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UMW MEETING April 10th, 1 PM @ Lovely Lane UMW has decided to start a new card ministry in our church.  We will be creating greeting cards for all occasions that will be available for church members to purchase for $1 in the narthex. We will have all the supplies you need, so...
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Bible Black Belts

April is last month for Kids Klub 2013/2014

April is the final month of Kids Klub for the school year. It has been great to get to know the families that attend on Wed. nights.  There are some exciting things planned for these last 5 weeks!  On Wed., April 30 (the last Kids Klub night), we’ll have supper and then have...
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Preschool/BASE news

High School Youth News

Senior High Youth Group meets weekly from 6 pm (supper) to 7:30 pm on Sundays and is for youth grades 9-12.  In March the youth served supper at the Willis Dady Emergency Homeless Shelter.  This was a great experience for the youth. On June 13-19 the senior high youth (and...
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Preschool/BASE news

Middle School Youth News

MS Youth Group meets weekly from 5:30 pm (supper) to 7:00 pm on Wednesdays and is for youth in grades 6-8.  In March the youth made “Blessing Bags” to give to those who come to  the Willis Dady Emergency Homeless Shelter.  The Blessing Bags include:  toothbrush, toothpaste,...
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ECCE HOMO by Antonio Ciseri 1871

A Note from Home – April 2014

Ecce Homo, “behold, the man!”  Ciseri paints a heart-breaking moment in time as Jesus is led out before a jeering crowd on Good Friday—a haunting snapshot of John 19:5. His shoulders whipped and bare, his head bowed and bleeding beneath a crown of thorns, Jesus looks unsurprised...
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A Note from Home

A Note from Home – March 2014

Simon the Pharisee had invited Jesus over for dinner, perhaps to examine his credentials or engage in a little theological sparring.  But when a woman with a reputation crashed his party by tearfully washing Jesus’ feet and anointing him with precious ointment, Simon thought to...
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Brian Milford

Rev. Brian Milford named Chief Content Officer and Book Editor

The Reverend Brian K. Milford has been elected as the Chief Content Officer & Book Editor of The United Methodist Church.  He will begin his new responsibilities on July 1, 2014. Neil Alexander, President and Publisher of the United Methodist Publishing House, announced the...
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Church Vitality: Professions of Faith Rise

by United Methodist News Service – Heather Hahn Here is some encouraging news to start the year.  For the first time in 11 years, United Methodist annual (regional) conferences in the United States reported an increase in total professions of faith in 2012.  Preliminary figures...
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A Note from Home

A Note from Home – February 2014

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” Ever been totally knocked over by something you read? I was reading in Robert Hick’s book, The Masculine Journey, these words: In ancient cultures, images...
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