First United Methodist Church in Grapevine is excited to announce the appointment of their new Senior Pastor, Rev. Jim McClurg. Jim is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church who has most recently served as pastor at Alliance United Methodist Church in Fort Worth. Jim has a BA in Psychology from the University of Illinois Chicago and a Master of Divinity from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Jim and his wife Desirre have four children - Zachary, Madison, Jake and Morgan - and two grandchildren - Brody and Paisley. Desirre is a 5th grade teacher.
Jim shares, "My family and I are very excited about the new opportunity for ministry with our new church family, First United Methodist Church Grapevine. We are excited about developing deep and meaningful relationships with the congregation as we serve side my side as the body of Christ. We also look forward to many years of fruitful ministry together as we carry out the mission of the Gospel of Jesus Christ."
First United Methodist Church Grapevine is excited about the future of ministry under Jim's leadership. We invite you to rejoice with us and meet our new pastor and his family on Sunday, July 2. Worship will be at 10:30 AM in the Sanctuary, with a pot luck lunch to follow in the Family Life Center.
First United Methodist Church is located at 422 Church Street, one block west of Main Street in historic downtown Grapevine. For more information about worship, classes, outreach to the community, and other ministries of the church, visit www.firstmethodistgrapevine.org or call the church office at 817-481-2559.