Author Archives: Pastor Julie

Sanctuary Renovation Complete

Sanctuary and chancel renovation is nearly complete. Hundreds of hours of volunteer labor made the project a wonderful blessing to the congregation. Worship was held in the newly renovated sanctuary on Easter. Total cost $29,000 for new flooring, paint, pew refinishing, west wall repair, electrical work and redoing the chancel sub-floor.

Holy Week Worship

The Lord’s Last Supper is remembered in worship on Holy Thursday, 7 pm on March 29. The crucifixion is remembered in worship on Good Friday at 7 pm on March 30. The resurrection of our Lord is celebrated on Easter with two worship services, 8 am and 10:30 am. Sunday School for children only is…

Jeff Kirby at Jefferson

A weekend of faith and inspiration are planned for Feb 24-25! Rev Jeff Kirby and a few men from Kansas, United Methodist Church of the Resurrection (COR) (a megachurch in Kansas city area) will be with us.  Our men are invited to a light lunch and program at noon-2 pm on Saturday with the COR…

Youth Quake

Feb 11 the students will share about Youth Quake during worship.16 teens and 4 adults attended a weekend of inspiration in Des Moines! Youth Quake is an annual spiritual retreat with lots of fun! Thank you to the CAMP FUND for helping kids attend!

Chancel Renovation

Chancel and Sanctuary renovation is well underway. New carpet and flooring are a large part of the update. The Chancel will be expanded. Thank you for all the gifts and donations for Phase 1. Phase 2 will be to replace the pew cushions. Phase 3 will be updates in the audio-visual equipment.

Mission Recognition Pins 2017

Vicki Tronchetti, Bonnie Orris, and Noel Drewry were honored for their service with Mission Recognition pins. A gift was sent in their honor to UMW Missions.

All Earth is Waiting

December sermon series is based on Rev Katie Dawson’s book All Earth is Waiting. Small group discussion on Sunday.

Extravagant Generosity

Our fall study was a great success! God’s extravagantly generous love blesses the church with hope and purpose and forgiveness. The first week we filled out Heart Cards sharing the things we love about our church. Some of the answers are: The people!!! Our church feels like a family –all ages, diverse personalities, varied gifts…