Weekly Devotion 10-20-21

I know lots of parents of young adults who are worrying about their kids who don’t currently attend church.  I’m one of them. But here’s what I know.  God can use the habits we form with our children while they are growing up to call them back to the church.

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Weekly Devotion 10-6-21

Jesus wept. He wept for and with Mary and Martha. He wept for Lazarus who was buried in a tomb. When you think about it, His weeping makes little sense to us. In just a few minutes, Jesus would be raising Lazarus from the dead, and there would be great

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Weekly Devotion 9-22-21

Many years ago, I came pretty close to leaving Centreville United Methodist Church.    The reason?  I felt like an unwelcome outsider. Fast forward to today, and I am incredibly glad I didn’t leave.  I love CUMC.  I feel deeply connected to the church and the people that make up the

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Fall Book Club

The Book Club is back!  As the days start getting cooler, plan to curl up with a good book, and then meet and talk about it through the lens of your faith.  Pastor Marti will lead the discussion of October's book club selection.  In November, Margaret Welker will lead the

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Afghan Refugee Relief

If you, your family, your small group, ministry team, friend/neighborhood group, scout group, or sports team would like to help with Afghan refugee resettlement, here is an immediate opportunity to help.  You can create a  “Welcome Home Gift Box” to help welcome our new neighbors as they resettle in our

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Weekly Devotion 9-3-21

“Anne was always glad in the happiness of her friends; but it is sometimes a little lonely to be surrounded everywhere by happiness that is not your own.”  ( L.M. Montgomery, author of the book Anne of Green Gables) It’s true, isn’t it?  And nowhere do we see this more

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