Lenten Devotion Week 3

posted on March 19

Scripture: Jeremiah 8:18-9:1 My joy is gone, grief is upon me,    my heart is sick. … Hark, the cry of my poor people    from far and wide in the land. … Is there no balm in Gilead? … O that my head ...

Lenten Devotion Week 2

posted on March 13

Week 2 Lenten Devotion  by Antony Larry Well to say it's been a rough couple of weeks in the UMC is an understatement.  Who would have ever thought that three little letters would alienate and hurt so...

Lenten Devotion Ash Wednesday

posted on March 06

Ash Wednesday Devotion By Rev. Mary Kay Totty "Forest fires are a natural and necessary part of the ecosystem. Even healthy forests contain dead trees and decaying plant matter; when a fire turns ...

General Conference Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?

posted on January 28

Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? By Randall Miller   I have to confess that even if we had not just commemorated what would have been Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 90th birthday, his ...

Advent Devotion Week 4

posted on December 18

WAITING TO SEE JUSTICE Hebrew 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-45 "Restore us, Lord God Almighty; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved." ‭‭Psalm‬ ‭80:19‬ ‭NIV Born in Greenville, South Carolina in the ...

Advent Devotion Week 3

posted on December 11

I'm dreaming of a White Christmas Just like the ones I used to know, Where the treetops glisten And Children Listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow. I'm dreaming of a white Christmas Withev'ry ...

Advent Devotion Week 2

posted on December 04

This is my first Advent season living in Palestine, more specifically the West Bank, Bethlehem in particular.  Experiencing Christmas in Bethlehem this year may be the best Christmas yet for me. ...

Advent Devotion Week 1

posted on November 29

Like so many of us, there are particular sounds and songs during this season that immediately transport me back to my childhood.  You know that as soon as you hear them, you can probably share an ...

The Festival of Lights

posted on December 28

Each year I journey through Advent with the same devotional. It’s called "Night Visions: Searching the Shadows for Advent and Christmas" written by United Methodist Jan L. Richardson. It prepares me ...

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