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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...

It's Not a Coincidence

Alyssa Robinson served on No Selfie Saturday and made connections that have nothing to do with her and everything to do with God. Do you have a story from No Selfie Saturday? Share it at TMUMC.ORG/mystory . This past Saturday, three people from my small group served with Dallas Ramp Project . We traveled to South Dallas near Fair Park and built a wheelchair ramp at the home of an elderly woman. She didn't want us there. We showed up with a trailer of tools, supplies, countless... Read More
at Wednesday, October 25, 2017
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My Miscarriage Journey

Catherine and Daniel McNealy recently baptized Benjamin Leslie McNealy in worship. The joy of this occasion was unmatched because of the struggles leading up to this day. Read Catherine's story, and remember God always makes way for hope.  It was five years ago this month, at 4 am on a weekday before work, I first saw those two pink lines. I couldn't believe it. We'd only been trying for two months but here they were. I immediately pulled out my phone to calculate my... Read More
at Thursday, October 19, 2017
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I Am Forever Changed

Cindy Gullo shares where she saw God on her mission trip to Mozambique. Mozambique Scholarships is one of the causes you can support through No Selfie Saturday! Click here to browse causes and serve with us on October 21. "Did Mozambique Meet Your Expectations?" This is the number one question I have been asked by friends and relatives after returning from TMUMC Mozambique Mission Trip 2017. My answer remains, "I went with no expectations." I have supported... Read More
at Friday, October 13, 2017
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Our Daily Bread

For Neal Brady, an invitation to serve became an ongoing passion. This is why we do No Selfie Saturday! Choose a cause and serve with us on October 21. Click here to browse all causes. Towards the end of 2013, knowing I would be retiring in a few weeks, I began to think about what I would do. Three friends from Trietsch, Mike DeFord, Jay McReynolds and Tom Agase, were volunteering one day a week at Our Daily Bread (ODB)  in Denton, a community soup kitchen. Tom was about to go back... Read More
at Thursday, October 12, 2017
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Small Gestures Matter

Linda Norman received a thank you note from No Selfie Saturday last year, and now she's helped organize the event! Read her story and sign up to serve on October 21 at TMUMC.ORG/no-selfie . One card. One minute. One person. Sometimes, we think that our small gestures are just that – small. For Linda Norman, however, one small gesture changed not only her life, but many of the lives that then were touched by her actions and her heart, all because of one small... Read More
at Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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Volunteer Spotlight: Dianne McDougal

Amy Parsons sat down with Dianne McDougal, our Volunteer of the month. Thank you, Dianne, for all you do! You can sign up to serve at . October's Volunteer Spotlight focuses our appreciation on Dianne McDougal. Dianne has been at Trietsch for over 30 years, first attending when the church was held in an elementary school! Dianne, husband Bret, and kids Stacy and Matthew have loved being a part of Trietsch and participating in many different ministries.... Read More
at Thursday, October 5, 2017
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Not Perfect, But Blessed

Lucy Wineman's Life Group has helped her work through low points in her faith journey. Lucy is now leading a Life Group at 7 pm on Tuesdays in her home. Click here to join her group or browse other open Life Groups. Last year, changes in the life of the church uprooted the way I worship and rearranged scheduling so I could no longer attend my Sunday school class and the worship service I preferred. I was suffering with my faith as my close friends were in Sunday School when I... Read More
at Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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Feeling Troubled

Rev. Daniel Humbert reflects on the devastating events of the day: As I got into the car early this morning to workout at 5 am, I turned on my car radio as usual. The first thing I heard was the request for prayers for the victims of a mass shooting in Las Vegas. My heart hurts. I was both deeply sad and angry all at the same time. Another shooting. Another loss of life. Another senseless act of violence. Another time to mourn what should not be. I immediately reflect on Orlando,... Read More
at Monday, October 2, 2017
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