LISTS

I love lists. They help me gather my thoughts and focus on what to do next. I like to write them in the order the tasks should be done. I like to group “like” things together on the list. Lists gladden my heart. As a teacher, I learned that not...

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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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Two Special Student Events!

Seventeen girls from Troy UMC and Worden UMC enjoyed the Super Hero themed Beautiful U Girls Conference hosted last Saturday, 22 April, by Harvest Ministry.  Students were inspired and encouraged with messages from Sue Busler, Luann Warren, and Elizabeth Grant.  Girls participated in a variety of workshop including greeting card...

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Easter Service Thank You!

A huge “thank you” to all of the talented and faithful singers, instrumentalists, and tech team members who made the music on Easter such a celebration of Christ’s Resurrection.  It takes so many tireless volunteers to create the worship music art, and each and every one of you are so...

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RECEIVING AND GIVING BLESSINGS

I often remind myself that “things work both ways”- When I took karate lessons with my kids 20 years ago, it was difficult for me to learn to kick/punch left-handed as well as right-handed. I try to remember that to have a good friend I must be a good friend....

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