04/26/2022 by Alex Yocum-Beeman

When the school bus stops coming: The Alex Dean Story

When you arrive at The Hub closest to the Sanctuary on Sunday mornings to get a muffin or cup of coffee, you will most likely find Alex Dean, Chance’s employee and Belong Disability Ministry participant, manning the cash register. And while he might give you a thank you and a smile during your tr...

04/19/2022 Serving, Outreach

Escucha Nuestra Oración oh Dios! (Hear Our Prayers, oh Lord)

Eight years. That is how long it took for the Multipurpose Building at the Methodist Children’s Home of Costa Rica to be conceptualized, constructed, and completed. During these eight years, there have been numerous prayers, meetings, calls to action, volunteers, and donations from multiple or...

04/19/2022

HPUMC Easter 2022: Rejoice in the Resurrection

For the first time in over two years, the pandemic seemed like a distant memory as more than nine thousand people worshiped together in person on Easter. Another four thousand tuned in online. The morning started off in Arden Forest where morning coffee and donuts were encouraged, kids donned pj’...

04/04/2022 by Courtney Woodruff

Tips for Celebrating Easter with HPUMC

Can you imagine the deep sorrow the two Marys must have felt standing in the cold shadows of the tomb on the morning of the third day following Christ’s crucifixion? Now, picture their overwhelming sadness transforming into inexplicable awe and joy as the seal is rolled away to reveal an empty to...

03/31/2022 by Courtney Woodruff Inspirational

Uptown’s female pastor is making church more accessible for all

Hosting Sunday worship services in the House of Blues isn’t the only extraordinary action Uptown Church is taking to build a more diverse community. Rev. Joy Gonzalez leads the congregation as a female pastor with the mission of making church more accessible for all. “I believe it’s part of God’...

03/25/2022 by Rev. Paul Rasmussen

Update on the future of Munger Place Church

Dear friends,Twelve years ago, HPUMC launched a new campus in East Dallas that you know and love as Munger Place Church. Today, that campus is among the more vibrant communities of faith in Dallas. Of particular importance is the remarkable percentage of congregants who are new believers and firs...

03/22/2022 by Sarah Bailey Kids Ministry, Serving, Parenting

HPUMC Youth makes an impact in San Antonio during Spring Break

As five, fifteen-passenger vans rolled away from the Tolleson Family Activity Center on a Sunday morning, there was a buzz of energy in the air. “Will this be a fun trip?” “What are we eating?” “What do the bunk rooms look like?” “Will I get to see my friends?” “Will I meet new friends?” “What i...

03/15/2022 by Alex Yocum-Beeman Serving, Outreach

Mike Dombrowski: Building homes, creating opportunities

When Mike Dombrowski and his wife Christine moved to Dallas in 2018 they only knew each other and their son John, a student at SMU. They were looking for something to contribute to, and to not feel so isolated. Then one day, while visiting HPUMC on Sunday for worship, a piece of communication gav...