Author Archive: micah

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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Family Serve Day

We had a great Family Serve Day on Saturday at Warren Willis Camp – 24 members sealed wooden benches, installed new bench supports, cleared landscape at the high ropes course and gleaned citrus from the grove!  After all that hard work we enjoyed a picnic lunch together and roasted marshmallows & had yummy smores for […]

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GIRL POWER 2 CURE

DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY PROMISELAND WILL BE CELEBRATING CARLY SPRINGHART’S GIRL POWER 2 CURE MISSION. Carly’s sister, Brooklyn, has Rett Syndrome. Her mission is to grow hope for girls with Rett Syndrome by raising awareness of the disease and by raising money to go to Rett Syndrome research. The Forum Class donated $200 of […]

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