img_campus_wildflowers-sanctuary.jpgNews & Media

First United Methodist Church Richardson seeks to be a part of your life, not just on Sundays, but everyday.

You are invited to connect with us in person, via our live streamed worship on this website and through our many social media avenues.

  • News & Events




    FUMCR sends Staying Connected on Mondays, Dr. Oliphint's On the Way on Thursdays and other special interest emails periodically.

    Sign Up for Emails 

    First Connections Bi-monthly Magazine


    2012 Editions

  • Worship & Sermons

    Watch worship LIVE every Sunday at 9:45 am.

    Watch the previous Sunday's sermon anytime.

  • Social Media

    Follow us, friend us, comment and share . . .


    Blog SmugMug Live Streaming
    Twitter Facebook Instagram Stories SmugMug
    Photo Sharing
    Live Streaming +
    Sermon & Service Videos
  • Publicity Resources
    Publicizing activities helps ensure their success. The information below outlines the communications opportunities available at FUMCR. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact

    Submit your Information to the Communication Team

         SUBMIT FORM from
         EMAIL to

    Bulletin Announcements and Inserts

    Deadline: Monday noon prior to the Sunday
    Insert reservations must be made in advance through 
    Groups that reserve bulletin inserts are responsible for paying for paper and printing and for stuffing the inserts into the bulletins on Friday


    Use the contact methods above to request publicity on the website.

    Welcome Desk Information on Sundays


    Assign a person(s) from your committee to the Welcome Center to manage the sign-up, answer questions and provide information

    Sell Tickets or Fund Raise

    You must clear it in advance with 

    FIRST Connections Magazine

    Distribution: This is a bimonthly publication: Jan/Feb, Mar/ Apr, May/June, Aug/Sept, Oct/Nov, Dec.

    Magazine will be mailed the last week of the month prior to its publication month.
    Magazine will be available online the first day of the month it is published.

    FUMCR Campus Banners

    A committee member must contact  to reserve space for banners.

    Outside Campus Banners

    West and East sides of the FUMCR campus
         Facing Central Expressway
         Facing Custer
         Size Requirement: 8' wide x 4' high

    Porte-cochere on the South side of the FUMCR campus
         Size Requirement: 12' wide x 28" high

    Golf Cart Banners

    Size Requirement: 96" wide x 18" high
    * 2" pockets need to be sewn into both sides. Grommets are needed on the top, 32" in from each side.

    Advertising in the Community

    Assistance with the coordination of advertising in the community can be achieved by contacting

    Photographs from Events/Activities

    FOCUS Photography Ministry is a group of volunteers that serve at various church events as the "eyes of FUMCR." Photos may be used in the First Connections magazine, website, FUMCR's SmugMug photo sharing site, during worship and more.

    We would love to see YOUR photos at FUMCR!!  Submit any of your photos for FUMCR events at  
    Having issues or don't see your event?  Contact: , 972.996.0135

    Social Media

    FUMCR is plugged in to the world of Social Media through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and our Stories page. Our goal is to connect people online with the ministries of our church, provide inspiration and generate feedback and conversations that reach others far beyond our church walls.

    If you would like to know more about having your FUMCR ministry or group represented on Facebook & more, please contact us to discuss what permanent or promotional options are available for you!

    Contact: , 972.996.0135 

    Connect with us online at:
    Twitter: @FUMCR
    FUMCR Stories:

  • Staff

    Staff_Gloria_Scott.jpgGloria Scott
    Director of Communication & Worship

    Tracy Thomas
    Sunday Bulletin Editor

    Staff_Kevin_Burns.jpgKevin Burns
    Communications Associate,
    FOCUS Photo Ministry

    Wes Weisheit
    Traditional Worship Producer

    Francy Collins

    Website Manager