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Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world!


February 2020: Exploring Membership - Exploring Membership When Kelly and I went looking for a new church, we visited some churches in our neighborhood, some in our city, and some in the nearby city.  We were looking for a place to belong, a place that felt like home. It was difficult to get up Sunday after Sunday and attend a new church, hoping to find a place where many of our boxes would be checked.  And when we found the place we eventually called home, we had to return more than once or even twice to see any fruit from… Read More
January 2020: Vision 2020 - Vision 2020 On November 12, 2019, the Church Conference voted to move to a simplified board structure for the governing of FUMC Decatur.  We voted to charter a thirteen member Church Council who would set vision, mission and adopt the core values of our local congregation.  They will govern by setting policy and holding our ministry teams accountable for driving toward our defined vision and mission. It is believed that this new structure will encourage wider participation in the ministries of our church.  In early 2020, we will begin forming Ministry Teams in areas of… Read More


Reconnect Resumes - Resumes January 22 with two offerings: The Bible and Human Sexuality What does the Bible say about human sexuality?  Join us for four weeks as we take an in-depth look… Read More
Thank You to Leadership - Thank You to Leadership Recently the Church Conference voted to move to a simplified governance board structure.  You can read more about that in the Pastor's blog.  Under the new structure,… Read More
Jesus & Jammies - Let's celebrate the birth of Jesus in our Jammies (or khaki's and slippers) Join us as our College aged young adults lead us in a service of lessons and carols… Read More


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February 2, 2020

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