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Enews: Sunday, June 24, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, June 24 One Service Only 9:00am Greetings! The disciples and Jesus have crossed the lake in the evening in a boat, and a great windstorm arises-but Jesus is asleep in the back of the boat. The disciples, afraid for their lives, wake up Jesus and asks him if he cares […]

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Enews: Sunday, June 17, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, June 17 One Service Only 9:00am Dear Friend,   God’s ways are not our ways. God chooses the smallest, the least. God chooses the sprig over the giant tree. God chooses the invasive weed over the beautiful flowering plant. God chooses us, and makes their home with us, and […]

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Enews: Sunday, June 10, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, June 10 One Service Only 9:00am  on the Patio (weather permitting) Dear Friend,   The work of the Spirit is within us and around us, but often we dismiss it, or do not recognize it. The work of the Spirit is going to call us away from saving the […]

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Enews: Sunday, June 3, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, June 3 One Service Only 9:00am Dear Friend,   God knows us, and calls us to do God’s work in the world. God’s commandments were given not to be burdens, but to help us know God’s goodness and love. The time is always right to do the right thing, […]

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Enews: Sunday, May 27, 2016

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, May 27 One Service Only 9:00am Dear Friend,   The Bible records our history of our relationship with God. Beginning with Abraham and Sarah, our faith began as a personal faith that grew to be a family, and later into a nation. Through the work of the Spirit, we […]

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Enews: Sunday, May 20, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, May 20 One Service Only 9:00am Dear Friend,   The Spirit has been present since the beginning. A wind from God swept over the waters of creation, and wind, breath, and spirit are all the same word in Hebrew (ruach) and in Greek (pneuma). However, Jesus promised the disciples […]

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Enews: Sunday, May 3, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, May 13 Festival of the Christian Home / Mother’s Day Dear Friend,   Jesus’ final discourse in John’s account nears its conclusion with Jesus asking for God to protect the disciples, the ones who belong to him, for they belong to God. Jesus asks for God to sanctify them […]

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Enews: Sunday, May 6, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, May 6 Dear Friend,   Love is the greatest commandment, the one rule that all other rules fall under. The other Gospel accounts list two commandments: Love God, and love your neighbor as yourself, but the Johannine community understood that truly loving one another meant that you loved God, […]

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Enews: Sunday, April 29, 2018

First United Methodist Church ENews Sunday, April 29 Dear Friend,   The fullness of all wisdom and knowledge of God is known to us in one word, one truth: love. No philosophy, no pantheon of gods, no amount of idols and no law can fully teach this. Love is known through Jesus Christ, and because […]

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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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