Week of Sept. 23 – Week of Nov. 11 Did you know we were created for community? One of the first things God says in Genesis is, “It is not good that the human should be alone” (Gen. 2:18). We are social creatures who were created for community with God and with one another. At Pecan Street Mission, community is one of our core spiritual practices. Twice a year, we gather groups of people from diverse walks of life into 8-week intentional Christian communities – Life Groups. These groups covenant to meet weekly for an hour and a half to do three things: Eat Together – Groups share simple community meals each time they gather. This might look like coffee & muffins at Trinity Street Coffee Bar or a potluck style meal around a family dinner table. Holy moments happen around the table, so every time groups gather we eat! … Read More
Put your hands & feet to work serving our neighbors throughout the summer! These family-friendly #SummerServe days will be Saturday morning work projects designed to provide tangible opportunities to serve a neighbor in need. June 30: Decatur Cares Mobile Food Pantry 7:45 am—10:00 am ~ Parking Lot of FUMC Decatur Come serve with the Decatur community by unloading fresh produce from the Tarrant Area Food Bank to provide for our food insecure neighbors across Wise County. Each month, Decatur Cares serves 150-200 families with fresh produce. Volunteers are needed to help unload the truck, stock the tables, and help families with groceries out to their cars. We’ll be serving in the parking lot of FUMC Decatur (104 S. Miller St.). Wear comfortable clothes & closed-toe shoes! July 14: PreSchool Painting & Prep 8:00 am—12:00 pm ~ FUMC Decatur Preschool Come serve the Preschool by helping prepare for the new school … Read More
Moms in the Park! Eat, Play, Worship Church Playground – Corner of East Main and South Miller Sunday, May 13, 2018 10:30 am Pecan Street Mission invites mothers & all who love them to a special community gathering in the First United Methodist Church playground (corner of East Main and South Miller) at 10:30 am on Sunday, May 13th! We will gather in worship to sing songs of God’s love, pray a special blessing over all mothers, and share in Holy Communion. Following worship, everyone is invited to stick around the playground for a morning of family fun! Free coffee, OJ, & breakfast tacos will be available all morning before and after worship! RSVP on Facebook!
Community Easter Sunrise Worship April 1, 2018 • 7:00 am @ The Courthouse Square All are invited to the first annual Community Easter Sunrise Worship on the Downtown Decatur Courthouse Square! We will gather at 7:00 am to sing, pray, worship, & celebrate the good news of the resurrection! Our neighbors at Trinity Street Coffee Bar will be providing Free Coffee on the Square for everyone!
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