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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...

Am I a Good Samaritan?

Tammy Hise shares one of her "Good Samaritan" moments and the opportunities she's missed: Recently my daughter was visiting from Tulsa, and she and my mother and I were having lunch. My mom had been looking so forward to spending the day with us and having us all to herself. As we were talking, I noticed this elderly gentleman walk into the restaurant with a cane. He was having a hard time getting in and before I could do anything, he was seated. We were at the... Read More
at Thursday, June 30, 2016
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United Through Differences

Rev. Daniel Humbert expresses the joy of being in relationship with those who are different from him: We siblings are strange creatures, aren't we? In many ways we have a love/hate relationship going on all the time. We love each other because we're related and we grew up together, and yet we often can't stand each other because we're related and we grew up together….siblings!  I have two brothers. I'm the youngest, so of course... Read More
at Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Dear Trietsch...

As Brett Hovis and his family get ready to move back to South Carolina, he took the time to write a letter to the congregation and staff of Trietsch expressing his gratitude: Dear TMUMC, Three years ago my professional career brought me to Flower Mound from Greenville, SC. Casey and I had a 23-month-old son Houston at the time, and we were the first in our immediate family to ever live outside of The Carolinas. I couldn’t even begin to type all of the emotions... Read More
at Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Healing God's Way

Catherine Weiskopf shares how God pushed her outside of her comfort zone for healing: When we cry out to Jesus for healing, he rarely delivers on our timeline and in the way we wish. Jesus healed the bleeding woman when her fingers grazed his muslin tunic. (Luke 8:43) Jesus healed the blind man with a mud patty formed with spit. (John 9:6) For years I wanted to be healed by a minister putting his hand on my forehead, me collapsing on the ground, and all my problems would be gone. For this... Read More
at Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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Going Beyond Hello

Denise Robinson shares how she hopes the "Beyond Hello" worship series will help her pay more attention. Join us this Sunday! We lived for a short time in New Mexico. Our neighborhood was on a mesa (elevated area of land with a flat top.) At the end of our street was a view that took my breath away. You could see the rugged and beautiful terrain of this most interesting area.  Every time I left my house, whether by foot or in the car, I would pause at this... Read More
at Thursday, June 16, 2016
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My Struggle With Forgiveness

Ashley Whitehead-Pearce likes the concept of forgiveness, but admits it's easier said than done: I recently read a quote on Facebook that got me thinking about forgiveness. I can’t for the life of me remember the quote, but I know that it made me ask myself, "If God forgave me, why is it so hard for me to forgive others?"  The truth is… I’m a grudge-holder. A really good one. I pride myself in having a lot of faith in people, but... Read More
at Tuesday, June 14, 2016
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Growing Through Change

Doug Meyer wants to help the Trietsch family work through unexpected change. Daniel and Doug will stay after Newday on Sunday in the FLC for a Q&A about the recent worship announcement : Change…am I  going through it or growing through it? In the midst of the worship service changes at Trietsch I have spent a lot of time thinking about change and what I do and how I feel when it comes my way.  I make choices. You make choices. Each choice we... Read More
at Friday, June 10, 2016
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Call on the Church

Rev. Clay Horton knows many ways the church can support community members through unexpected changes: Most of the events on my calendar are tentative. I’m a planner. I like to know two weeks in advance what I’m going to be doing, but never-the-less, nearly everything is subject to change.  As a pastor, I continually live in the world of unexpected change. I am free to meet with you at 3 pm on Tuesday, unless there is a car wreck and I’m visiting... Read More
at Tuesday, June 7, 2016
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Letter from Doug Meyer

Doug Meyer shares a personal letter about Newday. Please join Daniel and Doug immediately after Newday worship  on June 5 or June 12 in the Family Life Center gym to have an open discussion about the upcoming changes. Change as a concept excites me. Change as a personal reality is something else altogether! As a Pastor I'm used to helping others experience the winds of change as great new opportunities. But when the wind blows my way, I turn cautious and... Read More
at Friday, June 3, 2016
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