The Voice, July 27, 2020

Dear Friends,   This week I’ll be out of the virtual office on vacation. I’m grateful for our staff team that makes it possible for me to “vacate” and not have any worries. I just wanted to let you know in case you reach out to me that...

Blessed are the Peacemakers

 Jesus calls His followers to be peacemakers in a world that sometimes doesn’t feel very peaceful. How do we reflect the peace of God when there seems to be so much to disagree about?  “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Matthew 5:9...

How To Be Perfect

Jesus tells us to be perfect like his Father in heaven, but what does it really look like to attain Christian Perfection. Matthew 5:38-48 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Concerning Retaliation 38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for...

Suzanne Elaine Shaw Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship fund was established June 5, 1988 in memory of Suzanne Elaine Shaw. Begun at Epworth United Methodist Church, the scholarship was transferred to First United Methodist Clinton in 2010. Recipients of the scholarship must be students pursuing a degree...

The Voice, July 20, 2020

Dear Friends, One of the challenges this pandemic has brought to our world is the disruption of our normal ways of serving. This year we were unable to go on our regular international missions trips and have been limited to local opportunities to volunteer.  However,...