Bringing Our Church a Vitality of Faith

Bringing Our Church a Vitality of Faith

As our Vital Church Initiative Team approaches the June conclusion of its work on Phase 1 of the process, I am deeply grateful to those who have participated directly in our work. Wade Cupps, Linda Maylone, Linda Owulette and my wife, Andrea Cortelyou have traveled each month with me to the 4-hour sessions where we […]

Little Hats for Big Hearts

Little Hats for Big Hearts

Shirleen Curtis, a member of United Methodist Women, knitted 50 little red hats and donated them to Beaumont Annapolis Hospital. The hats are for babies born with heart problems.  The program is called Little Hats for Big Hearts. Shirleen has joined volunteers from around the country are joining the American Heart Association, in connection with The […]

United Methodist Women’s Annual Salad Pot Luck Luncheon

United Methodist Women’s Annual Salad Pot Luck Luncheon

All Women and Girls are Invited to Attend! The United Methodist Women’s Annual Salad Pot Luck Luncheon Wednesday, May 24 * 12:30 p.m. Coffee, tea and lemonade provided Program: Linda Owulette will present The Tapestry of Her Life Bring a salad to share, your own table service, and your World Thank Offering. Throughout the year, […]

Crop Walk 2017

Crop Walk 2017

CROP WALK 2017 COME JOIN US AT: First United Methodist Church Wayne WHEN: MAY 7th 2017 AT 2:OO PM – REGISTRATION AT 1:00 PM What is the Crop Walk? Crop stands for Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty and is a fund-raising event sponsored by Church World Service, better known as CWS. They are an international […]

Correction: Ron Mathison Concert is at 4:00 pm

Correction: Ron Mathison Concert is at 4:00 pm

On Sunday, April 30 AT 4:00P.M. Dr. Curtis Mathison will present a farewell concert of piano and organ music. He is selecting a variety of music that will include some familiar tunes. Some of the music is difficult and showy. The offering will go for our church expenses, such as maintaining the organ and pianos. Curt […]

Easter Victory

Easter Victory

But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners. And since we have been made right in God’s sight by the blood of Christ, he will certainly save us from God’s condemnation. Romans 5:8-9 By Red Miller One Sunday late in Lent, a Sunday […]

Nine Reasons to Keep the Church Choir Alive

Nine Reasons to Keep the Church Choir Alive

I’m always a bit frustrated when I see articles like this one from Cathy Lynn Grossman on the Religion News Service, entitled “Many church choirs are dying. Here’s why.” They never tell the whole story. It’s accurate that many churches have traded the traditional choir for a more contemporary ensemble in their services. I don’t […]

Crop Walk 2017

Crop Walk 2017

WHEN: MAY 7th 2017 AT 2:OO PM – REGISTRATION AT 1:00 PM What is the Crop Walk? Crop stands for Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty and is a fund raising event sponsored by Church World Service, better known as CWS. They are an international relief development and refugee resettlement agency. This particular walk has been […]

May Mission of the Month – Peace With Justice

May Mission of the Month – Peace With Justice

Peace With Justice The core vision of this month’s United Methodist Mission aims to make shalom (peace) visible and active in people’s lives and communities. The General Board of Church and Society has the task of “strengthening the capacity to act as a public policy advocate.” In a covenant of shalom, there is no contradiction […]