Service Times
Worship Services:
Sunday mornings:
8:45am Early Service in the Chapel
10:50am Traditional Service in the Sanctuary

Sunday evenings:
6:00pm The Light-Contemporary Service in the Sanctuary (launching 4/23)

Sunday School:
9:45am

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FUMC-Commerce Foundation

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Purpose:

The Foundation is a permanent fund established to support the ministries of First United Methodist Church of Commerce. Gifts to the Foundation remain intact as a permanent endowment and only the interest from the investments is to be used. However, if a donor specifically requests for a gift to be spent in its entirety, the Foundation Board will follow the wishes of the donor. The Foundation Board is charged to be the custodians of the foundation assets and to act as a socially responsible investor. It utilizes the advice and service of professional money managers and the Texas Methodist Foundation in Austin.

Mission:

The First United Methodist Foundation of Commerce, through gifts, grants or loans is to support the Christian ministry of the Church. The funds may be utilized for general benevolent purposes, including but not limited to the Christian Ministry, Missions, Health and Welfare, Music Education Scholarship, Senior Citizen Support, Church Facilities, Grounds, and other worthy ministries approved by the Foundation Board.

Leaving a Legacy:

The Foundation provides an excellent opportunity for gifts that are supplemental to regular church funds. All gifts are welcome, both small and large. Depending on the size and nature of your gift, you may wish to seek the advice of your attorney and/or accountant to determine the best form of giving.

Examples of gifts and bequests that can ensure the expansion and perpetuity of FUMC-Commerce ministry are:

  • Cash
  • Memorial Gifts
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Property
  • Trusts
  • Stocks and Bonds
  • Gifts in Honor
  • Will (Bequests)
  • Gift Annuities
  • Life Insurance

How Do I Make a Gift?

Gifts may be made at any time by:

  • Sending your donation to The First United Methodist Church Foundation at:
    First United Methodist Church Foundation
    1709 Highway 24
    Commerce, Texas 75428
  • Contacting the Church Office to arrange for someone to meet with you at your convenience or to receive more information, please feel free to call (903) 886-3220 or email: office@fumcccommerce.org

How Do I Request Funding?

Please download and complete this form and return it to the church office or a Foundation member.

2009-2013 FUMC-C Foundation Report

 

2014 FUMC-C Foundation Annual Report

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