New Sunday Worship Times Begin August 20

The Church Council has announced a new Sunday Worship Service Schedule beginning Sunday, August 20.  In order to allow for live preaching and connection at all four services, the new schedule will be as follows: 8:00 am – Sanctuary 9:00 am – Family Life Center 10:15 am – Sanctuary 10:45...

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More Transition Information

When we sent out a letter a few weeks ago announcing my retirement in July, I indicated that Bishop Frank Beard had given us permission for a transition period to be negotiated where I will be on staff in some capacity here until October 1, 2017. The Staff-Parish Committee and...

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Troy UMC Announces New Pastor Appointment

Changes Coming Up! Last week the congregation was informed of the fact that our Sr. Pastor, Rev. Dennis D. Price, will be retiring on July 1, 2017. (More about this on back page).  On Sunday, February 12, 2017, Mr. Tracy Kennett, Chairman of the Staff-Parish Relations Committee here announced that...

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PRAY THIS WEEK FOR THE CHURCH

Commission On The Way Forward Begins Meeting Today in Atlanta.  The Commission On A Way Forward holds its first in person meeting today-Thursday in Atlanta.  Commission members include our own Pat Miller and Tom Lambrecht of Good News. Our Illinois Great Rivers Conference is called to pray this week, based...

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2016 Giving Facts

Thank you for your faithful giving to the ministry of the Troy United Methodist Church during 2016. I have just received the final financial reports.  I thought I would use this space to give you some financial updates. Here are some facts about giving in 2016: 2016 Ministry Budget:  $665,606...

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From The Pastor’s Desk

I always look forward to our Christmas Candlelight Services. Over the years we have put a lot of energy into inviting and welcoming people to the services. Several very active members of our church first attended a Christmas Eve service. I still remember meeting them and where we were standing...

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