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Lord's Acre benefit returns

September 4, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:00am

The Aledo United Methodist Church will again host the Lord’s Acre fall festival Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This year’s festival will include Parker County Cruisers, kids’ carnival sponsored by Splash Kingdom Wild West, silent and live auctions, food trucks, local music and entertainment, vendor fair, country kitchen, and bingo.
This annual festival helps Aledo United Methodist Church raise funds to support local and global missions. These missions include Master’s Builders, Snack Sacks, Camp Hope, Manna Room, Give One Day, disaster relief, and mission teams.
For more information, visit, aledoumc.org/ministries/lords-acre.

Historical Marker awarded

October 22, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/03/2013 - 12:30pm

The Texas Historical Commission has recognized the historical significance of Aledo United Methodist Church as a part of local Texas history by awarding it an Official Texas Historical Marker.
A dedication ceremony to commemorate the event will be held on at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3, on the church grounds at the intersection of Oak and Pecan Streets in downtown Aledo. The Parker County Historical Commission welcomes the public to share in and witness this exciting historical event.

Trunk or Treat

October 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/28/2012 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

A Trunk or Treat will be from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28 at Aledo United Methodist Church. Activities will include a haunted house (one side for little ones and one side for older children), hay rides, candy and trick-or-treating. For more information call 817-441-8329 or visit www.aledoumc.org.
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AmazinGrace 5K

October 16, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/21/2012 - 4:00pm

The AmazinGrace 5k run/walk will be at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct.21 at Bearcat Park in Aledo. The race helps send the junior high, high school, and college-aged students of Aledo United Methodist Church on mission trips for the summer of 2013. Staci Smith, the new run coordinator, said, “We are really excited about the race being moved to Bearcat Park! We believe this is the first step in making this a community event for all ages.” There will be an after party with food, live music, bounce houses and fun for the whole family.

Bullying Program

October 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/24/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Aledo United Methodist Church will sponsor a parenting program, “Bullying,” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Debbie Thornton, M. Ed., LPC-I and school counselor at Vandagriff Elementary School will present information about school policies and interventions as well as parent strategies for helping their children deal with bullying, including cyber bullying. The program is open to the community and parents of children K-12 are encouraged to attend. Childcare will be provided through the church nursery and Wednesday night program. Dinner is available from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For more information or to sign up, call LeAnn Scott at 817-807-1454 or email leann@aumc.org.

Parenting Program

October 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/17/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Aledo United Methodist will sponsor a parenting program "Advocating For Your Child/Partnering With Your Child's Teacher," from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Lynn McKinney, Deputy Superintendent of Aledo ISD, will discuss how to communicate your child's needs, questions to ask at parent-teacher conferences and ways to support your child's learning at home. The program is open to the community and parents of children K-12 are invited to attend. Childcare will be provided through our nursery and Wednesday night program. Dinner will be available from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For more information or to sign up, call LeAnn Scott at 817-807-1454 or email leann@aumc.org.

Developing Responsible Children

October 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/07/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

The Parenting Center of Fort Worth will present a program for parents to learn to help children master decision-making in a positive way, accept responsibility, gain confidence and feel more worthwhile from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Aledo United Methodist Church. More information on the Parenting Center can be found at www.theparentingcenter.org. The program is open to the community, and parents of children K-12 are encouraged to attend. Childcare will be provided through the church nursery and Wednesday night program. Dinner is available from 5:30-6:30. To sign up, or for more information, call LeAnn Scott at 817-807-1454 or email leann@aumc.org. Early registration is recommended to insure available of program materials.

Annual Garage Sale

July 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/28/2012 - 8:00am - 2:00pm

The "Mission Chicks" (women) of Aledo United Methodist Church will hold their annual garage sale from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 27 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28. Donations are needed and will be accepted from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 23 until Thursday, July 26. Items should be brought to the fellowship hall. Starting Saturday at 11 a.m., large items will be half price and everything you can get in a white garbage bag will be $5. A donation tax credit letter will be available upon request for the donations. For more information, call Lynnda Burroughsvat 817-832-9498. Money raised from the garage sale goes for scholarships for senior graduating girls, missionaries, youth mission trips, Center of Hope and other organizations in need.

Annual Garage Sale

July 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/27/2012 - 8:00am - 5:30pm

The "Mission Chicks" (women) of Aledo United Methodist Church will hold their annual garage sale from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 27 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28. Donations are needed and will be accepted from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 23 until Thursday, July 26. Items should be brought to the fellowship hall. Starting Saturday at 11 a.m., large items will be half price and everything you can get in a white garbage bag will be $5. A donation tax credit letter will be available upon request for the donations. For more information, call Lynnda Burroughsvat 817-832-9498. Money raised from the garage sale goes for scholarships for senior graduating girls, missionaries, youth mission trips, Center of Hope and other organizations in need.

Lord’s Acre Fall Festival

September 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/08/2011 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Aledo United Methodist Church will host its annual Lord’s Acre Fall Festival from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct 8. The church has celebrated this event for more than 40 years. Children’s activities include games, face painting and bounce houses in the Kids Carnival from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The festival also includes a bake sale, gift shop, cake walk, and silent and live auctions. A BBQ dinner with homemade pie will be served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Funds raised support the missions and ministries of Aledo United Methodist Church. For more information, call Janice Cole at 817-441-910.

Sports Calendar

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Crowley;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Joshua at Aledo, 7th Gym 1 & 8th MPC;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, September 26

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Granbury Girls Tournament, Harbor Lakes through Sept. 27

  • AHS vs. Joshua at Aledo;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH vs. St. Paul's Lutheran at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m. *District Game

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