Welcome to Friberg-Cooper United Methodist Church!

 Friberg Cooper Mission Statement 

We are an eclectic church family, rooted in Scripture, growing in grace,

seeking to fulfill God’s call to nurture followers of Jesus Christ

so that we reflect God’s love into the world.

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Active Christian worship has been taking place atop this hill overlooking Wichita Falls since 1896 … the pioneer farmers and ranchers here were encouraged by a Methodist Episcopal minister to begin meeting as a church first in a granary, and then in a two-room school that sprung up. Land and money were donated, and a church building was erected in 1902. Soon a parsonage was added, and Friberg Methodist Church flourished.

In the fall of 1938 the original building burned down … it was rebuilt during 1939 … our signature green neon cross was added in 1945 in honor of the late Rev. T.R. Jenne. In 1947 the Cooper Methodist Church, one community north of here, consolidated with Friberg … their building was brought here and our present sanctuary is a combination of the two original church structures … thus Friberg – Cooper United Methodist Church.

During 2011 a new multifunctional building was erected. This building was designed to architecturally fit with our original church building. It provides space for three Sunday school classes, as well as kitchen facilities and room for significant gatherings or meetings. The building was completely paid for by the congregation in less than three years.

FCUMC is a small, country Methodist church … it is growing … and God led … if you are seeking a small “country oriented” family church that loves the Lord, we’re a great place for you!


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