Posts by Andrew Conard

Posts by Andrew Conard

Fall 2017 Skelly Partnership Update

On September 10, 2017, Denise Friesen, Educator at Skelly Elementary School shared some of the impact of our partnership. You can find the videos from both 9 and 11 a.m. worship below. Skelly Partnership Update from Denise Friesen at 9 a.m. Worship Skelly Partnership Update from Denise Friesen at 11 a.m. Worship

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending September 24, 2017

Happy Wednesday! Here is what we have going on for kids in the near future. Please remember to register here so we can get all permissions taken care of. Thank you! Also, a reminder to complete the My 3 cards (the ones where you ask people to be prayer partners with your kids) as we’ll have our first activity next month! Tribe 1 (4th – 6th) Wednesdays: Our small group time is using the Grapple curriculum, which is very much real-life…

Congregational Metrics for Week Ending September 17, 2017

Pathway Weekly Metric Current Year Weekly Average Prior Year Weekly Average % Change Worship Attendance at 9 a.m. 69 72 -4.2% Worship Attendance at 11 a.m. 95 103 -7.2% Worship Total Attendance 164 175 -5.9% Worship 4 Week Reach at 9 a.m. 144 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! Worship 4 Week Reach at 11 a.m. 201 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! Worship Total 4 Week Reach 319 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! Grow Small Groups 8 8 -2.2% Grow Small Groups Participation 56 57 -2.7% Give Offering Received $5,772…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending September 17, 2017

I hope your transition to a school year routine has been a smooth one! Here’s what we have going on in Children’s Ministry: Tribe 1 (4th-6th) Our Tribe 1 kids had a blast playing Nerf wars at small group last week! In case y’all didn’t know it, some of our kids are a little cut throat when it comes to games. They also came up with some awesome ideas on how to serve our neighbors this year, and we’ll implement several…

Workers for God

The Chancel Choir at First United Methodist Church of El Dorado performs Workers for God by Charles Davis.

Congregational Metrics for Week Ending September 10, 2017

Pathway Weekly Metric Current Year Weekly Average Prior Year Weekly Average % Change Worship Attendance at 9 a.m. 69 72 -3.3% Worship Attendance at 11 a.m. 95 104 -8.0% Worship Total Attendance 165 175 -6.1% Worship 4 Week Reach at 9 a.m. 144 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! Worship 4 Week Reach at 11 a.m. 202 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! Worship Total 4 Week Reach 321 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! Grow Small Groups 7 8 -3.2% Grow Small Groups Participation 55 58 -3.9% Give Offering Received $5,788…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending September 10, 2017

THIS IS THE WEEK! We are starting up our Wednesday programs tomorrow, read about it below. Also, remember to be recruiting 3 prayer partners for your kids; you should have received a letter explaining the process a few weeks ago. The basic idea is to connect three people from the congregation (who are not related to you) to your kid to strengthen intergenerational bonds. I have more of the My 3 Cards if you need a replacement. Prayer partners agree to…

Congregational Metrics for Week Ending September 3, 2017

Pathway Weekly Metric Current Year Weekly Average Prior Year Weekly Average % Change Worship Attendance at 9 a.m. 69 72 -3.3% Worship Attendance at 11 a.m. 95 104 -8.1% Worship Total Attendance 165 176 -6.1% Worship 4 Week Reach at 9 a.m. 145 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! Worship 4 Week Reach at 11 a.m. 203 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! Worship Total 4 Week Reach 322 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! Grow Small Groups 7 8 -3.2% Grow Small Groups Participation 55 58 -4.7% Give Offering Received $5,830…

Hurricane Harvey Response

Every United Methodist Church has been challenged to provide cleaning kits for people to use to help clean up after Hurricane Harvey. First UMC El Dorado is going for 15 kits! Can we do it? With your help, we can! Here are two ways you can help: Give Money We have created a disaster response fund to receive funds. $65.00 will purchase the contents for one flood bucket. You can contribute to this fund online here and select “Disaster Response.”…

Congregational Metrics for Week Ending August 27, 2017

Pathway Weekly Metric Current Year Weekly Average Prior Year Weekly Average % Change Worship Attendance at 9 a.m. 69 72 -3.5% Worship Attendance at 11 a.m. 96 104 -7.9% Worship Total Attendance 165 176 -6.1% Worship 4 Week Reach at 9 a.m. 145 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! Worship 4 Week Reach at 11 a.m. 204 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! Worship Total 4 Week Reach 323 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! Grow Small Groups 7 8 -3.9% Grow Small Groups Participation 55 59 -6.3% Give Offering Received $5,886…