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Happy Birthday/Independence Day, July 4th 2015

Emilee, Tobey, Brady

While July 4th is the day we celebrate our national independence from British rule it is also the day we celebrate (in the Branch and Bellow household) the birth of our grandson Brady Bellow. 189 more words

Wesley United Methodist Church

Love and Forgiveness in Jesus Christ at Mother Emmanuel AME Church

Sometimes I wonder if, as Christians, we really have a grasp on what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ. Then I hear the words of forgiveness from the relatives of the nine Christians that were slain in the Mother Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. 340 more words

Wesley United Methodist Church

Special Worship Events

We are coming to the end of the “Festival Season” of the church year.  With that there are a number of celebrations upcoming.  We invite you to participate in these events.  45 more words


Pastor's Ponderings, Wonderings, Wanderings

Martin Luther King, Jr., whose birthday we celebrated this week, spoke with some frequency during his years of ministry of putting on the “weapon of love.” Responding to those who resisted the emerging civil rights movement, King asserted, “We will counter your force with soul force, we will match your ability to hate with our ability to love.” And King reminded us that at the heart of Jesus’ life and message is the call to be peacemakers and reconcilers. 346 more words

Wesley United Methodist Church

New Bible Study Class

A vivid journey through God’s Word.

We are beginning a new short Bible Study class at MLLC.  The Bible’s Big Story – Our Story, with materials from… 658 more words


Why is December 25th Celebrated as the Birth of Christ?

Why is Christmas on December 25th?

It is a special day, and has been for many centuries.  The Church has some good reasons for choosing this date.  102 more words

Pastor's Ponderings

Wise Men

Do you remember the story of the Three Wise Men who came to visit Jesus. They were led by a shining star that did show them the way to Jesus. 324 more words