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

by Tricia Small

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 Tricia Small

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 […]

Holy Week 2017 at Fredericksburg UMC

by Tricia Small

Holy Week begins on April 9th with our annual Palm in the Platz Celebration at 11 a.m. at Marktplatz (126 W. Main) in downtown Fredericksburg! Stick around after worship (beginning at 11 a.m.) for a fellowship meal and children’s Easter Egg hunt. We will continue preparing our hearts for Easter with a Maundy Thursday communion […]

Christmas Worship at Fredericksburg UMC

by Tricia Small

Home is a place that we all long for, where we feel comfortable and warm and know we belong. Let us be that place for you this Christmas season – make this place your home! We begin our Christmas celebration with “Come Home to Christmas,” a musical presented by our Chancel Choir, a 10-piece orchestra, […]

From the Pastor’s Desk: Responding to the Tragedy in Orlando

by Tricia Small

From The Pastor’s Desk June 14, 2016 (This is a slightly edited copy of what I posted on Facebook Sunday. It represents merely my own opinion, of course, but I share it in the hopes that perhaps it may be helpful to some of you. That is my prayer.) Dear Friends, It goes without saying […]

Belize Mission 2016: How you can get Involved

by Tricia Small

Hello Friends! There are many ways to be a missionary and represent the love of God in the world, and it doesn’t have to involve actually getting on a plane and going to a foreign country! Your prayers and support for those making the trip to Belize in a few short weeks are just as […]

Miles For Mission Results Are In

by Tricia Small

Results are in from our Miles for Mission riders this past Saturday! If you made a pledge, please complete it as soon as possible so we can tally the total and see how much we raised for our Belize Mission Trip. Bring a check by the office, or put it in the collection plate on […]

First You Dream….Financial Planning Program

by Tricia Small

Offered by FUMC Foundation Committee First You Dream, A Financial Management Program First Comes the Dream Then Comes The Analysis, The Plan and The Action  A personal learning experience.  Looking for a way to serve?  Learn how to easily lead First You Dream workshops. In the First You Dream Financial Workbook, we are reminded by […]

Christmas Eve Celebration Fit for a King

by Tricia Small

We hope you will join us for one of our three Christmas Eve Worship services at 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m At 3 p.m., Sid will lead a worship service catered to children and families featuring a Christmas message by our brand new puppet ministry and Dr. Seuss communion liturgy. George will deliver the […]