Nurture through Friendship
on April 1st, 2021
NURTURE through friendship: the Shawl MakersIf you happen to be coming into the church building through the door nearest the office, on any given Tuesday at 10 am, you will see a group of women in the Edith Spencer room busy knitting and talking, talking and knitting.These ladies are the prayer shawl makers, a group that formed in February 2006, after Joyce Winston brought back the idea from a...
I Am—the one who speaks with you.
on February 17th, 2021
Woman at the Well by Joseph Kleitsch Lord, thank you for coming to us and always being the one to start a conversation. Like the woman at the well, we are often so focused on our own difficulties to realize that You are speaking to us. We do not expect You to show up amid our mundane chores. Yet, You, the great I Am, come to us! Not one of us deserves the favor of your attention, yet you seek us a...
on September 29th, 2020
Honest reflection and assessment most often leads to change, and change is not easy. We are tempted to say, “Aren’t we going through enough change right now? Why ask for more?” I believe that is exactly the most opportune time for us as a church to change, to realign our goals with the mission of the UMC and most importantly with the work of the Kingdom.