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A New Path, New Adventures

Sisters and brothers in Christ, We are in the season of Lent, a time of spiritual renewal and asking questions; a time of letting go and of turning towards God.  It is in this time that I find myself in … Continue reading

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Madras Messenger, Spring 2017 Edition!!

The 2017 Spring Edition of the Madras Messenger is here!!  Just click the link to check it out and catch up on all the news from Madras United Methodist Church!! Messenger Spring 2017

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Pastor’s Message, August 2016

What’s in a Word? Vacation or Holiday? When I’ve talked with English speakers from other countries, I’ve often had a laugh when I realize we are sometimes not speaking the same language.  Take for example the word biscuit, which are … Continue reading

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Words from the Pastor: July 2016

I’ve got a story to tell you this month. On the one hand, it’s a story about office equipment, but on the other hand, it’s a story about God, love, generosity, and service. A few weeks ago, Chris (the Office … Continue reading

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Words from Our Pastor May 2016

General Conference 2016 and You From May 10th to 20th there will be a whole lot of Methodism happening in Portland.  United Methodism is organized such that we have a meeting every four years of the global church called General … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Word, March 2016

Sisters and Brothers in Christ, There is a ninth century prayer that laments, “In the midst of life, we are in death; from whom can we seek help?”, to which the reply can be made from Psalm 124:8 “Our help … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Word, February 2016

The Work of Lent Hurray for signs of spring! At least in this part of Cascadia District, the rain seems gentler and the sunbreaks longer. Though it’s truly mud season in the yard, it’s lovely to see the color rising … Continue reading

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