Caring for the Flock

Greetings, JCUMC Family, This week hasn’t been the best week of quarantine for me. Many of you know that I have migraines from time to time and this was one of those weeks. While I am feeling much better, the weather isn’t cooperating for me to film my devotion this...

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The Power of a Prayer Shawl

By Elizabeth Lang Church Member We’ve all seen the lovely prayer shawls draped across the altar railing during worship, when the children lay their hands on them and they are blessed.  Some of us have received one at a time when we have needed extra prayers and comfort.   Others have...

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WHAT NOW? 5 Things to Do After General Conference

It’s been an exhausting week for the United Methodist Church. Many are hurt. Others are relieved. Some are confused. Countless are anxious. What now? Take a deep breath and do the following: Pray Do not stop praying for the church and those affected by the outcome of General Conference. God...

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Here We Grow!

By Miranda McLaren Church Member As you have probably noticed, we have a great problem on our hands: our children’s ministry is growing, particularly Sunday school and Children’s Church! One of the consequences of the increasing number of kids is that we need additional help with the check-in process. A...

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Greeters Make the First Impression

By Ellen Queen Church Member When you come to worship on Sunday mornings, who is the first person to greet you at the door?  Often, it’s a Greeter.  This important role in the church provides a warm and welcoming reception to members and guests and is a first impression to...

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