Guest blogger: Alex Johnson, age 10 Hi! My name is Alex Johnson. I’m ten years old, and I have been to Wesley Woods camp for the past two summers. I love going to church camp because of a lot of reasons: First, the food at camp is actually really … Continue reading I can’t wait to go back this summer!
Editor's Notes: On Sunday April 23, GUMchurch welcomed Rose Simmons from United Methodist Community House to share her work and the work of UMCH in honor of United Methodist Women Sunday. This is part of an ongoing effort to build a relationship between the people of GUMchurch and the people of UMCH. The GUMchurch community … Continue reading Building Relationship with Community House
Guest Blogger: Kayla Cole *This is the fourth in a series of posts on Lenten Prayer Practices. I am not a monk; I am a disciple, and a rather distracted one at that. But I do have an advantage over Jesus’ disciples: I’ve got stories of their failures and lapses of intelligence to make me … Continue reading Prayer: The Real Way
Guest Blogger: Kayla Cole *This is the third in a series of posts on Lenten Prayer Practices. So, I was finally making good progress cramming the next day’s bible study (never mind that it was probably my seventh time sitting down to do it that morning…) when my attention was completely arrested by a song. … Continue reading Prayer: The Composer’s Way
Guest Blogger: Kayla Cole *This is the second in a series of posts on Lenten Prayer Practices. I found the following in a Celtic worship resource: God is Breath, for the breath of the wind is shared by all, goes everywhere; nothing shuts it in, nothing holds it prisoner. -Maximus the Confessor, a seventh century … Continue reading Prayer: The Irish Way
Guest Blogger: Kayla Cole *This is the first of a series of posts on Lenten Prayer Practices. Let’s face it: In this day and age, committing to anything more than breathing for 40 solid days is pretty miraculous. Unless you’re a monk, maybe. Yeah, me neither. As I sit typing this, I realize that I’m … Continue reading Prayer: The Mystic’s Way
Guest Blogger: Shari Bechler Have you ever gone to your pantry, stared at its contents, and wondered, what could I possibly make for dinner with these ingredients? You are not alone—we have all been there! Now imagine that you have little money to purchase additional groceries. Not only do you have the dilemma of what … Continue reading What’s for dinner?