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Enews: Sunday, April 22, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, April 22 Dear Friend,   Our actions speak louder than our words, so the saying goes, and it seems the Gospel agrees with this. How we live out Christ’s love is much more important and powerful than what we say. We are called to live as Christ lived, to […]

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Enews: Sunday, April 15, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, April 15 Dear Friend,   All of us have had our own experiences of the risen Christ. Some have great conversion stories like Paul. Others of us have come to know Christ through the love of others, who have shown us the love of God. Some of us grew […]

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Enews – Sunday, April 8, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, April 8 Dear Friend,   In those first few hours, the disciples did not know what to do or what to believe. Mary Magdalene declared she had seen the risen Christ, but the rest were uncertain. However, when they were together, Christ appeared before them. Even for Thomas, though […]

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Enews – Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, April 1 Dear Friend,   The heart of the Christian story is that death did not have the final word. The women, and then the disciples, went and told the good news of Christ’s resurrection. Their mourning was turned to rejoicing! God desires for us to know that death […]

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ENews: Sunday, March 25, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, March 25 Dear Friend,   In all the accounts, from Jesus’ entry to Jerusalem to his death at Golgotha, Jesus does not resist what happens. Jesus does not resist the pageantry of riding on a donkey into Jerusalem, and does not resist the violence of the people at the […]

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Enews: Sunday, March 18, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, March 18 Dear Friend,   The PURPOSE of United Methodist Women The Purpose is adopted by the General Conference of The United Methodist Church as the official mission statement of United Methodist Women. United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is to know God and […]

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Enews: Sunday, March 11, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, March 11 Dear Friend,   We can choose to keep our view focused on what we know, on what is right in front of us. We can choose to be bitter and angry and never satisfied. We can choose to ignore the gifts of God and only complain about […]

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Enews: Sunday, March 4, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, March 4 Dear Friend,   How is your life a witness to God’s work in the world? The covenant on Sinai shows us how we ought to order our life, to put God first along with our neighbors. That we love God and love others sums up the commandments […]

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Enews: Sunday, February 25, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, February 25 Dear Friend,   Lent reminds us that we are preparing ultimately for a resurrected life. That we put to death what is holding us back from God and trust in what God’s desire is for our lives. Peter was still focused on the things of this world, […]

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Enews: Sunday, February 18, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, February 18 Dear Friend,   How do we have faith when we are tested? Perhaps in Mark’s account, the testing done by the devil is not as bad as the test of going on once John is gone. Of knowing what happened to John, Jesus still goes on to preach a […]

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