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Thanks So Much

This past month has been a season of grief and growth. My heart has been very tender and at the same time my heart has been overwhelmed with blessings! I have always said that walking through this valley with those the Lord has called me to minister to is holy ground. It is a most…

Many Members, One Body

“Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ. From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.” Ephesians 4:15-162

The Lord Has Risen

 “God sent his son; they called him Jesus. He came to love, heal and forgive; He lived and died to buy my pardon – An empty grave is there to prove my Savior lives!” Bill and Gloria Gaither  I have a devotional book on a shelf in my office by Gloria Gaither. It is titled:…

His Perfect Strength

“His strength is perfect when our strength is gone. He’ll carry us when we can’t carry on. Raised in his power, the weak become strong. His strength is perfect. His strength is perfect.” Steven Curtis Chapman Do you ever feel as though life is closing in around you? Struggles abound and the worries and concerns…

Heart and Home

This Christmas, may your heart and home be filled with love and laughter. May God’s “presence” be your greatest gift to give and to receive. Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year Pastors Teri and Don “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if…

Journey 10 x10

Back in February we began to embark on a Journey – The Journey 10 x 10. This 10-month adventure has challenged us to grow in our relationship with God in 10 different ways. Many in our congregation accepted the challenge and have been striving to accomplish these goals. It hasn’t always been easy and we…

A Message from Pastor Don

Years ago we hosted Teri’s side of the family for Thanksgiving. I don’t remember the year but it was probably somewhere in the mid-1980’s. This was no small thing, as Teri’s family is good size, even when everyone can’t be there. Our three kids were quite young and so having the house all picked up…

Praise

Make a Difference

I don’t know of many United Methodist pastors who get excited when they hear the words, “charge conference.” In fact, most let out a verbal groan when they receive the dreaded email with the conference schedule along with all of the many forms that need to be completed and sent in to the district office…