The United Methodist Church and Halloween

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Did you know that Halloween began as a church holiday, or holy day? Halloween (or All Hallows’ Eve) means “the evening of Hallows.” “Hallows” is simply an older English way of saying “saints” — so, … Read More

Weekly Devotional – “Control”

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I’ve always been big on control.  I liked to be in charge of what was happening at work and at home.  I had learned control at an early age.  When no one is in control … Read More

Weekly Devotional: “Scam Phone Calls”

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We have all received them… The phone calls that threaten that Police, Sheriff, IRS, or DEA will be at your house shortly to arrest you if you don’t make arrangements for payment, or that your … Read More

Letter from Rev. Don Gotham – “How Was It?”

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“How was it?” is the question I have been most frequently asked since returning from these past months of spiritual renewal leave.  I confess I don’t have a one-sentence answer.  I sincerely sought Jesus during this time, … Read More

“Running The Race With Endurance”

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It was to be my “Swan Song”! My final 5K Run. It was going great, actually better then I could have expected. 3 runs per week, increasing the distance, the endurance and improving my time … Read More