Special Offering Opportunity by Pastor Steve

WHAT IF….We have been given another idea that I believe is wonderful. In this coming month of December, we are going to have the children go around and collect in the baskets for those hurt by the forest fires. It is our intention to send any money to the United Methodist Conference because we know […]

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Essential Church Members by Greg Gwin

In every healthy congregation you will find certain people that comprise the essential “heart and soul” of the church. They are always present at the assemblies. They make it a point to never miss any of the services. If it is necessary to make changes, adjust schedules, suffer inconvenience or simply miss out on other […]

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“Do We Have A Christ-like Attitude?”

Written By: Roger Newberry – Member Godfrey First UMC   In Acts 16:25-34 Paul and Silas are in prison praying and praising God when there is an earthquake that is so strong that it shakes the foundations of the prison, opens the doors and loosens the chains of the prisoners. The earthquake seems to get […]

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“And Who Is My Neighbor?”

Written By: Arnie Saaf – Member Godfrey First UMC   Jesus was asked, “what is the greatest commandment?” He responded, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and all your strength, and your neighbor as yourself.” The followup question was,”And who […]

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Life Collectables: Family Stories

Written By: Rev Jim Wheeler - Member Godfrey First UMC Listening to my aging father share stories from his childhood and war years realized, I needed to write these down. These stories are collectibles for our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. These stories are who our parents were, and living memories of where they came [...] Continue Reading