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Urgent News

Posted on February 22, 2013 at 11:17am by heatherscherer Comments Off on Urgent News

I was recently in a meeting for congregational development where the Rev. David Wiggs articulated that we “have lost our sense of urgency.”  Somewhere in the last 60 years we, the people who call ourselves United Methodists,  have been sitting in our buildings and have forgotten that Jesus never asked us to fill our calendars…

Sabbath Moments

Posted on January 21, 2013 at 9:45am by heatherscherer Comments Off on Sabbath Moments

I was at a campground in Eastern Oklahoma yesterday that reminded me of how much easier it is to feel God’s presence out in nature. I know that not everyone responds in this way to nature but it has always been powerful to me. Even in the midst of winter, the beauty of God’s creation…

Full of Joy

Posted on January 15, 2013 at 11:50pm by heatherscherer Comments Off on Full of Joy

As a community of faith, we have gathered in worship together for the very first time. On Christmas Eve, in the dark of night, we gathered with strangers and friends to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ-the Light of the world. A wonderful surprise was a young family with an eight week old baby girl…