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Draft Re-Opening Plan After COVID-19

Posted by on Apr 30, 2020 in COVID-19 Updates, Uncategorized | 0 comments

This replaces the original draft version from the EPA Conference. The original had several broken links. Comments from Pastor Roger: This is presented for information and guidance only. Some recommendations here may not fit our circumstances. Many of the links and references at the end appear to be very negative in approach. I would have preferred more...

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Pastor Roger’s 2019 Christmas Letter

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in General, 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 Tuesday 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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Disasters Happen!

Posted by on Mar 22, 2019 in General, 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 General, 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 General, 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 2018 Christmas Letter

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018 in General, 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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