May 2019 Madras Messenger!!

Our May 2019 Newsletter is here and ready for you!  Just click on the link below to see what is new here at Madras United Methodist Church.  If you have any questions please feel free to give us a call at 541-475-2150.  Hope you enjoy our Madras Messenger!! May 2019 Messenger

4/10/19, Weekly Note From the Preacher Woman

Beloved: I was a pastor’s wife for many years. Back then, there were certain expectations for pastor’s wives. Number one: you always stood by your man after church. Number two: you taught Sunday School. Number three: you sang in the choir, or, even better, played the piano and directed the choir. Number four: entertained peopleContinue reading “4/10/19, Weekly Note From the Preacher Woman”

2/21/19, Weekly Note From the Preacher Woman

Beloved: The “big” girl rode her bicycle in circles in the parking lot of their apartment building. Two “little” girls watching in admiration. The older girl was all of six, but earned the admiration of the littles by the simple mathematics of childhood– she was in school and could ride a bike without training wheels.Continue reading “2/21/19, Weekly Note From the Preacher Woman”

12/20/18, Weekly Note From the Preacher Woman

O, Holy Night The last of the Christmas Eve crowd headed down the front steps of the church. Snow was beginning to fall.  I hoped it would be the “decorative” kind—the kind that looks pretty, but that doesn’t get in the way of those who have to be out in it. A little cosmetic snowContinue reading “12/20/18, Weekly Note From the Preacher Woman”

12/13/18, Weekly Note From the Preacher Woman

Christmas Stories Tucked away in the corner of my Christmas decorations’ tub, is a small white cardboard box. Most of my decorative Christmas items have come and gone over the years, but the contents of this box have made every move with me since my sons were small.  I never let anyone else pack them,Continue reading “12/13/18, Weekly Note From the Preacher Woman”