Posts from February 2017 (Page 2)

Wesley’s Advice for Good Health

John Wesley, a historic founder of The United Methodist Church, is known for his caring for souls, but he was also passionate about keeping himself and others physically fit. [Y]ou should be sure to take as much exercise every day as you can bear. He said good health requires a strict diet and regular exercise. …

Bishop Saenz messages

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Slowing Down the Emotion Parenting Tip

The following Parenting Tip is from the National Center for Biblical Parenting.  Click on the link to subscribe for FREE E-mail tips.  The Elkhorn Hills UMC Adult Education Committee has sponsored parenting classes from the National Center for Biblical Parenting in the past.  A number of their books are available in the Elkhorn Hills UMC…

Record number of conferences give 100 percent

Record number of conferences give 100 percent By Heather Hahn Feb. 1, 2017 | UMNS Members of a small, upstate New York congregation found that filling people’s bellies was a good way to fund ministry.To pay its full “ministry shares,” Philadelphia United Methodist Church augmented congregational giving with chicken barbecues, all-you-can-eat roast beef dinners and…

Cuban Methodists are packing the pews

This article excerpt comes from the United Methodist News Service.  Writer Linda Bloom and Photographer Mike DuBose traveled to Cuba in November 2016 on behalf of United Methodist News Service to learn more about the Methodist Church in Cuba.  Their report, Singing the spirit in Cuba, covers worship, evangelism and ways the church has combined Wesleyan…

Valentine Diaper Drive

The Knit and Sew small group has begun their Valentine Mission Project–making UMCOR Layette Kits.  They are assembling 35 baby layette kits to be distributed world-wide to those in need.  A display board and donation table are set up in the narthex. They are requesting new, light-weight cloth diapers (prefolded or flat–no flannel, please) and…