A willingness to serve is the greatest indicator of a Christ-focused and healthy church. First United Methodist Church of Arlington is committed to providing its members opportunities to serve and share the love of Christ with our neighbors and with people around the world. Below are some of the many ways you can get involved at First UMC Arlington

Book Carnival Donations & Volunteers

Missions & Outreach

13th Annual Book Carnival
Saturday, May 20 | 10 am-12 pm


We have a number of volunteer opportunities available, both in the months leading up the the event, and on the day of the Book Carnival. If you have any questions or would like more information about volunteering, please contact Rev. Kay Lancaster or Ann Watley.

volunteer interest form

Book Donations:

We're accepting new and gently used children's books in English and Spanish for PreK-6th grade. Books can be dropped off in the wagon outside the church office during office hours (Monday-Thursday, 9 am-3 pm or on Sundays). We are not accepting YA or adult books at this time.