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  • Pastor’s Ponderings: Our...
    by Chuck on June 23, 2020 at 3:02 pm

    In this "humble offering", Pastor Jim reminds us that God is like a like a shepherd and is always with us.  Even if we run away, God's mercy and love follow us in hot pursuit. 

  • Pastors Ponderings: His Love Endures...
    by Chuck on June 18, 2020 at 8:18 pm

    God was faithful to people like Noah, Moses, David, and Paul. David wrote that "His love endures forever." But is God's love and faithfulness deep and long enough to reach into our time?

  • Pastors Ponderings: Jesus Overcame so...
    by Chuck on June 17, 2020 at 3:37 pm

    Even in the seemingly insurmountable obstacles of this pandemic, God has already overcome. He loves us, delights in us, and He will bring us through this journey.

  • Blue Box Bridges Social Distance...
    by Chuck on June 11, 2020 at 1:56 pm

    During the pandemic, essential items such as toothpaste, soap, and hygiene products can be hard to obtain. The Women's Group has set up a "Soap and Such" box on our porch. It is stocked with […]

  • PUMC to Embark on a Virtual VBS!...
    by Chuck on June 5, 2020 at 3:56 pm

    Yes- we WILL have Vacation Bible School this year! Because of the pandemic, we won't be able to meet in person but we've got some creative ideas to hold a cool VBS using our Live Stream! Registration […]

  • Pastors Ponderings: Jesus is Already...
    by Chuck on May 29, 2020 at 3:08 pm

    Claiming God's promises that He is with us now enables us to have the strength and hope for this moment. Be of good cheer! Don't give up! Keep the faith!  Jesus is here!

  • Bishop Outlines Requirements for...
    by Chuck on May 23, 2020 at 7:20 pm

    Our church building remains closed, even as we prayerfully await for a decrease in the spread of this pandemic. With an eye towards that day, Bishop Schol issued directives on what must happen before […]

  • What’s Evangelism??? (5/15/20)
    by Chuck on May 21, 2020 at 7:29 pm

    Evangelism! That word provokes a lot of feelings, most of them negative. In March 2020, an "Advanced Lay Servant" class was held in our church to study "Transforming Evangelism." Here's what we […]

  • Mothers Day Videos Bring the Family...
    by Chuck on May 13, 2020 at 4:20 pm

    During this pandemic, not even Mother's Day is left unchanged. But during our Live Stream service, we were treated to two videos that brought us back together (even if "virtually"). This post shows […]

  • Men’s Retreat Goes Online! (4/24/20)
    by Chuck on May 13, 2020 at 2:17 pm

    Because of the pandemic, we had to cancel our 2020 Men's Retreat. But our scheduled speaker, Pastor George DeVol, created a series of videos to lead us in a "virtual retreat." Check out this post to […]


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United Methodist News Service

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The Interpreter Magazine

The Interpreter was a bi-monthly publication of the United Methodist Church, but it was discontinued at the end of 2017.  It was replaced by the “United Methodist Now” newsletter (see below).  Archived editions of the Interpreter Magazine are available: Interpreter Magazine.


United Methodist Now

This bi-weekly “e-Newsletter” provides 3-4 feature articles about our lives as United Methodists.  Recent issues discussed the symbolism we use in Easter (along with a quiz!), Methodist Women Who Made History, and a series on Grace (one issue each for Prevenient Grace, Justifying Grace, and Sanctifying Grace).   Did you know that Elvis recorded his earliest hits in a building shared shared with the Methodist Church’s Television, Radio and Film Commission?  This is an example of some of the interesting stories in the United Methodist Now newsletter.

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My Com Tips Newsletter

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