Pastor's Blog

  • Now It’s Our Turn: April 27, 2017

    The United Methodist Church has been debating the issue of homosexuality and gay marriage for decades. One side of the church believes that homosexuality is “incompatible with Christian teachings” (as noted in the Book of Discipline) and that gay marriage is forbidden, while the other side takes the opposing position. As can be imagined, arguments are passionate on both sides of the aisle. Every four years, at General Conference, the larger church takes a vote on changing the language [...] Read More »

  • 2017 Easter Message from Bishop McKee

    April 11, 2017 On Palm Sunday, many of us awakened to the news that Coptic Christians were killed at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, Egypt, and at St. George’s Church in Tanta, which is in the Nile Delta. Pope Tawadros II was leading Palm Sunday services in St. Mark’s Cathedral when the attacks occurred. At least 45 people were killed. These acts of violence at the beginning of Holy Week remind Christians that too many people continue to favor violence and death [...] Read More »

  • From the Pastor’s Desk: March 29, 2017

    Looking Out for Each Other As brothers and sisters in Christ, it is important that we all look out for each other and take care of one another, particularly to those who are elderly or vulnerable in other ways. There are people in the world that are eager to take advantage of those who are not alert. As St. Paul noted in his letter to the Romans: “I urge you, brothers and sisters, to keep an eye on those who cause dissensions and offences … [...] Read More »

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News & Events

  • UMW Annual Spring Brunch: April 29, 2017

    Join the Ladies for Brunch Saturday, April 29, 2017 Our UMW Spring Bunch is Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in our FLC. Ladies, invite your friends; the price is absolutely Free. This is our annual brunch to invite ladies in the community. Come join us for good food, great fellowship, and special guest speaker, Sharon Lucky. Please RSVP to Susan Anderson at cda.sra@gmail.com or 940-497-2707. Read More »

  • Lake Cities UMC VBS Registration Starts May 1, 2017

    VBS registration is coming up. You may sign up beginning Monday, May 1, 2017!Our VBS theme this year is Hero Central: Discover Your Strength in God. Kids will go on awesome adventures alongside some of their favorite Bible heroes and discover the qualities that make us truly heroic in God. We'll have epic music, spectacular science, crafty crafts, heroic recreation, and fantastic Bible stories to help kids (and leaders) discover their strength in God!VBS will run from 9:00 a.m. to noon on June 19-23, 2017.All children Pre-K through 5th grade are welcome! Read More »

  • Golden Agers Meet May 4, 2017

    Potluck Luncheon Featuring Meatloaf Our next Golden Agers Potluck Luncheon will be held Thursday, May 4, 2017. The main dish will consist of meatloaf. Be sure to join us that day for a great time of fun, food, and fellowship! Games begin at 10:30 a.m., and lunch will be at 12:00 p.m. 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.