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From The Music Room

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It’s Advent So-“Shout the News” and ring the “Carol of the Bells” because we’re “Almost There”.  Look for the “Star of Bethlehem” to the Baby Jesus “Away in a Manger”.  “Who Could Imagine a King?” on that beautiful “Silent Night/Holy Night”.  Can you put yourself to be “There on That Christmas Night?” Well on December […]

From The Pastor

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November is here!  Traditionally, that means three things for us United Methodists, maybe four:  Charge Conference, Stewardship, Thanksgiving, and sometimes Advent.  That is certainly the case in 2017! Our yearly Charge Conference happens on November 12, at 3:00 pm at First UMC in Fayette.  We will worship with other Methodists of our district and celebrate […]

From The Music Room

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October, we will be giving praise and worship to our sovereign God. When did worship begin?  The first scripture was Exodus 23:25-26, I Samuel 2:2 (Hannah’s worshipful prayer), 2 Samuel 7:21-22 (David’s grateful worship), I Chronicles 16:31-34 (David’s song of thankful worship), and Daniel 4:30 (Nebuchadnezzar’s humble worship).  These are just five of a long […]

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Hey Y’all,   It seems every time I write one of these, I am reminded how fast time goes! Just yesterday I was looking in my calendar, thinking it was March.  July means “summer” and, for me, “summer” means “Sumatanga.” I have been doing some kind of volunteer work at our United Methodist camp since 1980 […]

Tis the season to be Jolly

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‘Tis the season to wonder where the year has gone! Weren’t we just celebrating Easter just a few days ago? That’s life, though. The older you get, the faster time files (turns out my mother was right!). Advent-the season before Christmas-especially plays with our sense of time. Old people remember childhood like it was yesterday. […]