2017 Music and Drama Camp will be held June 12-15th, from 9:00am -12:00pm. This camp is for children who are currently in 1st through 5th grade. During the week the children learn Christian principles through singing, acting in skits, and fellowship. It is always great fun for all involved!
The Highland Community Chorus will present the memorial concert, “Look to the Heavens” this Saturday March 11th at 7:30 pm at Troy UMC. Director Luanne Murphy explains the concept behind this concert: “In times of uncertainty, stress and loss, we look to the heavens for comfort. Through the gift of
On New Year’s Day I began choosing a blessing to write on a small slip of paper daily. All the little slips of paper are collected in a big glass jar in my office. This discipline helps me to look for the good God sends instead of feeling overwhelmed about
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
This big group of Troy UMC middle school students and adults formed three teams to solve puzzles, crack codes, and follow clues with one simple goal – unravel the mystery scenario to escape the room in 60 minutes or less! While each student team make great strides toward breaking out
Twenty three students and four adults from Troy UMC and Worden UMC were in the packed Scottrade Center in St. Louis last Saturday night to enjoy Winter Jam – Christian music’s largest tour! The crowd was as diverse as the music genres – pop, rock, hip hop, heavy, and country.
In yesterday’s sermon (the first in the Belong series), Pastor Dennis mentioned that he does not believe visitors who tell him they are “church shopping”. I think he meant that visitors have a vision of what they seek; if they can share that with us we may be able to
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
The Jr. Band Practices on Wednesdays at 5:15 pm in the Upper Family Life Center. Leading Worship Dates: Sunday, March 5 – Ministry Trip to Rockbridge, IL Leave on the church bus at 2:00 pm, home at 8:30 pm. Sunday, March 12 – Special Music at the 9:00 and 10:35
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