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Daily Bible Reading Plans for 2018 are Ready! (12/23/17)

It’s almost New Year’s Day.  As 2018 rolls around, what new habits are you going to develop which will bring you closer to Christ? Habitually reading the Bible is probably one of the...

Steeple Cross Legacy (2/23/14)

This post was originally published in 2014…
The cross hanging in the Narthex was once high upon our steeple overlooking the center of town. It stood as a visible symbol of our church until the building under it was destroyed by fire in 2003. As we consider our history, we look to the past to draw inspiration for the future.


PUMC is on the Air!

It’s Sunday morning and you can’t get to church… Shut-in? On Vacation? In your college dorm? Snowed In? Stifled by the heat and humidity? Just not feeling 100%??? Thanks to the...

What is Africa University?

The United Methodist Church is a connectional church; local churches pull together and share resources to do things that are way too big for a single church to undertake.  How about ending malaria? ...

Yes U-Turn!!!

We’re always told no.  Not possible.  Useless, worthless, “he’ll never change.” But we serve a God or redemption.  A God of miracles.   A  God who wants to create a new life...

The Candy Man Comes to Movie and Pizza Night (1/20/18)

On Saturday January 20 at 6:00 PM we’ll hold our monthly “Free Movie & Pizza Night.” This month, we’re bringing in “The Candy Man” and serving up “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” No charge, no reservations; just come out at 6PM and enjoy the evening. All are welcome.


Why Are We Here?…

(Click each Know,Grow, Go item to learn more about our purpose)…

Why are we here?

Our beliefs about God drive our actions as we seek to Know, Grow, and Go. 
Click on each aspect of Know, Grow, and Go to learn more about our purpose…

KNOW God through His Creation...

We Believe that creation is not an accident.  That the God of the universe created us and sustains us.  There are no coincidences; God is in the details.

… And so we worship His amazing power and share every day “Godprints” within our conversations

KNOW God through His Word...

We believe that the Bible is the Word of God and contains the truth we need in order to know Him better.


And so we study and ponder the Word and seek to apply it to our lives.

GROW through Community...

We believe that humanity is sinful and inclined to ignore God.  Left on our own, we would gradually drift away from God. 

… And so we seek to grow in grace through prayer and Christian community.

GROW in Worship...

We believe that Jesus is the divine Son of God; fully God and fully man.  That He lived among mankind and died on a cross to pay for our sins.

... And so we embrace God’s unmerited gift of salvation through praise and worship.  We grow into His likeness as we shift our attention from ourselves and instead focus on God.   

GO in Service...

We believe that one day Jesus will return to rule over God’s creation.  And until that day, He has called us to be His hands and feet in the world.

.. And so we go into our community and beyond to share His love through mission and service by feeding the hungry, healing the sick, and clothing the naked.

GO with The Gospel

We believe that Jesus’ death on a cross fulfilled God’s eternal plan to cancel sin and reunite the human race to God.

… And so we strive to witness our faith in God’s forgiveness.  We spread the Good News that our Creator loves us and that He wants to be involved in our day to day lives.

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  Bible Poll!

Are you in the habit of reading your Bible every day?  The plans in the back of some Bibles are hard to stick with, so we’ve created our own “one chapter a day” plans.  We put a couple of polls on our “Daily Bible Reading Plans” page, one of which is duplicated below.

You can vote below or on plans page…

What's your favorite Bible translation (or paraphrase)?
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