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Echoes of Mercy

Echoes of Mercy

Posted by on Jun 5, 2020 in Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Television Ministry |

It might seem strange to focus on the hymns of a woman who wrote over a hundred years ago, when the world seems to be falling apart. While social distancing is being relaxed in this time of pandemic, protests and riots have erupted over the excruciating death of a black man by a police officer. Fanny Crosby’s story and her hymns speak not only to a...

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Blessed Assurance: They Hymns of Fanny Crosby

Blessed Assurance: They Hymns of Fanny Crosby

Posted by on Jun 1, 2020 in Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Television Ministry |

Blessed Assurance is something we have been leaning into during these uncertain times. The life of Fanny Crosby, the author of that hymn, is one of faithfulness in spite of adversity, uncertainty and changing times. Born in 1820, she lost her eyesight as an infant as they result of an eye infection. Her father left his family before she was one and she was...

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Diaper Drive

Diaper Drive

Posted by on May 31, 2020 in Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach |

 Without a paycheck or with a drastically reduced income, families with infants and toddlers may be choosing between food and diapers. Open Door Community Food Ministry is providing 10 to 12 diapers per child per month if they have any available and if they have the correct size. Open Door depends on donations for this ministry. First United Methodist...

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COVID 19 UPDATE: Re-open Survey

COVID 19 UPDATE: Re-open Survey

Posted by on May 26, 2020 in Featured, Uncategorized |

(May 26) Dear Friends,  Our re-opening task force continues to meet and have approved a survey that will be distributed through our e-news, website, and our Facebook page. Paper copies will be mailed along with the tv bulletin this week and to any one who requests a paper copy. This survey will give us a better understanding as to where we are...

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Ways to Stay Connected!

Ways to Stay Connected!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2020 in Community, Featured, Uncategorized |

Dear Friends, The news around the COVID 19 pandemic continues to unfold daily and sometimes hourly. There has been no end date set for the ban to be lifted on groups of 50 or more. We will continue to monitor daily and weekly as we are creative about our ministry together.  The staff has been working to find ways to stay connected to our small...

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