A Year in Review

A Year in Review

Because I’ve thought lately to put my current newsletter article on my blog….   By the time this newsletter ‘hits the press’ and you receive it, I will have been at Fountain Avenue as your pastor for a year. It’s hard for me to believe that I just typed those words. It seems like only yesterday that I was taping the boxes shut and saying, “goodbye,” to my church and house in Ridgely TN. Those were tough goodbyes. There are a...

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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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