From the Inside Out: My Journey with a Spiritual Director

BY MELISSA SAVARIO It is hard to find words to describe the wonderful experiences I’ve had and continue to have because of the guidance I have received through the Ministry of Spiritual Formation at FUMC….

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Out of Debt, Into Generosity

BY CHRIS KING We were your typical American couple with a family and aspirations of living life to the fullest. Our quest to achieve the goals we had set for our family and ourselves was our…

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Spiritual Growth and Care Through Small Groups

BY JUDY BUNCH At the end of January, I was gravely ill with heart issues and pneumonia and had to be hospitalized.  I had no idea that my Seekers Sunday School class had mobilized on…

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Abstinence and Prayer

BY STUART GILLY Abstinence: ab·sti·nence noun. the fact or practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something. It is no secret that we live in a world that is moving at the speed of light. If…

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The Way of the Cross

  BY BOB LEITNER The Stations of the Cross have been transformational for me over the past few years—one story evolves into another story and then into a third, weaving people and places together. Let’s…

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Cotton Patch Rebel

Rev. Ann Trousdale will be signing books and reading selections from her book Cotton Patch Rebel on November 8th in Ory Parish Hall About The Author In many ways, Rev. Ann’s life has been a preparation…

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