Friends "Friends are angels that lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly." - anonymous God has blessed us with so much in life. One of God's greatest gifts is a good friend. A friend picks you up when you're down. A friend stands by your side when the world stands against you. A friend tells you that you have a piece of brocolli stuck between your teeth. Listen to what the Bible has to say about friendship: "As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend." - Proverbs 27:17 "Two are better than one. If one falls, the other is there. Two can keep warm when the nights are cold." - Ecclesiastes 4:9-11 "Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one'

Bearing Good News

"How lovely are the feet of those who bring good news." - Romans 10:15 Life is full of ups and downs. After the joy of incredible mountaintop experiences last week (with Vacation Bible School last week,) I've been reminded that life is also full of deep valleys. In the coming weeks, our church family will gather for the memorial services of two strong and beautiful women: Shirley Deneka on July 29 and Jean Polachek on July 30. This past week, we also heard news of two other members of our church family, who are now under Hospice Care: Betty Aspel and Floyd Cooper. The good news is that they are all women and men of faith. All of them put their trust in the Lord. In their own ways, each o

Hero Central

Hero Central "It's the most wonderful time of the year..." - Andy Williams Vacation Bible School is one of the best times of the year at Faith UMC. During VBS week, we host a week-long party that is attended by 150 children from all around the community. (Yes, it's true. We Hulk-smashed all attendance records this year.) It's a time when our physical space is transformed - this week into a superhero theme. It's a time when our church family comes together to serve children and families from all around our community. It's a time when our church walls are bursting from all the activity and energy of children! Over the last few days, I've heard numerous stories of parents sharing wha

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Oct. 2020 Newsletter

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