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  • Phone: (956) 686-3784
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  • Church Address:
    4200 N. McColl Rd. McAllen, TX. 78504


Service Times

  • Sunday: 8:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am

Pastor's Perspective

September 2018

Posted by Ricky Sanderford on

Our sanctuary checklist is being whittled down. Our partitions to close off the two overflow sections at the rear of the sanctuary have finally been installed. In addition, communion rail kneeling cushions are in place and handrails have been added to the side steps leading onto the chancel...

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August 2018

Posted by Robert Perales on

Prayer is a growing focus in the life and ministries of First United Methodist Church in McAllen. Our 10:45 am service has incorporated prayer stations into worship, our sanctuary has been equipped with cushions for our prayer kneelers, and our ongoing ministries of prayer continue. Recently...

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July 2018

Posted by Ricky Sanderford on

If there is one lesson I’ve learned from a major building project thatlesson is patience. That lesson gets reinforced the closer we are to100% completion of the sanctuary with a few last things to be doneand issues resolved. The biggest project that awaits completion isthe installation of...

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June 2018

Posted by Ricky Sanderford on

The saying time flies when you are having fun is certainly an accuratedescription of life and ministry as part of the McFirst family. Iam beginning the 10th year of my ministry as one of your pastors,yet it seems I just finished unpacking the last box a few weeks ago.Come to think of it, I did...

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April 2016

Posted by Ricky Sanderford on

A number of people have inquire about the process going forward with our goal of building a sanctuary, music, nursery and administrative space. Let me lay out the steps forward in our process. After commitment Sunday on March 27, the Building and Design Committee (B & D) will convene to...

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