Posts from March 2022

Posts from March 2022

April News

First Church Family,      It’s finally spring! I pray you are experiencing new life in Christ as we are reminded of God’s restoration of the earth after a long, dark, cold winter?      One of the most important things we do as Methodists is participate in the ministry of the church worldwide. Paying our Apportionments is a way we participate. Recently, our District Superintendent wrote us about our faithfulness. United Methodist Church family,      Congratulations and thank you for your…

Youth and Ministry

First Church Family,     I pray you are in good health and spirits. Important things are happening in our church family.     Over the past weeks, we have sought to recharge our youth ministry. During the past two years of COVID restraints, our Tara Hatton led us well. In the couple of months since she left the program to take better care of her family, we have prayed about moving forward and asked our congregation to assist us in recommitting ourselves to supporting a strong youth program. …

UMCOR – Ukraine

First Church Family,      It’s hard to watch the news these days as the reports and videos documenting Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are tragic and unsettling.     Please pray for all of those who are now suffering: for the families of thethousands of people who have lost their lives, for those left in the cities that are presently being bombarded, for the more than 3 million refugees who have made their way to Poland, Romania, and other nations, and for those who are caring…

Spring Is Coming

First Church Family,     I pray that you are enjoying seeing March flowers bloom. Spring will be here soon!     Our Lenten worship theme is “The Bible: Full of Failures”, with a special focus on those who failed Jesus leading up to His Crucifixion.     All of our worship will be directing us to a powerful experience of Holy Week, beginning on Palm/Passion Sunday, and extending through Easter Sunday, April 17.     Please put the date of Palm/Passion Sunday, April 10, on your calendars…