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Habitat for Humanity Interfaith Build

In 2018, Trietsch Memorial United Methodist Church is working alongside local Christian churches, Muslim Mosques, and Jewish Synagogues to build a home for the Tarmo family with Habitat for Humanity. The communities of faith represented at our February 1 kick-off event: Kol Ami Synagogue, Islamic Association of Flower Mound, Baha'i Faith Lewisville, Flower Mound UMC, Trietsch Memorial UMC, First Presbyterian of Flower Mound, Creekwood Disciples of Christ. Register Now Next Steps:... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Shibata

Fear of Missing Out

Rev. Clay Horton shares his views on fighting for justice and how it's connected to fasting. See: Do you have FOMO? It's the “Fear of Missing Out.” I know I sure do. I don't want to miss out on those important or memorable things in life. When I was younger, FOMO meant that I'd stay up late with friends to ensure I didn't miss out on great late-night conversations. Now that I'm older, I have FOMO when I think about time with... Read More
at Thursday, March 8, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Johnson

Nancy and Art Johnson first visited Trietsch on Christmas Eve in 1997. Both having been "privileged to grow up in faith-filled homes" as Nancy lovingly says, they were excited to find a church home at Trietsch.  They have three children and two grandsons and have enjoyed being involved since joining 20 years ago in January. Nancy refers to herself as a "Professional Volunteer," having not worked outside the home, but being very active in their previous church... Read More
at Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Daily Practice: What to Expect When Fasting

What can you expect to experience during a fast? Hunger... your physical body needs food and is trained to expect food. You will probably experience both a physical and psychological craving for food (or for the food groups you are fasting from). Here are some ways to turn your physical hunger into spiritual growth: Turn hunger and craving into prayer. "God, as my body craves food, I crave Your presence." Meanwhile his disciples urged him, "Rabbi, eat... Read More
at Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Daily Practice: Start Small with Fasting

Later this week, we'll invite you to join us as we do an extended fast together. Today, we invite you to practice fasting or abstaining in a small way. Try giving up something that you eat or drink every day. It might be dessert, coke, coffee, or a glass of wine. What can you go without today in order to draw your attention closer to God? Our extended fast will be from sundown on Wednesday until Thursday night's meal. On Thursday, from noon until 1, our sanctuary will be open for... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Shibata at Monday, March 5, 2018