Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Blog

During the season of Lent, we will be focusing on God’s engagement with us through relationship. We often use “re” words to talk about God’s work in our lives.  God works in our lives, and in the lives of all of God’s people, to help us remember who we and whose we are, renew our relationships, reclaim our…

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Pastor’s Blog You have heard that it was said, “You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.” But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on…

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Pastor’s Blog Rev. Todd Watson

“You are the salt of the earth….” “You are the light of the world….” “Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets….” Matthew 5:13-20             Salt.  All of creation needs it to survive.  Though humans often get too much in our diets, if we don’t have enough, we die. …

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Thank You!

THANK YOU! Thank you, Main Street United Methodist Church for your faithfulness in stewardship and giving in 2016. We met the church budget and had a little left over! Your investment in mission and ministry is growing us. God has blessed us, and I thank God for all of YOU. YOU are the church! —Rev.…

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Pastor’s blog Rev. Aislinn Kopp COMBINED WORSHIP @ 10:00 AM Christmas Day!

Worship with us this Sunday at 10 am! We will have a worship service of lessons and carols followed by our Christmas Day Dinner. There is no better place to celebrate Christ’s coming into the world than in the community of faith, and that is exactly what we will do this Christmas Day.  Not only…

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Pastor’s blog Rev. Todd Watson

Sacrifice, we understand its necessity, but usually only appreciate it in hindsight.  The willingness to desire power, prestige, wealth, and honor is a natural desire, but sometimes we forget that greater things can be accomplished in the long term, if sacrifices are made in the short term. Our Christmas story, though dressed it up in…

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We read in Jeremiah 31:33-34, “But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. (34) No longer…

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Pastor’s Blog Rev. Todd Watson

Pastor’s Blog  Rev. Todd Watson Life brings desolation. Maybe we don’t literally live in a desert, or maybe we have not become homeless and bereft of material possessions, but desolation comes anyway. No human being comes through life without significant loss. No human being lives this life without finding themselves “backed against a wall.” Death,…

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Pastor’s Blog Rev. Todd Watson

Pastor’s Blog  Rev. Todd Watson Save the Date Consecration Sunday November 15th 10:00 a.m. Combined Worship in the Sanctuary & Luncheon at Southern Oaks   When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”  Mark 10:47 There are all kinds of blindness.…

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Pastor’s Blog Rev. Aislinn Kopp

Pastor’s Blog  Rev. Aislinn Kopp During our staff retreat on Tuesday, we agreed that worship at Main Street is an authentic expression of who we are as a church. No matter the service that we attend, we find our place there-in the way that we worship God and in community with the people of God.…

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