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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We Are The Jesus

BY DEBORAH TODD Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence has always been a mission of the Methodist Church. So, three years ago when John F. Smith started calling folks to volunteer for the HYPE After School…

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The Spirit of FUMC beyond Baton Rouge

BY THE BOYD FAMILY, THE DESMOND FAMILY, THE SKIPPER FAMILY The community that we share at First United Methodist Church is something we are quite proud of. We asked several families who have recently moved…

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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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Learning to be Reverent: a look at the Kindergarten Sunday School Class

BY NANCY WILLIAMSON CADWALLADER How many times do we walk into the house of our Lord without thinking about why, where, and how we worship?  How do we learn to worship? Do we just know…

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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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