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Women’s Sunday

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What do you notice when you enter a church? Do you see a welcoming atmosphere with people smiling and giving warm hugs? That’s how I felt when I first visited…

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Koinonia: Welcoming

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Welcome! Bienvenue! ¡Bienvenido! Willkommen! Välkommen! Witaj! When you travel through an International Airport, you’ll usually find a sign or announcement that welcomes travelers in many different languages. You might not…

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Koinonia: Welcoming

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If you look at the data within a 10 mile radius of our church, the most important things that people look for when they look for a new church are…

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Koinonia

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Do you remember the old Quiznos commercials? Their slogan was, “funny name, serious sandwich.” A pretty clever slogan to get you to remember their name. The owner, Jimmy Lambatos, invented…

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Finding Purpose in 2024

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Ikigai  There is a Japanese concept known at Ikigai which means “reason for being.” The French call this “raison d’etre” or the reason or meaning for someone’s existence.  There’s not…

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Joy, Christmas, music

From Lynda McLean for 12/11

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The Joy and Peace of Christmas I was asked to write a favourite Christmas memory and so many Christmases flooded in. A mixture or good and happy ones and sad…

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Favorite Christmas Memory

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Mary and the Three Kings Two of the most iconic Christmas images, Mary and the Three Kings, collided during the 1992 Christmas cantata at Mt. View United Methodist Church where…

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Light, Christmas

From Betty Crane

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CHRISTMAS MEMORIES It is said, “Family love grows warmer at Christmas.” I was in awe of my dad. But, every Christmas justmy dad and I would head out to pick…

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Trusting in God

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Sometimes we need reminders that there is something in the universe we can trust. Because the list of things we can’t trust seems to be growing: When it comes down…

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Youth Sunday

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This Sunday is youth Sunday. It is one of my favorite Sundays because I get the privilege to showcase our amazing youth. I absolutely love working with these “Gen Z”…

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All Saints Day

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All Saints Day is an opportunity to give thanks for those who have gone before us in the faith. It is a time to celebrate our history and tradition. We are…

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#HolyMischief

#HolyMischief Week 3

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Change can be scary, but it can also be incredibly invigorating. At Trinity UMC, we pride ourselves on being a loving community that supports each other through thick and thin.…

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