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  • February 1, 2016: From the Pastor

    Ash Wednesday and the Season of Lent The congregation will want to take note that the season of Lent begins on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, and lasts over a forty-six day period ending on the eve of Easter. The church will hold an Ash Wednesday service and administer ashes as part of the evening’s worship experience. Service time will begin at 7:00 p.m. Many people observe this season by fasting or by sacrificing practices considered harmful to the mind or body. For [...] Read More »

  • January 21, 2016: Rene’s Ramblings

    I just turned the church’s final report for the year 2015 into the conference office. The conference office is the place that houses local church reports for accountability purposes. One unique aspect of the United Methodist Church is its organizational structure. Each church is a part of the larger denomination. John Wesley, founder of the Methodist movement, believed that the faithful be accountable to each other in both works of piety and of mercy. Our current church’s membership is 460. The [...] Read More »

  • January 14, 2016: From the Pastor

    It was with mixed feelings that I announced in worship last Sunday that our Children’s Director, Dorothea Dickey, is leaving her post effective at the end of this month (January). Dorothea has decided that she needs a break from the heavy schedule she has carried for nearly a decade. She will certainly be missed once she leaves her position. It is anticipated, however, that she will continue to play an active part in her new relationship with the church. A [...] Read More »


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1 John 4:16

So we have known and believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them.