The Story Behind The Doxology

The story behind “The Doxology.” taken from Robert Morgan’s “Then Sings My Soul”, 150 of the Greatest Hymn Stories.” “Before Charles Wesley or Isaac Watts, there was Thomas Ken who has been called “England’s first hymnist.”    He was enrolled as a youth in Winchester College, and after being ordained...

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NOTES AND QUOTES, EMILY OTTWEIN

Congratulations Director Mark Nelson, and cast and crew of “The Gift of the Magi.” This timeless classic story about giving from the heart was so beautifully portrayed. Your generous giving of time and talent is very much appreciated by all who had experienced it. CHOIRS and BELLS: Rehearsals will resume...

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Growth at Troy UMC

Worship attendance at Troy United Methodist has risen 8% over last year at this time. This is tremendous!  It’s been a strong and healthy year.  Numbers aren’t the only indicator to growth, but it’s one of the good ones.  If people feel compelled to be in worship and to be...

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New Sermon Series – I AM

Don’t miss the new sermon series – I AM – that will begin on February 14 and go through Easter (March 27).  Discover what Jesus says about himself. I  AM – Intro I AM – The Way, The Truth, The Life I AM – The Vine I AM – The...

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What Does “Lent” Mean?

Easter is in March this year. That means that Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 10.   For the past few years we have had (at least in my opinion) a very moving service on Ash Wednesday as we have gathered for worship, prayer stations, Holy Communion, the imposition of ashes,...

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Music Opportunities

Chancel Choir, Praise Ringers and Children’s Choir have started for the spring season, but it is not too late to join our music families!  Children’s Choir, grades 2-5, meets on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:00 and sings once monthly during worship.  Praise Ringers, the handbell group, meets from 6-7pm on Wednesday and...

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Sermons Online

If you haven’t already seen it, the Sunday Messages are online for both the 9:00 and 10:35 services.         On a typical Sunday at Troy United Methodist Church, Rev. Dennis D. Price, Sr. Pastor, will preach the same sermon for the 8:00, 9:00 and 10:30 worship services....

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10:35 Update

It’s been eighteen months since launching the new 10:35 Worship Service, which meets in the Family Life Center concurrently with the 10:30 Worship Service in the Sanctuary.  This service has averaged approximately 60 people in worship over the time period.  The preaching team consists of David Roderick, Tim Price, Rich...

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Stage and Lighting Thanks!

Special thanks to Donna Franquemont and the team who helps make the stage design and lighting happen during the Family Life Center Services at Troy United Methodist Church. Here is some of what has been done in the last few months: For several years, Donna played and sang in the...

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Family Values Sermon Series

A new sermon series kicks on Sunday, May 3 at Troy UMC.  Family Values will be taking a look at: May 3 – Conflicting Values – Making wise decision about where to invest yourself and your family, especially when you feel torn by schedules and priorities. May 10 – Spiritual...

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