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Never Alone

“In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Although he was a Son, he learned obedience through what he suffered; and having been made perfect, he became the source [...]

By |2018-03-15T14:12:46+00:00March 15th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

New Life

“But God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love with which he loved us even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved— and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that in the [...]

By |2018-03-07T20:01:34+00:00March 7th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments


“For Jews demand signs and Greeks desire wisdom, but we proclaim Christ crucified, a stumbling-block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. For God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom, and God’s weakness is stronger than human strength.” [...]

By |2018-02-28T16:51:10+00:00February 28th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

UMDF Deposit Interest Rates Going Up!

Participation Account Rate Increase We are pleased to announce that effective April 1, 2018, the United Methodist Development Fund will raise the interest rate paid on participation accounts to 1.50%.  Participation account funds are fully liquid and, unlike certificates of deposit (CD), are not locked in for a particular time period.  The church building loan rate [...]

By |2018-02-21T18:23:44+00:00February 21st, 2018|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

The Last Word

“For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, in order to bring you to God. He was put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit, in which also he went and made a proclamation to the spirits in prison, who in former times did not obey, when God waited [...]

By |2018-02-15T15:02:53+00:00February 15th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

On the Move

“Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them” (Mark 9:2-3).  This Sunday we will observe the miracle of Jesus’ transfiguration.  It is [...]

By |2018-02-13T18:08:25+00:00February 13th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Love All

“For though I am free with respect to all, I have made myself a slave to all, so that I might win more of them. To the Jews I became as a Jew, in order to win Jews. To those under the law I became as one under the law (though I myself am not under [...]

By |2018-01-31T15:45:13+00:00January 31st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments