Decatur Methodist response to COVID-19

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COVID-19 News and Information

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Rev. Donny Haywood September 2022: Words are Powerful - "Words are the most powerful thing in the universe... Words are containers. They contain faith, or fear, and they produce after their kind." — Charles Capps I’ve noticed, and more so lately, that people don’t think through what they say to others. I think people feel like their right to express themselves doesn’t have boundaries.… Read More


Common Ground Book Study - The Common Ground Book Club/Discussion Group will resume its meetings on Tuesday, September 20th from 5:30 pm to 7 pm, in Asbury Hall. All who are interested in participating are encouraged to attend this first meeting at which time a group decision will be made as to future meeting dates and… Read More
Parenting with Purpose - We will begin a brand new Sunday School class for parents at any stage. Rev. Donny Haywood will lead you through the book "Parenting with Perspective" by Rev. Kim Meyers. The first date for this class is Sunday, September 18th at 9:40 am and will meet in Room 209. Everyone… Read More
St. Peters Church Tour - Wednesday, September 28th we will be taking a small group to tour St. Peter Catholic Church in Lindsay, TX. We plan to leave FUMC at 11:15 a.m., stop to eat lunch at Dieter Brothers BBQ in Lindsay and then on to tour St. Peter Catholic Church. Space is very limited, therefore registration… Read More



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Setting the Standard

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Pleasing God

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