From the Pastor: August 15, 2019

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Pastor Tom Waitschies

You’re Invited to Project 183 Greetings, Preston Hollow! I can’t believe that I’ve been here a year. Wow, how time flies! I want to take a moment to tell you about our new “Project 183.” Research has found that although 83 percent of American adults identify themselves as Christians, only about 20 percent attend church on a given Sunday. Preston Hollow’s newly remodeled building was not done only for us but was also done in a way that is focused on those to come. We have 183 seats available in our sanctuary to fill each Sunday for people to hear the Good News of Jesus Christ. There is plenty of room for growth here. The focus each week should be … Read More

Come Sing with Resounding Harmony!

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Resounding Harmony

Come and sing! Sunday, August 18, 2019 3:30 p.m. Rehearsals begin this Sunday, August 18, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. for Resounding Harmony, and we’d love for you to come sing! This season, we are thrilled to be partnering with The Blackland Prairie Raptor Center. This incredible organization is dedicated to environmental preservation through public education and the conservation of birds of prey and wildlife in their natural habitat. Come on Sunday afternoon for a time of (as we like to say at the church) food, fellowship, and fun! Then at 4:30 p.m., we’ll start reading through the new music for the season. We’ve got a chair with your name on it, so come join the fun!

UMW Mission Project

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United Methodist Women

The United Methodist Women is working on a Mission Project by collecting snacks and supplies. The collection box is located across from the kitchen. A detailed list of supplies will be attached to the bin.

Join the White Rock Community in the Fight Against Global Hunger

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Rise Against Hunger

White Rock Community Church will be hosting an exciting event to fight global hunger! In partnership with the global NGO Rise Against Hunger, they will be packing over 10,000 meals in 2 hours at the Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space at 1451 John West Rd in Dallas. Many volunteers are needed and all are welcome to join in the fun as we work to pack meals. We have a job for everyone! For more information, please call 214-320-0043.

Michael Braitsch with Tribe Wellness Helping Parkinson’s Patients in a New Way! July 2019

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Michael Braitsch

UTSW School of Health Professions alumnus Dr. Michael Braitsch demonstrates boxing techniques to a class participant in a research study designed for patients with Parkinson’s disease. (Photo courtesy of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center) By NYSHICKA JORDAN, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Judy Danielson, 61, is a Parkinson’s disease patient and she’s a boxer. When she was diagnosed three years ago, she couldn’t imagine that these two descriptors could fit together. The first thing I thought of [after being diagnosed] was: This is not the plan I had for my life. This is not what my retirement was going to be. I’m not in a relationship, I’m single — what’s going to happen to me? Who’s … Read More