I said to myself, “Let’s go for it—experiment with pleasure, have a good time!” But there was nothing to it, nothing but smoke. What do I think of the fun-filled life? Insane! Inane! My verdict on the pursuit of happiness? Who needs it? ( Ecclesiastes 2:1-3 The Message ) Happy New Year! It’s a new […]Read More..
A Better Year
2019 was the best year in human history. I gave you a chance to swallow hard and recover from the shock of that opening paragraph. I certainly had to as I considered the theme for this first column of the new year. It does seem to me, and to many of my cherished friends, that […]Read More..
JOYS AND CONCERNS – JANUARY 1
RECENT/UPCOMING SURGERIES/HOSPITALIZATIONS Jim Barton Earl Dedman Steve Hudnall Bill Moebius Sr. REHAB/EXTENDED CARE Bob Boldt Toy Jones Matthew Nelson Robbie Robinson Dee Thomas Walt Zulch BIRTHS None at this time DEATHS/UPCOMING SERVICES Paul Lineberry, Jan. 4, 11 AM/CUMC Chapel Mary Jo Deems, Jan. 6, 2 PM/CUMC SanctuaryRead More..
JOYS AND CONCERNS – DECEMBER 25
RECENT/UPCOMING SURGERIES/HOSPITALIZATIONS Jim Barton Judy Dillon Toy Jones Ned LaRowe Bill Moebius Sr. REHAB/EXTENDED CARE Andy Bauers Charlie Morina Matthew Nelson Robbie Robinson Dee Thomas Walt Zulch BIRTHS Elliott Alexander (Dec. 21) to parents Ben & Dannielle Chamness DEATHS Mary Jo Deems Troy Jestis (wife Heather; children Becca, Lee, and Drew; mother Carolyn) Jack Knetzger […]Read More..
SENIOR ADULTS – February 12
ALL ARE WELCOME!! Come join us for one or more of our upcoming events. Bring a friend or two with you.Let our driver do the driving while you sit back, relax and enjoy your day! There is a transportation cost for each event which will be kept as low as possible. FRIDAY FEBRUARY 21, HOLOCAUST […]Read More..
JOYS AND CONCERNS – DECEMBER 18
RECENT/UPCOMING SURGERIES/HOSPITALIZATIONS Jim Barton Liam Blake Bob Boldt Madison Coolidge Claire Homoky Troy Jestis Bill Moebius Jill Rolater REHAB/EXTENDED CARE Andy Bauers Charlie Morina Matthew Nelson Robbie Robinson Dee Thomas Walt Zulch DEATHS Judith Armstrong (husband Mark/daughter Catherine) Paul Lineberry (daughter Sharon)Read More..
When he was at the table with them, he took bread, gave thanks, broke it and began to give it to them. – Luke 24:30 Our Advent and Christmas sermon series at Table of Grace is called, I’ll Be Home, which captures the warm, idyllic nostalgia of being home at Christmas time. Of course, the […]Read More..
A Perfectly Romantic Moment
He expected a Hotel. He settled for a barn. He had dreamed of the perfect son. He settled for an illegitimate son. He had expected an illegitimate son. He got the Son of God. That pretty much sums up the story of Joseph as found in the first two chapters of Matthew and Luke. During […]Read More..
JOYS AND CONCERNS – DECEMBER 11
RECENT/UPCOMING SURGERIES/HOSPITALIZATIONS Liam Blake Troy Jestis NOW HOME Bob Boldt Lauren Latham Lonnie Morris Steve Standifer REHAB/EXTENDED CARE Andy Bauers Matthew Nelson Robbie Robinson Dee Thomas Walt Zulch Charlie Morina DEATHS Ted Denbow (wife Connie, sons Bryan & Kyle) Kim Hill’s aunt Mary Lynn Lewis Rita Ward’s sister Margaret Wiggam Catherine Zhu’s father Charles Gidden […]Read More..
People, Look East
Sunrises and sunsets in north Texas recently have been nothing short of spectacular. Many people assume that the prettiest sunsets are in the summer, but as a compulsive observer of the horizon, I can assure you that they arrive in the darkest parts of winter. Even if you are not a nature lover, you no […]Read More..