Archive for April, 2016

Church-wide Thank You! – May 2016

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Good news! He is finally here! Kason James was born April 13th at 6:40pm weighing 8 pounds 14 ounces and all is well! He is such a wonderful baby! The only time he fusses is when he is hungry or being changed. Hopefully he stays that way!! Now that we are getting into a routine […]

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Mission Moment – May 2016

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

THROUGH MINISTRIES WITH THE POOR, RECEIVERS BECOME GIVERS By Barbara Dunlap-Berg  : Submitted By Norma Johnson                                                                                                                           January—February 2016 United Methodist Interpreter Magazine Cass Community United Methodist Church (founded in 1881) is in a changing community, explains the Rev. Faith Fowler, who has served the congregation more than 20 years. First, it was home to Detroit’s well-to-do-families. […]

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Questions and Answers – May 2016

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

  Q: Why do United Methodists call this sharing of bread and cup by different names, such as Lord’s supper, Holy Communion, and Eucharist? A: Each of these names is taken from the New Testament and highlights certain facets of this sacrament’s many meanings.  Calling it the Lord’s Supper reminds us that it is a […]

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From the Pastor’s Desk – May 2016

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

The other day, I tuned into the YouTube website and found Susan Boyle singing.  So I checked further and found the time she was on the program where the judges by the expressions on their faces, were skeptical. It was an outstanding performance and great entertainment, especially since the judges had dismissed her on looks beforehand. […]

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Lay Leader Lines – May 2016

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Q: Recently I came to church expecting to have a cup of coffee to carry with me into the sanctuary for the worship service.  To my dismay, although water was available, there was no coffee to be found. Why not? Are we discontinuing serving coffee during the service for those who want it?                      […]

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A view from the Belfry – May 2016

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Remember, last month I said there would be a baby shower in this church? Well, we had one, and it was great! Everybody had a good time, and people willingly shared their talents and gifts to the baby-to-be. Since then, Kali has had a beautiful baby boy, and both mother and baby are doing fine. […]

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United Methodist Women – May 2016

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

At the April United Methodist Women’s general meeting, Mary Prater gave an in-depth presentation on the Reading Program and generated new interest among the women in attendance. The program, which has five specific areas of reading subjects, has become so broad that the shelves in our UMW library are becoming inadequate.. To remedy the situation, […]

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Reachout May 2016

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Although the REACH Committee hasn’t met formally this month, we continue to see growth in the membership and programs of this church. The prayer warriors continue to meet, and while the group is still small in number, has a faithful membership which continues to increase in new attendees in the worship service and have received […]

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