We were thankful and blessed to welcome John Crane to our church on Veterans’ Day, November 11. Listen again, or for the first time, to a powerful message and ringing call to God’s people in these challenging days in which we are living. Share the link and circulate the message as you have opportunity.
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[…]
When Jesus Speaks, Demons Clear Out 7/1/2018 Luke 4.33-37 A man named Christian Herter was governor of Massachusetts in the 1950’s, and the story goes that he was running hard to be elected to a second term in office. One day, after a busy morning chasing votes (and no time for lunch) he arrived at[…]
Luke 5:1-11 1 One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret, with the people crowding around him and listening to the word of God, 2 he saw at the water’s edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their nets. 3 He got into one of the boats, 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[…]