Posts from May 2016

Pastor’s June Article

June is here! I was a bit disappointed with May’s weather and while I was in Pittsburgh, it actually snowed! I could hardly believe it! June means warmer weather has arrived and some of you may be taking off on vacations or adventures meaning that you will probably miss some Sundays here and there. If…

Parish Nurse … Alzheimer’s Month

June is Alzheimer’s Month and with that in mind, here is some information that may be of interest. From the rising of the sun until the going down of the same… Everyone with a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s, a fatal disease that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed. Alzheimer’s is a type…

UMW Craft Classes Continue…

The United Methodist Women (UMW) break from their regular meetings during the summer months. Craft classes for the Holiday Bazaar continue each second and fourth Thursday. Bring a brown bag lunch on the second Thursday; on the fourth Thursday the ladies lunch at a local restaurant. Craft days in June are: June 9th and June…

VBS is looking for YOU!

“Walk this Way” is the theme for VBS week! We seek adults who can share their time and talents: Can you help the kids walk their journey discovering how to talk and listen to God and share their FAITH? We’d love to have you join the fun! Walk this Way!! Contact Laura, Director of Family…

Children’s News . . . FAITH!

“Where in the World” – FAITH Summer is one of those times of the year when you hope to escape your normal day-to-day and head off on a family vacation. Perhaps you have a passport and hope to fill it with stamps and visas from around the world or maybe you keep albums filled with…

Mission for June – Youth Mission Trip

SPY’s (St. Paul Youth) Mission Trip is just around the corner during the week of June 12-18 in Florida. They are looking forward to their trip and the opportunities they will have together and with other youth outside the Bloomington area. Below is additional information about what their time away will entail: This year SPY…

Pastor’s May Article

What a great month to join together in worship! May 8th is Mother’s Day when we celebrate motherly love. While Mother’s Day is a wonderful day for some, the day can be difficult for others. Not everyone has had a good relationship with their mothers and a strained relationship makes celebrating Mother’s Day difficult. For…

Pastor’s April Article

Easter was quite a celebration! The Resurrection changes everything! Resurrection brings new hope and a new beginning. Creation started in the Garden of Eden, and new creation started in a garden when Jesus rose from the dead. The story of the Resurrection doesn’t stop with the news that Jesus is a life. The story of…