Waxahachie FUMC Student Ministries
Junior High/Senior High
Locations & Times
  • First United Methodist Church
    505 W Marvin Ave, Waxahachie, TX 75165, USA
    Sunday 9:45 AM
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.” Though there is always time, there also are plenty of times when we do not take the opportunity to use it. September is National Courtesy Month, a month when we are reminded of the importance of being kind to one another. In a world where the news is packed with acts of violence and political slander, it seems like we need more than one month to focus on courtesy.
Charles Schultz once said through his cartoon pal Snoopy, “Keep looking up . . . that’s the secret of life.” Many people view this phrase simply as a reminder to keep an optimistic outlook on life. However, for Christians, this expression has divine implications. As Paul instructed the Colossians in his rules for holy living, we should set our hearts and minds on things above, focusing on the eternal rather than the temporal. We always should strive to put God’s priorities into daily practice, looking at life from God’s perspective and seeking after what God desires.
Readings for the Week:

MONDAY: Read Psalm 90.
How have you seen God at work in your life recently?

TUESDAY: Read Proverbs 14:21-31.
What act of kindness can you do for the needy this fall?

WEDNESDAY: Read 1 Corinthians 13.
Is there someone you know who needs to hear of God’s love for him or her?

THURSDAY: Read Galatians 5:16-26.
Which fruit of the Spirit is the hardest for you to produce?

FRIDAY: Read Colossians 3:12-17.
How should you act in school if you are “clothed in compassion”?

SATURDAY: Read 2 Timothy 2:22-26.
Being kind toward all people is challenging. How can you extend kindness to someone new this week?
Confirmation 2019
This year we are taking a opportunity to "catch up". Normally we would have the class for incoming 6th graders but instead we're going to wait until they're entering 7th. There are two reasons for this: 1st, Yes this worked fine every year in the past and got the job done but I believe we can do it better. Waiting an extra year for these students to mature will help to deepen the effects of the class. After all, giving the students a clear understanding of their faith and role in our church is our goal. 2nd, This now gives us an opportunity to have a class for any students or adults that missed the chance prior. I hope you can join me in accepting this change and continue praying for our youth in this journey.
Confirmation classes will start this year on Sept 15th, and will be held for all students 7th and up. Returning students and adults welcome!

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