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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...

Help on the Slab

Sometimes the simplest stories are the sweetest. Leann White has a passion for homeless ministry in Dallas and saw first-hand how faith, social media, and willpower can make a big difference.  I met Linda Brown on a Tuesday afternoon at City Square in downtown Dallas. We sat and visited. She had lived on the street, on "the slab" as she called it, and slept in the shelter at night. She did that for two years. Linda recently was able to get an apartment but didn't... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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Let's Shatter Labels

We're talking about  "When Labels Blind Us" this Sunday and Rev. Clay Horton can't help but be reminded of MAD Camp. Read his story and join us this Sunday. It's now been a couple months since MAD for Jesus and I still wake up thinking about the great camp. Nearly 200 Wesley-Rankin students came to Trietsch for a week filled with music, arts, dance, drama, and of course Jesus. Perhaps one of things I have been thinking about the most are the... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Thursday, August 17, 2017
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God's Perfect Timing

Michelle Hahn's Life Group has walked alongside her and her husband Grant during a time of unexpected change. Click here to learn more about Life Groups! My husband Grant and I are in a Life Group together on Wednesday nights. When I first heard about Life Groups last year, I knew it was something we needed to be part of. I thought it might take some convincing to get Grant to do it with me. So, one night when Grant and I were in bed about to fall asleep, I rolled over and... Read More
at Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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Teach the Children

Pam Taylor shares her passion of sharing Jesus's love with children. Click here to sign up to serve with Children's Ministry! Trietsch VBS 2017 was a BLAST! One of the things I loved was helping guide my 3-year-old granddaughter's class with a few of my good friends: Pam Richardson, Sherry Stewart and Rebecca Eckroth; and two really awesome youth helpers – Emily Martin and Caroline Chraska. We had 15 beautiful children that were so loving and attentive to learning... Read More
at Thursday, August 3, 2017
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Volunteer Spotlight: Taryn Cain

Amy Parsons interviewed Taryn Cain as our Volunteer Spotlight. Do you know someone who deserves recognition? Email Amy at . We are excited this month to recognize Taryn Cain as our Volunteer Spotlight for August! Taryn has been at Trietsch for many years and is the daughter of members Chuck and Peggy Moseley. Her ministry focus is Stage Right , Trietsch's Youth Drama Group. While growing up, Taryn was in both theater and choir. She attended Trietsch... Read More
at Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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