepare

Advent Candle Hope (purple)

 December 9—Listen

Advent Candle Peace (purple)

December 16—Watch

Advent Candle Joy (pink)

December 23—Wait 

Advent Candle Love (purple)

December 24—Wonder

Advent Candle Christ (white)

Christmas Cantata

Our Christmas Cantata is a musical celebration of the Advent and Christmas season. Join us on December 16 at the 8:30 and 11:00 AM worship services in the Sanctuary. 

Blue Christmas Service

The Blue Christmas Service is a special service for anyone who has lost a loved one or is struggling to find joy during the holidays. Join us on December 20 at 6:30 PM in the Sanctuary. 

Christmas Eve Services--December 24

  • Family Worship Service at 3:00 PM in the Sanctuary
  • Contemporary Service at 5:00 PM in the McKinney Christian Ministry Center
  • Traditional Services at 7:00 PM and 10:00 PM in the Sanctuary

Early Response Team (ERT) Training

One of the primary ways the Central Texas Conference (CTC) responds to disasters is via our Early Response Team (ERT). Our CTC ERTs respond to disasters within the conference, as well as to help other areas facing disasters. The mission of an ERT is to provide a caring presence in the aftermath of a disaster under very specific guidelines that enables a team to be productive and caring while causing no further harm or being a burden to the affected community. If you are called to serve as a member of the CTC ERT, you must register and participate in one of the trainings taught throughout the year. These trainings are taught by “authorized” UMCOR trainers, and team members are given authorized ERT ID badges from UMCOR as evidence of completing the training.  The topics covered in the class include the who, what, when, where and how of doing disaster response ministry, as well as some hands on experience in the specific tasks that Early Responders are expected to accomplish in the face of a disaster

ERT Training Opportunity:

Saturday, January 12, 2019 9:00 AM-5:00 PM at Georgetown First United Methodist Church. Class Fee is $30. 

Register at by January 8. 

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Order a Church T-Shirt

We have a new church t-shirt! Follow this link to order A $15 donation is suggested and can be paid online, by cash, or check. If paying by check, put “t-shirt” in the memo section of your check and return it in the offering plate or to the church office. If paying by cash, please bring the exact amount to the church office or place it in an offering envelope and write “t-shirt” and your name on the envelope.  If you have questions, contact Janna Elliott, Director of Connecting Ministries, at or at 512-863-2370.