Newsletters

July-August 2019 Newsletter

  • Pastor Josh challenged us in two ways - one, to continue to serve and reach into our community with the light and love of Christ Jesus. Second, to provide comfort to those whose loved one has passed on to new life in course of the year so far. There have been several holy ones who have gone on before us, and we must not forget the ones they have left behind.

 

May-June 2019 Newsletter

  • During the seven Sundays of Easter, and in preparation for Pentecost, Pastor Josh reminds us that life came from death and encourages each of us to reflect on the meaning of Pentecost. Are you ready for your Pentecost?


March-April 2019 Newsletter

  • During the season of Lent, Pastor Josh called us to reflect on the words family, unity, reconciliation, and sacrificial love. 


January-February 2019 Newsletter

  • Pastor Josh dedicated his message in this issue to encourage us to reignite our faith in making disciples by getting involved in a ministry or creating a new one to reach souls that have not been reached before. Our god is a moving, communicating God, and we need to have fresh eyes and ears to hear when God is so we may step into His activity.


November-December 2018 Newsletter

  • In this issue, Pastor Josh reflects on his thankfulness for all the community outreach done through local mission opportunities. Kristen recapped the youth study on how we are like sheep and go astray until the Shepherd finds us and brings us home.


    September-October 2018 Newsletter

    • In this issue, Pastor Josh discusses the schism currently present in the church and in ourselves, and offers insight on how to answer questions regarding our identity as Methodists.


    July-August 2018 Newsletter

    • In this issue, Pastor Josh explores why God brings change to us and how coffee can play an important part in furthering the kingdom of God.


    May-June 2018 Newsletter

    • In this issue: Pastor Josh discusses the need for the church to stand in unity and the Teens share their experiences after the recent Converge event. New Design!


    March-April 2018 Newsletter

    • In this issue: Pastor Josh shares with us a period of reflection in light of Lent in the Pastor's Corner and the ministry spotlight shines light on the Holy Spirit-driven transformational groups.


    January-February 2018 Newsletter

    • In this issue: An optimistic forecast for the coming year in the Pastor's Corner, Communion Distribution spotlight, "Up Close" with Tammy Coil.


    November-December 2017 Newsletter

    • In this issue: A challenge for transformation in the Pastor's Corner, Summer Lunch & Community Samaritan's spotlight, a challenge for serving from the LMI/vision team, and fostering a culture of celebration.


    September-October 2017 Newsletter

    • In this issue: Pastor Josh's first address to the congregation, a spotlight on the worship team, a call to serve, and a summer update from the LMI/vision team.


    May-June 2017 Newsletter

    • In this issue: Preparing for Transition in the Pastor's Corner, "Up Close" with Shirley Daley, Lay Mobilization Institute Vision, Summer Lunch 2017, Emmaus, Promise Patrol 2017.


    March-April 2017 Newsletter

    • In this issue: The Church as a Beacon of Hope in the Pastor's Corner, Farewell and Next Steps with Abby Feltz, Moeller Estate Update, "Up Close" with Linda Bienert, Lent 2017.


    January-February 2017 Newsletter

    • In this issue: Commissioned by Christ in the Pastor's Corner, 2017 Faith-Based Financial Plan, SPLASH Week at Spencerville Schools, 2017 Church Officers. 


    November-December 2016 Newsletter

    • In this issue: Learning to Embrace Change in the Pastor's Corner, Community Samaritan Food Pantry, "Up Close" with Debbie Salyers, Acts 2 Community Sunday Results.


    September-October 2016 Newsletter

    • In this issue: 8 Easy Ways to be Missional in the Pastor's Corner, Community Groups, "Up Close" with Toni Finke, Acts 2 Community Sunday, Summer Lunch 2016 Recap.


    July-August 2016 Newsletter

    • In this issue: Faith Sharing in the Pastor's Corner, "Up Close" with Leslie Gootee, Annual, Jurisdictional, and General Conference Reports, VBS 2016, Celebration of Baptisms and Confirmations.


    May-June 2016 Newsletter

    • In this issue: Learning to Pray in the Pastor's Corner, "Up Close" with Abby Yeazel, 6 Apps to Help with Spiritual Growth, VBS 2016, Endowment Fund, Summer Lunch 2016.


    March-April 2016 Newsletter

    • In this issue: An Easter Call to Discipleship, "Up Close" with Taime Scheithauer, Community Samaritans Food Pantry, Christmas Missions Offering Update, Talent Show Results & Pictures


    January-February 2016 Newsletter

    • In this issue: Audacious Faith in the Pastor's Corner, "Up Close" with Lee Schnelle, 2016 Faith-Based Financial Plan, Mission Trip Report, 2016 Church Officers


    November-December 2015 Newsletter

    • In this issue: God-Sized Goals in the Pastor's Corner, Consecration Sunday 2015, Contingency Fund, "Up Close" with Bill Stratton, Welcome Lori!


    September-October 2015 Newsletter

    • In this issue: The Power of Vision in the Pastor's Corner, Endowment Expansion, Consecration Sunday 2015, "Up Close" with Lori Mohrman, Scavenger Hunt, VBS Recap.


    July-August 2015 Newsletter

    • In this issue: A Call to Make Disciples in the Pastor's Corner, Community Connections, VBS 2015, "Up Close" with Leanna Hirn, Congrats 2015 Graduates, Annual Conference Report, Welcoming New Members.


    May-June 2015 Newsletter

    • In this issue: Faith Sharing in the Pastor's Corner, Summer Lunch, VBS 2015, Welcome Staff, Family Movie Night, Endowment Fund.


    March-April 2015 Newsletter

    • In this issue: A Lenten Call to Sacrifice in the Pastor's Corner, "Up Close" with Heather Martinez, Director of Community Education and Small Groups, Jeanne Schnelle Retirement, Endowment Fund.


    January-February 2015 Newsletter

    • In this issue: An Outward Focus in the Pastor's Corner, 2015 Faith-Based Financial Plan, Celebrate Recovery, Financial Peace University, Foundations of Faith, Family Game Night, "Up Close" with Jerone McQueen, 2015 Church Officers.