Jesus taught us that it is more blessed to give than receive. The truth is that we will never find real joy until we learn to give our life away. Sure, serving requires something from us. But, it also does something for us and in us.
serve your church
Serving your church is a great way to devote your time and talents to the mission of growing disciples of Jesus Christ.
Serving your community and beyond is a great way to devote your time and talents to the mission of growing disciples of Jesus Christ.
Feeding 5000 meal ministry
Feeding 5000 is a ministry that provides a hot meal to approximately 100 people in Frisco weekly. Volunteers cook and package meals in our kitchen and deliver them to the downtown Frisco area. Volunteers meet weekly at 1:30 pm and delivery happens about 5:00 pm at 8780 3rd St.
H.O.P.E. disaster relief team
The H.O.P.E. Team is an Early Response Team (ERT) filling a specific need in the early days after a disaster. The Team helps by cleaning out flood-damaged homes, removing debris, placing tarps on homes, helping prevent further damage and assisting survivors while providing a Christian presence.
Frisco Helpers is a Christian based volunteer handyman organization sponsored by local area churches and made up of local volunteers. Our mission is to help seniors and those with special needs within the Frisco community with minor home maintenance and repairs.
Well organized and well-trained volunteer teams of men and women from the communities surrounding an institution present an introductory 3-day weekend, described as a short course in Christianity. This inter-denominational team of volunteers -- both clergy and laypersons -- works in cooperation with the Chaplain who carefully selects up to 42 inmate leaders to attend. A well organized follow-up program is part of this ministry.
We partner with Carter BloodCare to host several blood drives each year. Every single blood donation is life-saving, life-enriching for everyone involved. Donations made at our drives directly impact the lives of people in our community.
Forever Families is the First Frisco UMC’s outreach to orphans and to foster and adoptive families. Some families will be called to adopt internationally or domestically. Some will be called to foster. Many will be called to sponsor a child through Compassion International or another organization. Some will be called to serve as advocates for abused children through CASA of Collin County. Some will be called to get involved with supporting orphans internationally through ZOE Ministries, Malayaka House or HIS Little Feet Choir. Forever Families is going to keep these needs and opportunities in front of our church family.
United Methodist Men partner with Texas Ramp Projects on local ramp builds. We build wheelchair ramps for disabled or elderly people who can’t afford to buy one. In a few hours on a Saturday morning, we give these folks the freedom to leave their home again—the home where they want to remain but whose steps have imprisoned them.
Our church helps children in Frisco, Little Elm, and Prosper ISDs receive school clothes, warm coats, and shoes through Clothe-a-Child. This is an annual mission for our church and members may help by either donating to Clothe-a-Child to help purchase clothing or volunteering to shop with the families on designated Saturday mornings in October.
Spend 30 minutes once a week reading with a child at Bright Academy (Title 1 school). Bright Academy has a number of students who benefit from special attention given to them from First Frisco members, who work with these students as Readers and/or Mentors. The program runs Fall to Spring. *Currently on hold due to the pandemic*