Posts from February 2024

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To Those at Rest on Park Benches

February 28, 2024A Note from Pastor April & Cole Arthur Riley Dearly Beloved, On a week when there might have been (just for a February moment) some space to take in the beauty around us outside, I invite you to consider how your Lenten practices might bring you not only in connection with God and yourself, but also with that life-giving power of wonder and awe.  As we finish up Black History Month, I leave you with this beautiful letter…
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The Intrepid Divas

February 21, 2024A Note from Di Huey Dear Friends, Some years ago, a group of women — some, long time acquaintances, and some newly met — gathered in a meeting room off the kitchen in the Warehouse 839 building. Their purpose? To form a small share group using the Wesley model. We were called to be responsible for each other, to hold each other accountable, and to lift each other up on those days when we could not stand alone…

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

February 14, 2024A Note from Pastor Jon Dear Friends, It’s the most wonderful time of the year… One of my favorite songs of the Christmas season is the Andy Williams’s classic, “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year.” I just love that song, and I get all kinds of giddy when I hear the opening notes on the radio. That song took on a different meaning for me in college as I was about to begin my sophomore year…
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Order Easter Flowers

If you would like to place a flower in either of our worship spaces for Easter, to honor or remember a loved one and help us beautify the space, please fill out the order form below. Please carefully type the name(s) of the person/people you’re honoring exactly as you would like the name(s) to appear in print. Payment Lilies are $10 eachTulips are $8 eachHyacinth are $8 each You may drop off a check to church during office hours or…
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109th Year of Camp!

February 7, 2024A Note from April Andrick Dear Friends, This July will be the 109th year of Lakeside Institute camp — 109 years of a camp dedicated to the faith journeys of youth & young adults! Thinking about the number of teenagers, adults, and families that have been impacted by camp over that number of years leaves me in awe. Did you know that the youth group here at HUMC has been sending youth to Lakeside for more than twenty…