First United Methodist Church of Rockport, Texas
Friday, August 17, 2018
Growing Families in Christ

JESUS NEEDS YOU! 

For more information about how to get involved in any of these, please contact the church office at 361-729-1659. 

NURTURE

Growing by God’s grace through Nurture. Nurture Ministries are the things we do that support growth in the faith community and the congregation.
  • Caring for and Growing Disciples
  • Bereavement
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Family Meals
  • Age Appropriate Groups

OUTREACH

First United Methodist of Rockport is dedicated to helping folks in our community. There are many local organization that are supported by the members of FUMC. 
  • Coastal Bend Mobile Health Center Mondays, except 5th Mondays and holidays. 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm. Call 361-814-2001 for an appointment.  
  • Prescription Assistance assists eligible community members with applying for prescription drug programs.  The team meets on Mondays from 1-4pm.
  • ReNu Your Home is a minsitry that seeks out homeowners who need home repair and maintenance work that they are not able to provide for themselves.  Volunteer teams are matched with a project.
  • Good Samaritans This organization accepts donations of food and money in order to provide food, rent assistance, and utility payments to identified needy. Church members have an opportunity to volunteer time in the pantry, reception area or work directly with the client assessing needs. Food donations are collected regularly at the church.
  • Castaways Many FUMC members spend 2 or 3 hours a week volunteering at Castaways, which is an organization that accepts donations of clothing and other items and sells them at a low cost.   Wednesday is the day when our volunteers work in the back room pricing items for the store.   Thursday is "Methodist day", when volunteers from First Church work in the shop.

WITNESS

Witness is the Great Commission; our very reason for being the church - 'Go therefore and make disciples of all nations...' Matthew 28:18
  • Witness occurs anytime we proclaim Christ’s name in this world or share our faith in Christ's story with another.  It is when we extend the invitation to 'come and see' expecting that a person will encounter the one true living God and enter into new relationship claiming Christ as Lord.
  • Witness is always a part of our ministries of NURTURE and OUTREACH.  WORSHIP is the primary corporate gathering where disciples encounter God's Holy Spirit for the purpose of praise, prayer, communion, and commission.   
  • By our words and deeds the name of Christ will be proclaimed in the world so that ‘every knee shall bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord.’