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August? Already?

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August?  Already?  Wow!  Wasn’t it just Easter a few days ago?  Life moves along. As we move into the beginning of another school year, our Pre-school has some big changes in the works!  The Pre-school board has decided to follow Elizabeth Anderson’s recommendations and add an afternoon component to our program.  The hours from Noon […]

Always good to Say Goodbye

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Newsletter, July 2016   From Your Pastor     One thing I have learned as a United Methodist Preacher:  it’s always good to say a good goodbye.  It is healthy for relationships to be able to say goodbye to each other, to leave no loose ends, leave nothing unsaid or unresolved.  We have that opportunity […]

Hill Carmichael Licensed as Methodist Pastor

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Congratulations to Hill Carmichael, son -in-law of Carol and Jim Dickinson, who was licensed as a pastor at the North Alabama Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church in Huntsville on June 6. Hill has been serving as the Executive Director of Urban Ministries in the west end area of Birmingham. Please be in prayer […]

Music in Worship

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Have you ever been to a worship service without music? I have. It’s not fun. They’re barely worship services. Have you ever been to a church with bad music? I have. I’d rather have no music than bad music. I once served a church where only one woman could play piano and she only knew […]

The New Year

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Turn over a new page in the calendar and get ready! 2016 is here! We’ve got big things beginning here at FUMC: • January 3 – Our new Middle School Youth Worker, Will Byars, officially begins his work. • “The Disciple’s Path” starts again on Sunday, January 3rd at 5:00 PM. • “The Journey,” our […]