Have I Told You About…?

Last Monday night, we had our bi-monthly Church Council meeting. It was the first one of the New Year, so we did a little bit of reflecting on the last year. We talked about the sort of things you always talk about in these meetings: the budget, attendance, membership, staff...

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Saying, “I Love You!”

This week I have stepped away from my regular responsibilities at the Church and settled into a remote log cabin in the mountains to do some sermon planning. I try to do this sort of thing a couple of times each year. It helps to set the worship agenda for...

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Exciting News!

I have some exciting news to share with you. After nearly a year of planning and execution, the DUMC Communications Team launched a brand new website with a different and more dynamic look. The new website is driven by three key objectives: a) Clearly communicate the worship, missions and congregational...

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February 2019

As many of you know, next month The United Methodist Church will have a special called session of the General Conference to take up the issue of human sexuality. In the last three years a great deal of study has been conducted and at least three recommendations have been made...

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Living Joyously!

When the angel appeared to the Shepherds while they were out in the fields keeping watch over their flocks, the angel announced, “Don’t be afraid!  Look!  I bring good news to you – wonderful, joyous news for all people.”  (Luke 2:10 CEB). The promise that accompanied the coming of Christ...

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What a Joy!

This is the last Reflections article of this year, so I suppose it is only natural I find myself looking back not just on the last week or two, but on the whole year. You may recall we started the year having just come through a very successful capital campaign...

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