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  • God Restores The Broken Wednesday, April 13, 2022
    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...
  • Restorative Time Alone Wednesday, April 6, 2022
    Denise Robinson shares her realization that restoration doesn't have to be work; it can simply be a time of rest: 2020 and 2021 were especially tough for me. I know what you’re think...
  • Stripping Your Paint Monday, April 4, 2022
    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
    Dana Phillips is in the midst of God's restoration , and it began with a vision: Jesus restores us in the middle of our failures, mistakes, hurts, and brokenness. Sometimes it is one step b...
  • Restoration in a Lonely Pew Tuesday, March 15, 2022
    Rev. Daniel Humbert shares how God's restoration can be a time of quiet support from a friend: I’m the youngest of four—three boys and a girl. There were roughly 3 years separa...
  • God Restores Hope Tuesday, March 8, 2022
    Van Weaver is our Butterfly Ministry Coordinator at Trietsch and today she shares her personal story of restoration : I met Nate in 2011. We went on a first date and instantly felt a connection...
  • How does God see me? Wednesday, February 16, 2022
    This month we are challenging ourselves to “See What God Sees” in other people. As Christ-followers, we are on a journey toward greater compassion, empathy, and love for all of God&rsquo...
  • Meaning Behind The Magnificat Thursday, December 9, 2021
    Rev. Karen Chraska shares why the Magnificat is so meaningful to her: Special songs signify special occasions: “Happy Birthday” at a birthday party, “The National Anthem&rdqu...
  • The Millennium in Revelation Sunday, November 21, 2021
    Revelation 20 refers to the millennium. Please see the below explanation of the 1000-year period mentioned in Revelation. Wnat to know more about the Book of Revelation? CLICK HERE to read Rev. D...
  • What We Believe About Revelation Tuesday, November 9, 2021
    Senior Pastor Rev. Daniel Humbert shares context around the Book of Revelation and how The United Methodist Church interprets this Scripture. For many, the mere mention of the Book of Revel...
  • The Four Views of Revelation Thursday, November 4, 2021
    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...
  • Messages & Symbols in Revelation Thursday, November 4, 2021
    Do you want to read the book of Revelation, but not sure where to start? Rev. Daniel Humbert compiled a list of symbols, messages, and the meaning behind each to help you get started. Looking fo...
  • 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...

Unending Gratitude, Generosity & Blessings!

Jim Attrell shares how gratitude turned to generosity and generosity turned into blessings in his life. Do you have a story to tell? Contact Alyssa Robinson at : Thirty-five years ago I arrived in Houston from Alberta, Canada; forced to leave my homeland due to a serious downturn in the oil industry in Canada. I was forced into bankruptcy after my oldest daughter was hospitalized for a year and my insurance ran out. My car was repossessed; I was unemployed and divorced... Read More
at Thursday, February 25, 2016
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Daddy, do you still love me?

Rev. Clay Horton has a personal reflection about Lent: "Daddy, do you still love me?" I've been hearing that question a lot lately. Brenna is 4 years old and is really starting to learn about cause and effect. She’s learning to push boundaries. She's at the stage where she's "testing" her mother and me. Isn't parenting wonderful? When she makes bad choices, she goes to timeout. At the end of time out, Brenna has started asking if we still love her. Our answer over and over again... Read More
at Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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Lord, what do YOU want to do through me?

Jennifer Cooley shares how her journey started with Trietsch and how she plans to support UNSHACKLED : Trietsch and the community of believers have blessed our family beyond measure and we are forever grateful for that. When Eric and I first began attending Trietsch, our oldest Meghan, now 9 years old, was an infant. We were both at different points in our faith. If we hadn’t felt so welcomed and accepted by Trietsch, we may not have been so inclined to jump in and become a part of... Read More
at Thursday, February 18, 2016
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The Lesson Must Live On

Ted Hyde shares how his recent visit to the Dallas Holocaust Museum re-opened his eyes to a side of humanity we wish to forget: How do you feel about discrimination? How do you feel about hatred? What actions would you take if you witnessed atrocities committed against your neighbor? It's easy to say we'd stand up for what's right, but sometimes it's a slow transition to evil. Not that long ago, neighbors in central Europe began to witness odd things. First there were unfair laws... Read More
at Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Serving Is More Than Volunteering

Denise Robinson shares how she learned that serving is more than completing a task: I love going on short-term mission trips. I love to travel. I love to serve. I love meeting new people. I love new adventures.   When asked, I jumped at the chance to go to Tijuana, Mexico to serve with Amor Ministries as youth groups spent their Spring break building houses and holding neighborhood Vacation Bible Schools. Most of my serving was behind the scenes. One day, however, I was... Read More
at Thursday, February 4, 2016
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