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Devotion from Pastor Craig (Sept. 7)

Show Notes: As I mentioned in the devotional here is the link to the latest Inua annual report as a case study of process towards empowerment. “Poverty alleviation is a process in which people, both the materially poor and non-poor, move closer to living in right relationship with God, self, others, and the rest of creation.” – […]

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Devotion from Pastor Rachel (Sept. 3)

We recently bought a water table for the kids. We had noticed that while Emmaline loves creating tea parties, Charlie really just likes pouring the water and making a mess. Maybe that is a boy and girl thing, or maybe it is a 4-year-old and 2-year-old thing, or maybe it is just us. But we […]

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New Member Class Testimonial from Jennifer Richardson

Are you interested in becoming a member? We would love to invite you to our next new member class this October via Zoom! FUMCWP is our ‘home away from home’. That’s what comes to mind when I think about our decision to become church members. Neither my husband nor I grew up around here, and […]

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Devotion from Pastor Craig (Aug. 31)

Upcoming training event will be offered once we are able to gather in person again, be on the look out. The two books that I referenced and submit as the definitive tomes on the best-practices of church missions work are When Helping Hurts (Corbett/Fikkert) and Toxic Charity (Lupton). I know many of you have read one or both of […]

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Devotion from Pastor Rachel (Aug. 27)

“I once was lost, but now I am found.” I love this hymn, and lately, I have been reminded over and over again about lostness. Our daughter Emmaline has a doll named Jo-Jo that she takes everywhere (except into her classroom) and she loves that doll, but man, oh man does she leave it EVERYWHERE. […]

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