Please make sure to come to church on Sunday, June 19 for two really important reasons: it will be Pastor Joe Agne’s last worship service with us, and after worship, we’ll also have our end-of-year, all-church picnic! Come to say goodbye and good luck to Joe, and enjoy the picnic on our church patio with […]
With Love from Pat June 10, 2016 News, Requests, Reminders and Prayers … Last Sunday our Lay Leader Jon Kottke announced on behalf of our District Superintendent Skip Strickland that Joe (Rev. Joe Agne) will be appointed by Bishop Elaine Stanovsky as pastor of Cedaredge Community United Methodist Church of Cedaredge, Colorado, effective July 1, […]
May 10, 2016 Rev. Joe Agne, our Pastor for Family Life and Social Justice, is at the General Conference of the United Methodist Church in Portland, OR. Here is Joe’s first report from General Conference. The United Methodist General Conference 2016 starts officially tomorrow at 2:00 p.m in Portland, Oregon. Tonite, under a large tent […]
Our beloved Pastor of Family Life and Social Justice, Joe Agne, is celebrating a milestone this year: 50 years in ministry! We’ll celebrate this fantastic anniversary with Joe in a special 10:30 am worship service on Sunday, October 25, so please plan to be in worship that day! The theme is “Weaving the Threads,” so […]
Focus Scripture: When Jesus had received the wine, he said “It is finished.” Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.
Jesus says, “It is finished,” and then he dies. For some of us, life is finished long before we draw our last breath. The best explication of this comes from The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a sermon he delivered November 5, 1967, at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia:
Our Joe delivered the opening prayer at the Colorado House of Representatives last week and has shared it with us:
Holy One, the source of all religions, all peace and all justice, there are times when you communicate concretely with us about what it really means to be human. The life of Nelson Mandela is one of these times. When we think our happiness is totally unconnected to the society and world we live in, […]