New Traditions

New Traditions

My 10th newsletter article for the year. My secretary encouraged me to write it and I’m thankful. If you don’t get the Fountain (our newsletter), enjoy!   We have a new group that meets at the church. I’ve announced it more than once already. I’ve asked you to be in prayer for the folks who attend it. It is a group that is very special to me and I’ve never met any of the people who attend, other than their fearless leader. It’s...

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Missing Worship, Sick Kid, and a Carpenter

Missing Worship, Sick Kid, and a Carpenter

I’m currently sitting on my couch in Lone Oak while a very capable carpenter bangs on a door frame literally over my shoulder. He’s fixing one of 5 doors in the house that need repair. Remember last week? Well, he’s here fixing all the doors that won’t close, all the knobs that won’t turn, and all the locks that aren’t appropriate for someone who’s the product of a house fire to have in her house. Aiden...

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The Fountain

The Fountain

Take a look at Fountain Avenue United Methodist Church. The Fountain is my current ministry setting. FA is a very diverse congregation in a ripe ministry field in the arts district of Paducah, KY (Memphis Annual Conference of the UMC). The church has a growing nursery and children’s ministry, a youth ministry, and several older adult’s ministries including a UMM (United Methodist Men) and UMW (United Methodist Women’s) group....

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