April 2020: New Expressions

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

My mind has been buzzing with all the ways our world has changed in just four short weeks.  There is not one aspect of our daily lives that has not been impacted by this unprecedented season.  New terms like essential and non-essential jobs, social distancing, and distance learning have become an overnight reality with a whole new set of norms impacting our … Read More

March 2020: Emergency Management Plan

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

Our Emergency Management Plan Our leadership and pastors take our safety seriously.  We have written procedures and plans for evaluation in the event of fire; and how to deal with aggressive behavior, medical emergencies, and environmental emergencies.  We have also listed any emergency numbers needed in the event of an emergency.  In addition, they will be listed on our website … Read More

February 2020: Exploring Membership

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

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 … Read More

January 2020: Vision 2020

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

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 … Read More

January 2020: Financial Peace University

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

Rev. Ricky Harrison

Take control of your money with Financial Peace University (FPU)! This nine-lesson course uses biblical wisdom and common sense to help you tackle budgeting, pay off debt, and make your money work for you! FPU includes your member workbook and a year of free online resources through Financial Peace Membership. Join our first FPU class this Spring! Sign up in the Narthex. … Read More