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Ordinary Time “Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and curing every disease and every sickness among the people. So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they brought to him all the sick, those who were afflicted with various diseases and pains, demoniacs, epileptics, and paralytics, and he cured them. And great crowds followed him from Galilee, the Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea, and from beyond the Jordan.” — Matthew 4:23-25 [...] Read More »
New Life in Unexpected Places “A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots. The spirit of the LORD shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD … On that day the root of Jesse shall stand as a signal to the peoples; the nations shall inquire of him, and his dwelling shall [...] Read More »
General Meeting & Christmas Party Monday, December 5, 2016 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall The United Methodist Women will meet Monday, December 5, 2016, for their General Meeting and Christmas Party. The gathering begins at 6:00 p.m. Please bring books or toys to be presented to Head Start during the evening. Also bring a dish for our potluck supper and plan on an evening filled with fun! Installation of Officers for 2016-2017 — Presided by Gwen Young Marilyn Whatley UMW President Read More »
News & Events
A Lenten Journey to End Poverty Walking TogetherThe season of Lent is a journey in Christian discipleship and is symbolic of the forty days Jesus fasted in the desert before setting out on his own ministry journey. As such, a longstanding Christian tradition is fasting, or “giving something up” for Lent as we prepare our own hearts and lives for the journey to the Cross, and ultimately, to the promise of the Resurrection. This year, the Read More »
Come to the Annual Meal before Lent February 28, 2017 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join in the fun! Bring your family and friends and join the United Methodist Women as they host the annual Pancake Supper in the Fellowship Hall. The Tuesday before Lent is called Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday. Mardi Gras literally means “Fat Tuesday” in French. The day is also known as Shrove Tuesday (from “to shrive,” or hear confessions). Traditionally a homemaker emptied the home of fat, eggs [...] Read More »
Two Ash Wednesday Services March 1, 2017 12:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. We will have two Ash Wednesday services on March 1, 2017, one at 12:00 p.m. and one at 6:00 p.m. In addition, to help us prepare for worship each Sunday in Lent, a bell will chime to indicate that our worship of God is beginning. It will be rung at 10:00 a.m. to remind us that we need to become silent and prepare for worship. Admittedly, Calvary is one of the friendliest churches [...] Read More »