Monthly Archives: August 2005

Texas Conference UMC Katrina Response

Here’s the letter I just received from Bishop Huie: Dear United Methodist Friends, Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. I am grateful already for your prayers and acts of compassion for all those affected by Hurricane Katrina. … Continue reading

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Disaster Relief Kits

UMCOR has a page with information on how to make a variety of disaster relif kits.

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Unimaginable Destruction

By now you’ve seen pictures and heard reports of the destruction in Louisiana and Mississipi (and beyond). WWL reports that “Residents will probably be allowed back in town in a week, with identification only, but only to get essentials and … Continue reading

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UMCOR & Relief from Hurricane Katrina

UMCOR (United Methodist Committee On Relief) is always ready to jump in when disaster strikes. Hurricane Katrina is no exception. If you’d like to support their relief effort you can check in at their Website. Update: Here are a couple … Continue reading

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Another Political Observation

I crossed the narrow narthex from exterior door toward the sanctuary. That there were people other than myself in the narthex registered, but I took no notice. Then my hand made contact with the handle of the door to the … Continue reading

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Political Observations

I attended a city council meeting tonight. It opened with a public forum time during which interested citizens were invited to voice their opinions about the proposed property tax rate increase. I don’t recall the mayor also inviting questions, though … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon – John Wesley on Holiness

You can listen to this week’s sermon, Learning From John Wesley: Holiness. I show from Scripture (main text: Colossians 3:1-17) why holiness is good for us and how it fits into the big picture of what God is doing in … Continue reading

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