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    Rev. Karen Chraska shares her thoughts on God's restoration. God heals brokenness. Come celebrate the ultimate restoration with us this week for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter . May a...
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    Rev. Doug Meyer thinks about his personal restoration compared to restoring furniture: A number of years ago I decided to tackle restoring an old piece of furniture. It was your basic 100 year...
  • Lessons Learned From the Garden Wednesday, March 30, 2022
    Alyssa Robinson shares what Laura Sennott taught her about God's restoration, using her garden as a teaching tool. I bought my first house in 2020. I was so proud and excited, and my family ...
  • 20 Years of Restoration Monday, March 28, 2022
    Bob Mersereau shares his story of restoration. It took 20 years to learn how to trust God and give up on anger and resentment, but when he did he found a bottomless well of peace and love. My wi...
  • A Vision of Restoration Tuesday, March 22, 2022
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  • Restoration in a Lonely Pew Tuesday, March 15, 2022
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    In the Methodist tradition we believe that there are multiple ways to interpret Scripture, and Revelation is no exception. Rev. Daniel Humbert has outlined below four of the most popular understandin...
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  • Live Simply, Spark Generosity! Tuesday, October 26, 2021
    Alyssa Robinson shares where she is currently with her giving and how she wants to grow. You can learn more about living generously at TMUMC.ORG/pledge . In 2019 along with all the other Netfli...

Do you remember my name?

A story of seeing God in the simple things by Alyssa Robinson: I walked up a hill into a one-room chapel that comfortably holds about 80 people. This was my first time walking into this chapel, and I didn’t know what to expect. My heart was palpitating with anticipation. Questions raced through my mind.  Will anyone talk to me? What do I say? What if I don’t have anything in common with these people? Maybe this was a mistake. Is it too late to go home?  While I was swimming... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Wednesday, September 30, 2015
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Thanks for Giving Me Church

Jeannine Johnson is a homebound member of Trietsch. She sent a personal video she made to express how much it means to her to stay connected to the church in any way that she can. Technology can only go so far. Many of our homebound members are not as fluent in digital channels, but desperately want to stay connected to the church. If you are interested in serving those who are homebound with fellowship, communion or prayer, please contact Camille Reeder at or Sandy... Read More
at Wednesday, September 23, 2015
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How I Learned to Listen

Thoughts from Barbara Carruth, a Stephen Minister: I can’t begin to tell you all I have learned since I became a Stephen Minister. The learning didn't stop when the training sessions ended…it only began. Although participation in this ministry comes from a desire to serve and care for others, I encountered tremendous growth myself. Because of confidentiality I cannot tell you who our care receivers were or what happened, but any one of us Stephen Ministers can tell you how much we have... Read More
at Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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Fight Poverty with Friendship

A review of Poverty and the Bible from Cathy Weiskopf: "I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints . . ." Ephesians 1:18 (NIV) The Poverty and the Bible study is a mind opening class. This class is full of stunning statistics, scriptures, videos and a field trip –all with the intended purpose of helping you see “the poor” through God’s eyes. One of the... Read More
at Monday, September 14, 2015
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Grace Based Parenting

A story of grace in parenting from Camille May : My son, Hayden, was born three weeks early. If you know him now, you might find it hard to believe how tiny he was then! As a result of being early, he had some bumps along the way in the feeding department – not true these days. For the first few weeks of his life, I took him to the doctor every other day to be weighed. Each visit revealed that he had lost a few more ounces. I will never forget the morning that my mother went... Read More
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Stage Right Ministry

All gifts and talents can be used to glorify God! Stage Right Ministry is a new theatre arts ministry at Trietsch for youth and teens (6th - 12th grades) that provides a creative outlet to glorify God and share God's love with the community. A Note from Taryn Cain: I need to first start off by saying, 'wow and thank you.' Your kids came to auditions with talent, spunk, and such an excitement for this ministry. It was incredibly humbling and encouraging, and I really think this... Read More
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