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Rev. Dr. Brian Bosworth March 2019: General Conference- As I write this, I am aware that our United Methodist General Conference is underway in St. Louis, Missouri. The meeting was called as a special session (we normally have general Conference once every four years and 2020 is our next regular General Conference) to address issues around human sexuality. The United Methodist Church has been debating this issue and the Church’s official understanding and therefore Church polity for over 40 years. In the last few General Conferences, the issue and what the Church does or does not do as we move forward has often… Read More
Rev. Ricky Harrison March 2019: When the Church Gets it Wrong- These past six days I've been in St. Louis, gathered with United Methodists from across the world for a Special Session of our General Conference. The intent of this Special Session was to find a way forward from our current impasse regarding the full inclusion of LGBTQ+ persons in the life of our denomination. Rather than moving forward with the plan proposed by a vast majority of our bishops - and supported by a majority of delegates from the United States - the General Conference chose by a 53% majority to instead double-down on our… Read More


The Awakening of Hope- Reconnect: 2nd Half Spring Term MAC (Methodist Activity Center) Dinner starts at 5:45, studies at 6:30 On March 20th, we will begin the last ½ of Spring Reconnect with a… Read More
Spring Reconnect- Spring Reconnect MAC (Methodist Activity Center) Dinner starts at 5:45, studies at 6:30 Join us as we dive into "Simon Peter, Flawed but Faithful Disciple" by Adam Hamilton. Read More
Can You Help?- Volunteers Needed Many available opportunities to use your gifts and talents. Some available opportunites - Worship Assistants (Communion Server), Youth Department, Children's Department, Office Help. Contact the church office if… Read More


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