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Disasters Happen!

Posted by on Mar 22, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Pick your disaster, seems like there are plenty to go around. Weather and flooding in the US midwest and south. The aftermath of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. What do they have in common? UMCOR, the United Methodist Committee On Relief, is responding with support, money, supplies and volunteers. You and I can help. While we may not be trained in disaster...

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Maybe God WAS Speaking

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The results of our United Methodist special called General Conference are in. From Feb. 23-26 in St. Louis, more than 800 delegates from across the globe met, prayed, did their best to discern God’s will for our church, voted, and went home. At the end of the day, by about a 53-47% majority, delegates chose to adopt the Traditional Plan option,...

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Pray for the Special General Conference

Posted by on Feb 4, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Since the 1968 merger*, our United Methodist Church has wrestled with the issue of homosexuality. Our current Book of Discipline (our United Methodist “rule book”) emphasizes inclusiveness: “The United Methodist Church acknowledges that all persons are of sacred worth. All persons without regard to race, color, national origin, status, or...

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Pastor Roger’s Christmas Letter

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dear Friends, Merry Christmas! I wish you and yours a very happy and safe holiday season. Please join us at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church for our annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, on Monday evening, December 24 at 7:00 PM. Our Chrismon Tree is decorated and ready for a thrilling night of Christmas carols, reliving the story of that first...

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Advent & Christmas

Posted by on Nov 24, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

  Happy New Year! The season of Advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas, begins the new liturgical (church) year. Advent is a time of preparation. Yes, we do all kinds of Christmas shopping, but this year I pray that we’re preparing room in our hearts so we can celebrate the joy of Jesus’ birth more than 2000 years ago. Our Mt. Zion...

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