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Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Dear Weddington Congregation,   As you are aware, parts of Texas and Louisiana have been hit by devastation from Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey.  The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) works to assist communities in basic needs and recovery during a crisis.  Because administrative cost are covered through the denomination, 100% of all funds sent through … Continued

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Monthly Reflections – The Church in Prayer for the State

July 4 is a national holiday.  It marks the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 by delegates from the 13 colonies. Many see the 4th of July as the birthday of the United States of America. There will be picnics, parades, and fireworks.   For some in church … Continued

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Monthly Reflections – The Gospel on Five Fingers

I have shared with you that I have been spending some time in the writings and journey of Mother Teresa, now Saint Teresa of Calcutta.  Her passion for the poor, the unwanted, the unloved, and the uncared for was amazing and humbling.   One of the lessons she would teach those in the Missionaries of Charity was … Continued

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Monthly Reflections – Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day    Mother’s Day is a special day.  Each year we pause to think about our mothers and those who have shaped our lives.  We give thanks to God and share memories as we think about our mothers who have gone before us.  We give thanks to God and reach out in love to … Continued

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Monthly Reflections – Holy Week

Holy Week   Holy Week is a vital week in the Christian Faith.  It is deemed as Holy Week because this is the week when God demonstrates how incredible God’s sacrificial love is for us.  Many will be traveling due to Spring Break.  I encourage you to spend some time with your families to reflect on … Continued

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Monthly Reflections – The Season of Lent

The Season of Lent   On Wednesday, March 1, we will have an Ash Wednesday service at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary at the Weddington campus. Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the season of Lent. Lent is a forty-day period, not counting Sundays, before Easter.   The season of Lent is a time of … Continued

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Monthly Reflections – Pruning

Pruning    The other day I pulled into my driveway and realized it is about time to prune my crape myrtles.  When we built our home, we lined the side of our drive with crape myrtles. We love the colors when they bloom.   I get a little nervous when I prune them.  It is … Continued

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Child-Parent Relationship Training

Child-Parent Relationship Training   For parents of children ages 3-9: Do you feel frustrated in your relationship with your child? Do you find that you repeat yourself with no results? Would you like to learn skills that enhance parent-child interactions? Learn effective responses to your child’s behavior and emotional needs.  Regain control as a parent … Continued

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Building Brothers 2017

Building Brothers 2017   Each year a group of around 24 men from our church travel to John’s Island, South Carolina to work with the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity for four days. While there, the men work on homes and form relationships. Come one, come all as we build relationships and Habitat for … Continued

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