Find Your Voice

Written by Janet Schilling In the article below Janet Schilling honestly and bravely writes about her experience as a parent of a child struggling with addiction. Included in her story are entries from a journal…

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Saying “Yes”- From Reluctant to Rejoicing: My Adventures in Youth Ministry

I  joined FUMC when I was in college, which was twenty years ago. I spent my first few years as a member by attending church most Sundays and occasionally dipping my toe into one-time events…

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Why I Serve: We Are The Church

“WE are the church, and to me finding ways to serve others is what God really calls us to do.” United Methodist Women (UMW) is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000…

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Why I Serve: Knowing Someone Cares

“I kept thinking they need to know that someone cares.” United Methodist Women (UMW) is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and…

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Becoming Whole Again

BY LINDSAY VEILLON In January of this year, I was lost. I felt very confused about where my life was headed – felt empty and purposeless. The church that I grew up in flooded back…

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Why I Serve: Broadened, Strengthened, & Invigorated

“There is nothing in my life more rewarding than helping people in need with the basics of a stable existence.” United Methodist Women (UMW) is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000…

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