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Season 3 Episodes & Extras

  • 9/4 Drew Pearson
    9/4 Drew Pearson, Dallas Cowboys Legend

    Watch the "Hail Mary" pass from Roger Staubach to Drew Pearson in the 1975 NFC Divisional Playoff game between the Cowboys and the Vikings on YouTube.




  • 9/11 Debbie Smelko
    9/11 Debbie Smelko

    I realized my date was too drunk to drive. I asked for the keys, but he refused. It was 1978 - no cell phones, no uber. I was less than 5 miles from home, and I did something I have regretted the rest of my life, I got in the car and let him drive. He rolled through a flashing yellow light, and another car ran the flashing red light and hit my side of the car. Without a seatbelt, again it was 1978, my back landed on the stick shift, my backbone looked like a sideways V and my spinal cord snapped…. 


    Senior Prom 1974

    Last Year's September 17th Facebook Post
    In 2018 there is absolutely no reason anyone should drive drunk or get in a car with someone that has had too much to drink. I don’t care if it is your spouse, parent, best friend, it really doesn’t matter. Use Uber or Lyft, call/text a friend, use me as your excuse to not get in the car. Say, “I have a friend in a wheelchair that made the awful mistake FORTY years ago to get in a car with someone that was too drunk to drive and has depended a wheelchair ever since.” Please do that, please tell your friends, tell your co-workers, tell you children, tell your grandchildren, tell your parents, tell everyone. I hope share this post and your friends share it. 

  • 9/18 Dr. Jeannie Stone
    9/18 Dr. Jeannie Stone, RISD Superintendent

    RISD on Facebook  •  Twitter

    Learn more about FUMCR Children First School Partnerships

     

  • 9/25 Brenda Duckett & Allyson Martin
    9/25 Brenda Duckett & Allyson Martin

    The Who, What, Where, When and Sometimes, Why - Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

    Need someone to talk to?
    Contact Karen Varner here at FUMCR at 972.996.0138 or kvarner@fumcr.com to be connected to resources or groups.

    Celebrating the camaraderie of a few women at FUMCR who belong to a club no one wants to join.

     

  • 10/2 Dr. Kit Mathes & Mike Lightfoot
    10/2 Dr. Kit Mathes & Mike Lightfoot

    World Animal Day - Oct 4

    Blessing of the Animals

    Sun, Oct 6, 1-3 pm (come and go), Walk With Me Garden

    FUMCR invites people to bring their pets and service animals to receive a special blessing from pastors. We celebrate and honor the precious creatures in our lives.

    All animals must be on a leash or in a carrier/cage/container.

  • 10/9 Kim Robinson
    10/9 Kim Robinson, New Friends New Life

    New Friends New Life

    New Friends New Life is celebrating 20 years of restoring and empowering formerly trafficked girls and sexually exploited women and children. By providing access to education, job training, interim financial assistance, mental health, and spiritual support, New Friends New Life helps women and children overcome backgrounds of abuse, addiction, poverty, and limited opportunities.

    newfriendsnewlife.org

  • 10/16 Larry James
    10/16 Larry James, President and CEO of CitySquare

    CitySquare

    We fight the causes and effects of poverty through service, advocacy and friendship. 
    citysquare.org

    Larry James has provided executive leadership since joining CitySquare in 1994. Known in the Dallas faith, business and media communities as a social entrepreneur and committed servant to the people of East and South Dallas, Larry came to CitySquare after serving 14 years as senior minister with the Richardson East Church of Christ in Richardson, Texas.

    Since 1999, Larry and wife, Brenda, have made their home in the inner city and have been active members of First United Methodist Church-Dallas. He currently serves the church in a dual appointment to CitySquare and Highland Park United Methodist Church.

    Larry’s blog, Urban Daily, can be read here.

    Larry will be the keynote speaker for the HASR (Helping Agencies Serving Richardson) Conference on October 24.

  • 10/23 Dr. Michael Kilgard
    10/23 Dr. Michael Kilgard, Neuroscience Professor at UTD

    World Stroke Day - October 29

    Did you know that stroke – the #2 most common cause of death worldwide – is preventable, treatable and beatable? Learn More

    UTD School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

    Neuroscience BS

  • 10/30 Greg Adler
    10/30 Greg Adler, Head Coach of UTD esports team

    One year after forming, UTD's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate team won the national championship at Shine 2019 in August in Worcester, Massachusetts. Read the complete article here.

  • 11/6 Local Students
    11/6 Student interviews about being a teen in American today

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