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A Border Experience

May 5, 2022

by Martha Lambie and Janie Reynolds  It’s hard to describe the impact of a border encounter, whether it’s your first trip or one of many. The experience is personal and impactful. With that said, it was a privilege to travel to El Paso last week to put a face on immigration, to hear the stories, and learn…


Ukraine Relief Fund

March 2, 2022

Support Ukrainian refugees through United Methodist Church connection: In addition to our prayerful support, our United Methodist Church family in Poland has an immediate need to support more than 300,000 women and children Ukrainian refugees. This number will continue to rise as the crisis unfolds. Your gifts to the Disaster Relief fund will provide food,…


Youth Waffles and Welcome to Mary Helen

January 12, 2021

Join us Sunday, January 31st to have Holy City Waffles (waffle bar with yummy toppings) and welcome Mary Helen Higgs as our Assistant Director of Youth Ministries. Middle School 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 pm, High School 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. We will eat, play games and get to know Mary Helen more. Sign up…


Lemonade On The Lawn

July 19, 2019

Join us on the Queens Road lawn from 10:30 am-12:30 p.m. for lemonade, cookies, and fellowship. Each week, a different ministry at our church will be hosting this event. Lemonade on the Lawn will happen each Sunday through August 25, so don’t miss your chance to enjoy this great summer opportunity! We look forward to…


Brazil 2018

July 31, 2018

In July, a mission te am of 13 from our church joined with a te am of 22 Brazilians to serve, worship and work at the he Instituto Metodista Carlota Pereira Louro, a Methodist-run nursing facility in Três Rios, outside of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Updates from the Holy Land

May 19, 2017

Dr. Howell and Rev. Parker Haynes are leading a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Here, Parker shares updates from the trip.DAY 1 After several delays and a long plane ride, we have arrived in Israel. Day One begins in Caesarea Maritima, where Herod the Great built an opulent palace, Peter visited Cornelius in Acts 10,…


Grief and great loss in the season of joy

December 13, 2016

Grief and Great Loss in the Season of Joy This article originally appeared in The Charlotte Observer By J ames C. HowellThe hurting wonder: “Don’t they know what has happened to me?”  But God is there, beside us, beneath us, around us, within us.  That is what Christmas is about.In “Tuesdays with Morrie,” Mitch Albom…


A Christmas Reflection

December 7, 2016

A Reflection from the Christmas Concerts Written by Craig Fisher Photos by Lisa Howell I felt compelled to write down some of my observations that I witnessed at the day of Sunday, December 4th during the Christmas concerts.  I don’t have the elegance with words and thought to speak off the top of my head,…


Best Practices for Parents

November 16, 2016

God, Church, Parents & amp; Children: The Gold Standard Best Practices for Parents, from Dr. HowellDownload a printable version.