Maundy Thursday

Remembering the Last Supper On an evening when church members read scripture, the choir’s hymn selection set a tone, and two ministers conveyed messages of caring and looking out for each other, the poignant moments of The Last Supper were re-enacted and remembered. On this Maundy Thursday, members of the […]

Images of God

Youthful interpretations During Sunday School on March 29, Mark McDowell spoke with our children about ¬†God and that God’s most precious gifts to us aren’t toys or games; it’s more about the quality of our lives and how good our lives can be. Mark explained that he speaks with God […]

Heifer Project

Cookies for Goats As an early St. Patrick’s Day exercise, the Sunday School class on March 15 baked and decorated cookies with green icing and sprinkles and offered them after the 10 a.m. service as a means of raising money for their Heifer Project. During Fellowship Time, adults sampled the […]

Jazz Sunday 2015

Glorious Revival Three weeks after it was postponed because of still another snowstorm, Jazz Sunday was finally celebrated on March 8 with Mardi-Gras style music throughout the 10 a.m. service and the fellowship of a pancake brunch afterward. It was a celebratory morning worth waiting for. Stephen Bither once again […]

Rainbow Sunday

“Then God said, ‘I am giving you a sign of my covenant with you and with all living creatures. for all generations to come. I have placed my rainbow in the clouds. It is the sign of my covenant with you and with all the earth. When I send clouds […]

Blizzard Warning

Jazz Sunday postponed Because of the forecast for blizzard conditions on Saturday night and Sunday, Jazz Sunday, originally scheduled for Feb. 15, has been postponed. For anyone wishing to still attend a service, however, the Rev. Ruth Morrison said there will be regular worship on Sunday morning. Jazz Sunday has […]

United Methodist Women

Valentines from the heart At its monthly meeting on Feb. 10, the United Methodist Women created Valentine cards from a table filled with hearts, ribbons, lace, glue sticks and rubber stamps with messages of endearment. When the hand-crafted Valentines were completed, following some careful scrutiny, they were mailed to members […]

Heifer Project

(Photos by Laura Young) Learning about hunger, poverty Each Sunday since September, our Sunday School has been taking a collection for the Heifer Project, an initiative to teach our children about worldwide hunger and poverty. Bob and Linda Webster introduced the children to the Heifer Project in September and gave […]

Super Sandwiches

Comfort food for Pats’ victory Members of the United Methodist Women assembled 44 Italian sandwiches on Sunday morning for members of the church and their families to enjoy before or during the Super Bowl — the New England Patriots’ nail-biting 28-24 victory over Seattle. This has become an annual fund-raising […]