Putting Flesh On Jesus: My Trip to the Holy Land

BY LISA CREED My trip to the Holy Land broadened my understanding culturally, politically, and most of all spiritually.  The first three nights of the trip we slept in Bethlehem, and took day trips throughout Palestine…

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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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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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Follow A Family At First

Volunteers are everywhere at FUMC, don’t believe us? Follow a family as they visit the church for the first time, and see if you can keep track of how many volunteers they meet on a…

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Adult Discipleship Path

BY TODD BARLOW, CHAIR OF THE ADULT DISCIPLESHIP VISION TEAM Your path to a balanced, revitalized Christian life through learning, discerning and sharing. For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is…

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