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San Vicente Trip Pictures

by Vanessa Crabtree

One member of the team, Katherine Peake that helped deliver our Christmas gifts to San Vicente put together this wonderful presentation of their trip! Check it out:

Fredericksburg UMC Foundation awards Grants

by Vanessa Crabtree

The Fredericksburg UMC Foundation is established to provide a means through which enduring charitable gifts will become a living memorial and a perpetual source of financial support to benefit the church and its programs.  It is the vehicle for receiving and managing gifts that look to the future and enhance the ability of the church […]

Lydia Patterson Institute

by Vanessa Crabtree

For over 100 years, United Methodists have responded to the need for a quality education for those Hispanic students that face tremendous challenges obtaining a quality education.  In 1913, Mrs. Lydia Patterson, a Methodist laywoman acting through the Women’s Missionary Society of her church, and noticing that young Hispanic boys in el barrio had no […]

Soldier Seeks Care Packages for Troops In Iraq

by Sharon Massey

Soldier Seeks Care Packages for Troops In Iraq The Wounded Warriors at Nebo, a local, non-profit, interdenominational ministry (not affiliated with the Wounded Warrior Project) has received a request for 200 care packages for troops currently serving in Iraq. An e-mail was sent to the ministry by Sgt. Beckett who is serving in the chaplaincy […]

A few thoughts from your pastor

by George Lumpkin

Dear Friends, Well, once again here I am composing a pastoral letter because of yet another horrible massacre of innocents by someone well armed with easily obtainable, incredibly lethal weapons and determined to kill as many as possible.  It is beyond belief and comprehension.  An elementary school in New England, a nightclub in Florida, a country […]

Fall Youth Retreat

by Joel Griffin

Are you (or do you know someone) in 6th through 12th grade? Want some time to be with friends, hang out, worship and learn about God, eat great food, play games, etc…? Come (and invite your friends) to our Fall Youth Retreat! The details:  Saturday November 11 at 9:00 am – through Sunday November 12 […]

Letter from the Pastor

by George Lumpkin

Dear Friends, By now I am sure you have all seen the news about the terrible, terrible, mass shooting in Las Vegas. Are not are hearts broken? Are we not in deep and profound grief over the slaughter of the innocents? Are not our souls in anguish for these poor families and friends, a broken […]

Ministry Doesn’t Take A Vacation: Stay Connected to Programs

by Don Doss

Hello Church! Happy Summer Vacation! For many of us, summer is a time to slow down, take a break from regular routines and regiments, travel and enjoy rest! This is an important part of the rhythm of life as God designed it, but as Christians, we know that God is with us in all ways […]

A Simpler Church: Simplifying our Administrative Structure

by Don Doss

A SIMPLER CHURCH  Over the past three years, the church has explored how we might simplify the church’s administrative committee structure. As our church has grown and become more complex (13 committees and 44 ministries), the challenge we continue to face is how to simplify an administrative pathway that sets direction, encourages creativity, establishes a […]