May 2022: Habit of Worship

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

Rev. Donny Haywood

Greetings! Well, we have made it through Lent and Easter, and we are headed toward the end of school and summer. I was excited to be a part of this Easter season in Decatur. Now is a time to celebrate accomplishments and begin to look at our summer plans. I know many of you will be taking vacations. Many will … Read More

March 2022: Stewardship

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

Rev. Donny Haywood

In the spring of 2020, our lives changed dramatically, as the Coronavirus hit our nation and Texas. It affected how and where we could work, eat, gather, serve, and worship. Churches were closed to public worship, but clergy and parishioners at The Decatur First United Methodist Church stepped forward to assure ministry continued. Through activities such as virtual and online … Read More

February 2022: Pay it Forward Attitude

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

Rev. Donny Haywood

A Pay It Forward Attitude It began with a gentleman at a Dairy Queen. He said, “I’d also like to pay for the car behind me.” The girl rang up the two orders and thought that would be the end of it. But two days and hundreds of cars later, she and the rest of the crew were still ringing up “pay … Read More

January 2022: Revival

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

Rev. Donny Haywood

Happy New Year! I pray that this letter finds you full of all the peace, hope, love, and joy that the Christmas season offers. I hope that you had some time to relax, be with family, nap, and any other things that you might have wanted to do. I have been thinking and praying about what 2022 will look like … Read More

December 2021: A Wonderful Day

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

Rev. Donny Haywood

Greetings friends! We are down to the last 30-ish days of 2021. Overall, I think it’s been pretty good. As I look back over the past several months, specifically since July 1, I’ve had some really good days. I have already mentioned it, but I am so happy to be here. And I know that there are many great days … Read More