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God’s Call

In John 20, we read the story of Mary Magdalene, who went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance to the tomb where Jesus had been laid. After she spoke with the angels who sat in the tomb, She turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she […]

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SENIOR ADULT UPCOMING ACTIVITIES – APRIL 24

Come join us for one or more of our upcoming events.  Let our driver do the driving while you sit back, relax and enjoy your day! The transportation cost will depend upon the number of people attending.  It will be kept as low as possible. SUNDAY, MAY 19, RICHARDSON THEATRE CENTRE, “Daddy’s Dyin….Who’s Got the […]

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JOYS AND CONCERNS – APRIL 24

FOR CONFIDENTIALITY, SOME NAMES MAY NOT BE LISTED HERE.  PLEASE KEEP THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS AND OTHERS IN YOUR PRAYERS. BIRTHS None at this time RECENT HOSPITALIZATIONS / SURGERIES Russ LeClaire Linda Gulick Priscilla Douthit REHAB Robbie Robinson Dee Thomas Gwen Jenkins JR Hinkle Linda Jenkins DEATHS Ginger Phillips’ brother Ronnie Thomson’s cousin UPCOMING SERVICES Memorial […]

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Easter

It was Monday of Holy Week in 1974. I was a twenty-five-year-old associate and youth pastor at First United Methodist Church in Sherman, Texas. My phone rang early in the morning, and my Sr. Pastor, Dr. Earl Hoggard, told me his mother had passed away and that he was going to Oklahoma for her funeral. […]

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SENIOR ADULTS UPCOMING EVENTS – APRIL 17

Come join us for one or more of our upcoming events.  Let our driver do the driving while you sit back, relax and enjoy your day! The transportation cost will depend upon the number of people attending.  It will be kept as low as possible. SUNDAY, MAY 19, RICHARDSON THEATRE CENTRE, “Daddy’s Dyin….Who’s Got the […]

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JOYS AND CONCERNS – APRIL 17

FOR CONFIDENTIALITY, SOME NAMES MAY NOT BE LISTED HERE.  PLEASE KEEP THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS AND OTHERS IN YOUR PRAYERS. BIRTHS None at this time RECENT HOSPITALIZATIONS / SURGERIES Russ LeClaire Jim Rammage Linda Gulick Carol Bush Joan Kolarik Jim Augustine JR Hinkle Euneva Taylor Ann Shipman REHAB Robbie Robinson Dee Thomas DEATHS Yvette Najarro’s sister […]

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I’m Children Too

A few weeks ago I visited a member of our church in a residential memory care unit. He was having lunch at one of the tables, so I pulled up a chair and we had a reasonably coherent conversation about the events of the day. At one point, an older gentleman sitting opposite me joined […]

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SENIOR ADULTS UPCOMING EVENTS – APRIL 10

Come join us for one or more of our upcoming events.  Let our driver do the driving while you sit back, relax and enjoy your day! The transportation cost will depend upon the number of people attending.  It will be kept as low as possible. FRIDAY, APRIL 12, DALLAS ARBORETUM.  Leave the church at 9:00 […]

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JOYS AND CONCERNS – APRIL 10

FOR CONFIDENTIALITY, SOME NAMES MAY NOT BE LISTED HERE.  PLEASE KEEP THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS AND OTHERS IN YOUR PRAYERS. BIRTHS None at this time RECENT HOSPITALIZATIONS / SURGERIES Russ LeClaire Jim Rammage Linda Gulick Sally LaRowe REHAB Robbie Robinson JR Hinkle Dee Thomas DEATHS Church member John Hay Jim and Jeanette Gant’s granddaughter Kirsten Houtz’s […]

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The World Turned Green

Over the past seven days something utterly predictable, and yet nothing less than miraculous, has taken place. The world has turned green. Almost over night the pastures north of Dallas have transformed from dormant stubble into lush green grass, much of it what I call winter grass. But the coastal Bermuda is there, starting to […]

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