18 Sep 2017

A World Series Ring for Steve Bartman

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18 September 2017 I have preached about forgiveness the last couple of weeks.  The first was a reflection on my changing understanding of Matthew 5 where Jesus talks about “going a second mile” and more.  This past week, I tried to give us a framework or process with which we can better understand forgiveness.  I […]

31 Aug 2017

Hurricane Harvey Relief

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Most of us have been glued to the news the last few days watching the nightmare of destruction that Hurricane Harvey is wreaking on the greater-Houston area.  Some us have friends and family in the area; we hear first-hand of the tragedy happening right before them.  Although the rain seems to be slowing, the rebuilding phase […]

10 May 2017

Pastor’s Summer Book Study

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Pastor Dan announces his selections for the Pastor’s Summer Book Study.  We will meet and discuss the following books.  Each gathering will be 90-minutes.  We meet over meal time and you are invited to bring a bag lunch as we discuss these books and enjoy fellowship together. June 14, 6:00pm – The Year of Living […]

2 Apr 2017

Open Doors

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April 2, 2017 Showing each of these videos over the past 3-weeks has been a reminder to me.  I recall where Jesus tells his disciples that we are to be like little children to enter God’s Kingdom (Luke 18:17). I have much to learn. Pastor Dan

26 Mar 2017

Open Minds

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March 26, 2017 Kids saying it best…again.  OPEN DOORS comes next week. Pastor Dan

22 Mar 2017

I Thirst: A Lenten Meditation

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I Thirst When thirst parches my soul, desperation sets in …like a stone …hard. I unremember God …who God is …what God has done …for those around me …for those before me …for me. Desperation pushes the limits of my certainties I think I will die… I blame the One who frees me. Desperation maddens […]

19 Mar 2017

Open Hearts

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March 19, 2017 Sometimes kids say it best.  Here is the OPEN HEARTS video we saw earlier today in worship.  Seeing this (& the ones to come) remind me why I am a United Methodist.  OPEN MINDS and OPEN DOORS coming soon. Pastor Dan

15 Mar 2017

Slow Us Down for the Fast

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A Meditation for the second week of Lent Slow us down for the fast.  Silence voices… Wait softly… Slow quickly… Hold back the driving beat of our hearts. Hold back the racing of our minds. Hold back the surging of our storms…that You may fill our new emptiness.   Slow us down for the fast.  […]

7 Mar 2017

We Are Hungry, Lord

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We’re hungry, Lord – for time that isn’t rushed or triple-booked, for family and friends, for a chance simply to be. And we’re starved sometimes, for affection and understanding, for love, for a moment to share. We’re hungry, Lord.   We’re hungry Lord – For peace. Not peace as the world offers, but for Your […]

1 Mar 2017

Ash Wednesday Meditation

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1 Mar 2017 – Ash Wednesday I read in Scripture how we are to pray and meditate, but I don’t meditate very well.  Listen to this brief recording for my usual experience (Thanks to Michele Pakenham for her part in this recording).   This year for Lent instead of giving something up, I am doing […]