Tag Archives: Methodist

A September note from Pastor Stacey

Dear friends, September is a me of new beginnings for many – the crisp, fresh fall air, the starting of the school year and the return to busy schedules. Summer is nearly over as I write this, and we have enjoyed a change of pace at FUMC. Worship has been more informal, with hymn requests, […]

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A Note from Pastor Stacey

Dear friends, On June 11, we will celebrate Pentecost. We gave thanks to God for the gift of the Holy Spirit. The Spirit comes to us in the church to give us the gift s we need for ministry and mission. As different as we all are, the Spirit holds us together and helps us […]

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A note from Stacey

Dear friends, The summer months are upon us, and many look forward to a change of pace, some time to rest and be renewed. I hope you find a break in your schedule, a respite from the busy-ness, and time to reconnect with your loved ones, with God and with your own Spirit. For many […]

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A note from Stacey

Dear friends, On May 15 we celebrated Pentecost, the day we recognize the presence and power of the Holy Spirit in the church. The story of Pentecost in Acts 2 reminds us that not everyone recognizes the Spirit at work in the world – some are confused or cynical or look for a more “logical” […]

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A message from Stacey

Dear friends, As we move forward with possibilities for our buildings, the Trustees and ‘Deficit Dogs” have been meeting together almost weekly to make progress towards a decision that will sustain us in the future. We have added the expertise of some professionals to our team: Tom Bennett is an attorney with over 40 years’ […]

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Dining for Dollars Fundraiser for Bread of Life

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Eat Dinner and support the Bread of Life!!!  FUMC Melrose is hosting a fundraiser at the Dockside restaurant in Malden on Thursday, March 10th from 6 – 9pm.  You will need a printed copy of the certificate above and make sure you mention the fundraiser when you order your meals.  Click HERE for a copy […]

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A note from Stacey

Dear friends, In the church year, we are making our way deeper into Lent, moving towards the events of Holy Thursday and Good Friday: the confusion, sadness, anger and fear that surrounded Jesus’ arrest, sham trial and execution. Our movement through these emotions and events is, of course, tempered by our knowledge of the eventual […]

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A Note from our Pastor

In the church, during January and February we observe the season of epiphany. Epiphany comes from a Greek word that means “manifestation” or “sudden appearance.” This season lasts from Jan. 6 until the beginning of Lent (very early this year – Feb. 10). In this season, the church focuses on making God’s love known to […]

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A note from our Pastor

Dear friends, Every year, we say we’re going to cut back, simplify, and have a family Christmas that focuses on the real reason for the season – Jesus. But every year, advertisements beckon, the children plead, and it seems easier just to indulge our wants and whims. Overspending, overeating, materialism, and busyness rob us of […]

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Bread of Life Fundraising update!

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The  Liberty  Bell  fundraiser  was  on  Wednesday,  October  7  was  a   big   success   in   terms   of   fundraising   and   fellowship.   We   raised   $402 total.  $330  from  Liberty  Bell,  representing  8%  of  sales  from 5-8  pm  and  $72  from  money  donated  to  our  table. People  are […]

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