We Will Overcome As I write for this month’s newsletter devotional, we are in the throes of coping with the Covid-19 virus outbreak. Just as I had begun thinking we had made it through a mild winter without missing any Sundays for bad weather, we are now facing a month or more of cancelling worship[…]
Back to Church In recent years, many churches have promoted a “Back to Church Sunday” in September. There are even entire campaigns with the requisite advertisements and banners and media and web content. Here at FUMC, we’re calling for “Back to Church” on Sunday, September 9. I’m all for getting back to church, but it[…]
Dear Friends, On the first Christmas night, the angel appeared suddenly to some shepherds in the middle of the night to assure them, “I bring you good news of great joy.” We could say the same about good news and great joy for our church in 2017. This year, we shared in one of the[…]
Some years ago, a certain young man barely made the Georgetown University football team. He was definitely third-rate as a player, and he rarely got in a game unless it was out of hand, but his unflagging enthusiasm became an inspiration to the rest of the team. One day the news came that the boy’s[…]
I’m not a deer hunter, but if I were, I wouldn’t have to go any farther than my front door. Hardly a week goes by that we don’t see a few deer come up from behind our house, cross the street, and head down over the hill toward the river. Wherever it is they make[…]
Click on the “Sermons” link above to find new sermons recently added in our current series on What We Believe: The Apostles’ Creed. The First Four Words of the Bible The Virgin Birth Also, check out a sermon on the goal of personal spiritual growth from January 29. Feedback and comments always welcome.