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December 6, 2018

Bethlehem Marketplace and Live Nativity, Sunday December 16th from 5:30pm-7:00pm

August 6, 2018

From the Pastor’s Pen: August 2018

Last week, I commented to my Dad, “there’s nothing better than a juicy, ripe tomato just picked from the garden.”  Being raised in Indiana, he echoed the sentiment and added that just about anything that is picked ripe off  the vine is delicious. We have been blessed by the abundance of garden pickings this month. […]

July 20, 2017

From the Pastor’s Pen July 2017: Where Are You?

A couple of weeks ago the Biblepoint of my sermon was; God asks, “Where are you?”   Let’s follow up with that thought process.   During the sermon we spoke about Christians who are not maturing or growing up in Christ.   We spoke about orthodoxy, which is defined as authorized or generally accepted theory, doctrine, or practice.   […]

April 5, 2017

From the Pastors Pen–April 2017 — April showers bring May flowers…

Ecclesiastes 3.1-8  There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: 2 a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, 3 a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to […]

August 18, 2016

Special Charge Conference August 28, 2016 9:50 a.m.

PLEASE BE AWARE… What:  “Special” Charge Conference Announcement When:  August 28, 2016 9:50a.m. Where: United Methodist Temple sanctuary Who: Any member of the United Methodist Temple Most of you that have been a part of the United Methodist Church for a while are familiar with the term “charge conference”.  Part of who we are, as […]

June 2, 2016

From the Pastor’s Pen–June 2016: If I Can Help

James 5.14 Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord.            One of the greatest privileges I have is the opportunity to pray with people in and outside the church.  I don’t know if I’m […]

May 18, 2016

KidZown Newsletter–May 2016

Hi, everyone! I just wanted to check in with everyone about what is going on in KidZown worship.  We are having lots of fun and lots of kids!  I believe we are to the point of needing to split our group into 2 age groups – age 5-2nd grade and 3rd grade -5th grade.  In […]

May 18, 2016

From the Pastor’s Pen–May 2016: Mother, May I _______?

As I sat down to write the May newsletter article the game;, Mother, May I came to my mind.  Do you remember playing Mother, May I?   To play the game the “Mother, Father or Captain” would position themselves on one end of a room or area and all the players or children would be on […]

April 13, 2016

KidZown Newsletter April 13, 2016

Hello Parents, Helpers, Grandparents and other interested parties!  Welcome to the new KidZown Newsletter! The kids seem to be enjoying it so far.  The first week we had 14 (!) kids and last Sunday, there were 8.  I am loving that!!  If we had all of our kids show up at the same time, we […]

March 31, 2016

April 2016: From the Pastor’s Pen–“of Water & Spirit”

1.  Were you baptized as a child?   If yes, proceed to 1 A A.  Did you openly profess your faith later during confirmation? If YES, continue to 1 b.    If NO, let Pastor Kevin (pk) know. B.  Do you feel you have adequately professed your faith as an adult? If Yes, continue to read the […]

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