Red Carpet Series

  Easter is about God welcoming us home. Through Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross and the empty tomb, God rolled out the red carpet and and opened the gates for anyone and everyone to walk through. This series leading up to Easter will help the church focus on what it...

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The Worst Things Jesus Never Said

On January 7th we will also be kicking off a brand new message series, The Worst Thing Jesus Never Said. So often followers of Jesus misrepresent him with our words and actions. Sometimes the false statements we attribute to Jesus misrepresent his teaching and replace it with cliché that is...

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NAMES

Sometimes we have different names for the same thing. A particular musical sound may be named “C”, “Do”, or number “one”. I was Carolyn McCall, then Carolyn Meyer, and now Carolyn Catalano.  Some people call me “Mom”, and one special person calls me “Grammie”. I’m still ME! When I started...

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Christmas Eve Candlelight Times

You’re invited to Christmas Eve Candlelight at Troy United Methodist Church. Thursday, December 21 6:30 pm Sunday, December 24 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm & 11:00 pm   On Christmas Eve morning, Sunday, December 24, we will combine to one 10:00 am worship service. This service will be a...

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’tis the season

We are at the beginning of the joyful Christmas Season!  There is a lot going on here at TUMC for the Christmas season in addition to worship, and I hope that you are able to share in the joy of the following Fine Arts presentations: December 2nd:  Troy Community Band...

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2017 BLESSINGS

Every day this year I’ve written a sentence on a slip of paper telling about a blessing I received or gave that day. the “2017 Blessings” jar in my office is stuffed full, but somehow I will squeeze in the final December slips. In the midst of 2017’s many changes,...

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UNEXPECTED

During Advent we will be focusing on the events of the Christmas story that were unexpected. From Sunday, December 3 through December 24, you won’t want to miss it. Worship each Sunday at 8:00, 9:00, 10:15 and 10:45 am.

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Thank you!

Thank you Kim Alvis and the wonderful singers in the Children’s Choir.  We wrapped up this choir season with a wonderful rendition of “This Little Light of Mine” which featured both the Children’s Choir singers and the Chancel Choir together.  What a wonderful inter-generational celebration of singing!  The Children’s Choir...

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I AM BLESSED BY REACHING OUT TO OTHERS

Pastor Andy wrote us some special letters in the last two “Reach” newsletters. As he clarified, our pastors visit people in the hospital. I head up our Care Team; we try to help one another feel God’s love through difficult times. The team meets every two months for an hour....

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CHRISTMAS!

The Christmas play this year, Directed by Mark Nelson, is “The Other Wise Man.”  (December 8th, 7:00pm, and December 10th, 3:00pm).  Set in the time of Jesus, this story tells the tale of another wise man who lived his life honoring Jesus.  We are still looking for some help with...

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Take My Life and Let it Be

When Pastor Andy and I were discussing the current sermon series, this hymn, and the story of its composer, came to mind.   It is a great story about Frances Havergal, who wrote many of our beloved hymns.   Though she had been a long-time Christian, she felt something was missing in...

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WONDERFUL THINGS ARE AVAILABLE

Do you learn best by experiencing, reading or listening? Our church provides all three! EXPERIENCE When you come here, you both experience and help others feel God’s presence. READ Linda Monks maintains a Book Table ministry- you can purchase items at the Family Life Center entrance, plus children’s items are...

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