Category: George’s Weekly Note

July 14, 2017

Dear FUMC Family, I hope you’ve had a good week.  As you look to the weekend, I hope you’ll plan now to join us here at church.  This week we’re beginning a new series: Moses: God’s Unlikely Hero.  Over the next six weeks we’ll explore the life and story of Moses as he leads God’s people Read More …

May 12, 2017

Dear FUMC Family, I hope you’ve had a great week.  This Mother’s Day Weekend, I hope you’ll make plans to join us here at FUMC for worship.  At both our 8:30 and 11:00 services we’ll be hearing a powerful passage from Acts 7:55-60.  The passage tells of the stunning faithfulness of Saint Stephen, the first Read More …

May 5, 2017

Dear FUMC Family, I hope you’re having a good week.  I’m looking forward to Sunday and want to invite you to join us here for worship at 8:30 or 11:00 a.m.  We’ll share in Holy Communion at both services.  At 11:00, we’ll recognize our 2017 Disciple Bible Study Graduates and welcome new members into our Read More …

April 13, 2017

Dear FUMC Family, I’m writing a day earlier this week to invite you to join us for worship tonight at 7 p.m. as we observe Maundy Thursday together.  The word “Maundy” comes from the Latin word mandatum, or commandment.  We come to the Lord’s Table remembering the great commandment Jesus gave on this night, that we Read More …

April 7, 2017

Dear FUMC Family, As the weekend nears, I hope you’ll make plans now to join us here at church for worship on Sunday.  This Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week as we celebrate Palm/Passion Sunday together.  At both services I’ll share some brief reflections based on Matthew 21:1-11 and we’ll welcome a special guest, Read More …

March 31, 2017

Dear FUMC Family, I hope you’re having a good week.  As the weekend approaches, I want to invite and encourage you to join us here for worship. We’re finishing our series on Sabbath this week, looking at Deuteronomy 5:12-15.  If you have a minute, check these verses out before Sunday!  And plan now to join Read More …

March 24, 2017

Dear FUMC Family, Happy Friday!  As the weekend approaches, I hope you will plan to join us here on Sunday for worship.  We’re continuing our look at keeping Sabbath, thinking this week about how Sabbath is time set aside for being with God, and how time spent with God helps mold and shape us as Read More …

March 10, 2017

Dear FUMC Family, I hope this email finds you well.  As the weekend approaches, I want to invite you to join us here at church for worship on Sunday.  We’re continuing our conversation about the gift of Sabbath, thinking this week about God’s invitation and call to rest.  We’ll be hearing the story of creation Read More …

March 6, 2017

Dear FUMC Family, I hope you are having a good week.  I wanted to write and send a quick reminder about two very special events happening in the life of our church this week and invite and encourage you to join us if you can. First, we will have as our special guest Rabbi Murray Read More …

March 3, 2017

Dear FUMC Family, I hope your week is going well!  I wanted to write and invite and encourage you to join us here at church this weekend.  This Sunday is the First Sunday in Lent, and we’re kicking off a new series on Sabbath – asking how we might, in this season and throughout our Read More …