Announcements for the week of May 01, 2016

Posted on April 29, 2016

A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be held immediately after church on Sunday, May 1, for the purpose of electing Church Officers and Board members for the coming year. The meeting will be brief. Your vote is important!  Please plan to attend.  SAVE THE DATE:  MAY 1   It’s time to think spring! MCUM’s 10th Annual Spring into


Sunday Sermon by The Rev. Dr. Jack E. Skiles

Posted on April 24, 2016

Sunday, April 24, 2016 Revelation 21:1-6 Acts 11:1-18 To our Jewish friends, and we all have them, Happy Passover.  Passover is an eight day celebration remembering the passing over from slavery in Egypt to freedom, eventually into the Land of Israel.  Christianity is an heir of our Jewish ancestors and it is easy for us


Announcement for the week of April 24, 2016

Posted on April 22, 2016

LEGACY COMMUNION VESSELS.  Help us decide what to do with them. After several years of research, deliberation, and hard work, the Board of Christian Worship chose the beautiful hand-thrown pottery vessels for our Communion liturgies.  Congregants will note that we use four different sets, each uniquely designed color appropriate for the liturgical season in which


Sunday Sermon by The Rev. Dr. Jack E. Skiles – March 20, 2016

Posted on April 20, 2016

Sermon, Palm Sunday 2016 March 20, 2016 Luke 19:28-40 Religious holidays and ideas that have risen to have homogenous meaning, that mean very much the same thing in the common mind in our culture, are among the most difficult to preach.  Making a concept have near universal meaning often times is a religious political objective.


Sunday Sermon by The Rev. Dr. Jack E. Skiles

Posted on April 10, 2016

Sermon, April 10, 2016 John 21:1-19 Are you seated or standing near someone who has had a mystical experience with the Holy?  With God?  The answer is, yes, you are.  I know many of your stories and I know that many of you know the Essence of Life, the Holy, God by whatever name you