Informational Resources Regarding UMC Disaffiliation

Friends, As I mentioned last Sunday, I have put together a list of resources to share with you about the United Methodist Church split and the process for leaving the UMC, which is called “disaffiliation.” This issue revolves around the marriage and ordination of self-avowed practicing homosexual members of the UMC. If you are not yet […]

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Bulletin & Opportunities for Connection – 10/2/2022

OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONNECTION Sunday, October 2 8:30 a.m. – Coffee Time – FLC 9:00 a.m. – Sunday School 10:00 a.m. – Worship in Sanctuary Monday, October 3 6:00 p.m.  Ultreya – Many Tuesday, October 4 12:00 p.m. – Lion’s Club 5:30 p.m. – Trustees Meeting Wednesday, October 5 5:30 p.m. – Meal 6:00 p.m. – […]

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“The Great Giveaway” – 9/17/2022

On Saturday, September 17th at 8:00 a.m. the missions committee will be having “The Great Giveaway”. This has been such a success before that we decided to do it again. Please look around your house for things that you can part with. There are many needy people in our community that would appreciate anything that […]

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UMF Study – 9/15/2022

The United Women in Faith Invite you to Please join us on Thursday, September 15 For the Study To be held in the Fellowship Hall Beginning at 9:30 am with refreshments, 10:00 am Study, Lunch, Concluding by 2:30 pm. Contact Carolyn Dove (225) 931-1666 or catdove@soft-spec.com for additional information

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September Newsletter & Message

I pray that you may have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. – Ephesians 3:18-19 NRSV Church, If you have been […]

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August Newsletter & Message

A few years back, our family took a quick trip into Cincinnati. Since the kids liked model trains, Monica and I made plans to visit what was advertised as, “The world’s largest model train display!” Whether it really was the world’s largest, I don’t know. But it did not disappoint. At the beginning of the […]

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July Newsletter Message: Change

Pastor Brian asked me to write the greeting for the July newsletter, so I have selected the topic of “Change” for my sharing. Since May 25 I have been clinging to the scripture Isaiah 40:11 “Jesus will take care of his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs together and carry them in […]

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June Message from Rev. Coplin

Church, An hour or so before our last Administrative Council meeting, I stumbled upon an old devotional I made in 2012 for a Meals on Wheels delivery. The comic above is the cover image for the card. I showed them this card and shared how, as a layperson in those days, I would wonder why […]

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“Family Table as Sacred Altar”

“Family Table as Sacred Altar” By Rev. Ray Rolon Spiller Our life, all life, comes through death. Something must die in order that you and I can live. On first thought, that is not a very pleasant idea; but if we can find the courage to follow it through, there seems to me a powerful […]

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