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Rev. Dr. Brian Bosworth December 2018: Radical- Are there any words that the mention of or thought of cause you a moment of angst? One of those words for me is “needle.” I see a needle or hear someone talk about an IV and I am sure my blood pressure and heart rate soar, even if the needle isn’t for me. In the church, there seem to be words that cause similar reactions. We all have our moments when the word “new” brings on increased tension for we fear the idea that change can bring the unknown into our midst. It is… Read More
Rev. Ricky Harrison December 2018: Launch & Advent: A Meditation on Waiting- Advent is a season of expectant waiting and active preparation. We prepare our worship spaces and homes with decorations, we prepare by buying and making gifts to show people how much we love them, we prepare our hearts and lives to once again welcome in the Christ Child. Much like John the Baptist, in the season of Advent we are about the work of “preparing the way of the Lord” (Mark 1:3). Over the past 18 months, we have been in a long season of expectant waiting and active preparation working towards the launch of Pecan… Read More


candlelight Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship: December 24, 2018- Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship Monday, December 24, 2018 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. We will be having our Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship on Monday, December 24, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.… Read More
Christmas Services Christmas Services 2018- Advent Worship Services Sundays in December 8:30 a.m. and 10:50 am FUMC Sanctuary Blue Christmas Worship Thursday, December 20, 2018 6:00 p.m. Asbury Hall (the MAC) Blue Christmas? Yes, blue… Read More
Shepherd Search 2018 Shepherd Search: December 2018- #ShepherdSearch2018 Throughout the month of December, the Shepherd will be on the search for the awaited, newborn King. Simply find the Shepherd around town at a few local businesses, take… Read More


Preacher: Rev. Dr. Brian Bosworth
Preacher: Rev. Dr. Brian Bosworth

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