Soup, chili cookoff; talent show at Center's First United Methodist Church

Cook-off begins at 4 p.m.; talent show at 6 p.m.

Today's the day to join the congregation at Center's First United Methodist Church for an evening of family fun, food and fellowship!

FUMC of Center Missions and Outreach Committee will host their inaugural Soup and Chili Cook-off competition on Sun., Feb. 17, 2019 beginning at 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the church Fellowship Hall located at 211 Porter Street. The First UMC annual Talent Show will begin at 6 p.m. following the cook-off.

The Soup and Chili Cook-off competition is open to individuals of all ages and local organizations, but all must be amateur cooks only. The deadline to register for a team was last week.

Cook-off ticket donations are $5 for adults, $3 for youth ages 4-12 and children age 3 and under are free. Tickets will be available at the door.

The event begins at 4 p.m. for competition food sampling. Adult ticket holders will receive 5 tickets to vote for their favorite Soup and/or Chili and youth ages 4-12 will receive 3 voting tickets. Additional voting tickets will be available at the event for $1.00 each. First and Second Place People’s Choice awards will be presented in both Soup and Chili categories and winners will be announced during the Talent Show.

All proceeds will benefit First United Methodist Church of Center Missions and Outreach. For Soup and Chili Cook-off competition details and entry form, please contact Becky Parfait, Center First UMC Missions Chair at (936) 332-3456,, visit or the church Facebook page at First United Methodist Church-Center Texas.

Prepare to be amazed, entertained, and dazzled by the talent right here in our own faith community at our annual Talent Show beginning at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  Please contact Chris Watlington, Center First UMC Music Director, at (936) 332-3255 for details or to sign-up for the Talent Show.


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137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935