At First United Methodist Church of Cleburne our mission is to make deeply committed disciples of Jesus Christ. We live into this mission by "Gathering, Growing, and Going." We do this so that we might partner with God to transform the world. ONE LIFE AT A TIME.
Orienting our lives individually and collectively around the worship of God.
Worship in community at least once a month (in person or online).
Worship in community 2-3 times per month (in person or online) and seek out moments to give thanks to God.
Worship in community every week (in person or online) and find ways to praise and worship God every day.
Welcome newcomers into the church community.
Seek to establish relationships with members of the church community.
Seek common ground to establish relationships with people who do not agree with you, do not look like you, and/or do not live like you in all your communities.
Connecting to God, interceding for others and opening up to the movement of the Holy Spirit.
Pray at least once a week for yourself, for others, and for the church.
Pray every day for yourself, for others, and for the church, and listen for the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
Pray for others in the Prayer Room once a month, find time to sit quietly in the presence of God, and continue daily practices of praying for yourself, for others, and for the church.
Exploring scripture, studying, and engaging with others.
Encounter the story of God's love by beginning to explore scripture regularly.
Encounter the story of God's love in community through Sunday School class or small group.
Create a space for others to encounter the story of God's love by hosting or facilitating a Sunday School class or small group.
Partnering with God to change lives.
Give financially to the church to support the church's ongoing ministries and allow for the building of the kingdom of God on earth.
Give to special offering opportunities that support ministries that you are passionate about.
Give items, non-financial resources, energy or time to support ministries and missions that you are passionate about.
Welcoming others into life transformation.
Invite others to join you in worship using the Invite Cards available in the Narthex.
Invite others to join you in worship so they can come to encounter the Jesus you know and love.
Share with others in your daily life what a relationship with Jesus has meant to you in your life and offer to pray with those in need of hope, love, and encouragement.
Partner with us and take a step in your faith journey. If you would like to discuss more we would love to connect with you. Make an appointment with a pastor.