Author Archive: micah

Shepherd’s Hope

For this week’s fast, items are being donated to Shepherd’s Hope, a faith-based organization of volunteers that provides access to health care for the uninsured. Above is a list of suggestions. We will be collecting donations on Sunday, Apr. 9.  

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Your Faith in Action

Last week marked the end of our Summer Mission Trip season with the return of the final group from the UMCOR Sager Brown trip to Baldwin, Louisiana. This summer, you supported 8 trips to places all over the US and around the world. More than 70 missioners served hundreds of people, and found that they […]

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Discern

“Several years ago our Church embarked on a strategic planning process called Discern. The Discern process helped clarify our core values as a Church and identified three strategic priorities for the Church to focus on: Meaningful Worship, Next Generations, and South Street. Each priority had a series of actions and goals associated with it, and […]

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Panua Graduation Trip

For the next two weeks please pray for our team in Kenya, who is joined by Cornerstone UMC. The teams will be connecting, worshipping, and celebrating the graduation of 160 youth as they conclude their 3-year Panua program. This is our second graduating class, and we are excited for the next group that begins in […]

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England Day 2: Wesley’s Chalice

I got to drink out of a 300-year-old cup today!  Well, it was at least 300 years old.  For all I know, it had been around for good while before that.  But I am pretty confident that it was in use at the turn of the 18th century.  Doesn’t that sound exciting?  Makes you want […]

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England Day 1: Thinking of Abraham

I have been thinking about Abraham today.  Robyn and I are taking care of last minute details before leaving on our trip to England.  We are being sent on a continuing education event sponsored by the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. For 10 days we will be touring sites related to John Wesley.  […]

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SOUL Mission Team

SOUL is running a Parables and Problem Solving Camp for the kids of South Street. They are also serving in the community and renovating parts of the South Street Campus.

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Cuba Mission Trip

Cuba. A journey into the past. Aging infrastructure, crumbling roads and vintage 1950’s era cars. And… smothering heat! Our small team shared worship with four Methodist churches in eastern Cuba, and along the way we met some amazing folks. I would not necessarily describe the plight of our brothers and sisters on the island as […]

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#PrayForOrlando

I am shocked and angered and deeply saddened by the horrific shootings yesterday morning.  As each hour passes, my heart grows heavier for the victims and their families.  And with each news update there is a growing urgency to heal a world that would allow for such evil.  There will be a time for advocacy […]

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COMMUNITY READ

FUMCWP would like to invite everyone who worships with us to join us as we all read as a community, Earn, Save, Give: Wesley’s Simple Rules for Money by Rev. James A. Harnish. We will spend four weeks focusing our sermons and reading together, starting April 17-May 8. This is a short, but powerful book […]

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