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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...

Ghost of Christmas Past

Rev. Daniel Humbert invites you to worship with us this Advent. On Sunday, we'll talk about the Ghost of Christmas Past in our Advent worship series, Scrooge: The Advent of Hope . Christmas is coming! Ready or not. It's the great pandemonium, as I like to call it. The decorating, shopping, parties, gatherings, shopping, events, cards, shopping, lights, conversations, shopping, relatives, donating, and more shopping. It is the great marathon run as a... Read More
at Thursday, November 30, 2017
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Thanks for Giving

A note of thanks for your generous gifts from Rev. Daniel Humbert : ​​​​​​​As we celebrate our national day of Thanksgiving I want to thank you for your generosity toward God’s ministry here at Trietsch. Your gifts have enabled Trietsch to help families in need, support community outreach, transform hearts and most importantly to grow people in their relationship with Christ. I am so grateful to you for making the mission of this church so relevant and vital to this... Read More
at Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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Common Love

Uth Kwior leaders Callie Bailey and Kaeli Alpha share how they make sure everyone has a place to belong, even if the person doesn't sing. Join us this Sunday for "You Belong." Learn more at TMUMC.ORG/worship . In youth choir, not everyone is the same age, not everyone goes to the same school, not everyone is even passionate about singing, but what we do have in common is a love for experiencing God through music. That's our mission: to connect with God and... Read More
at Thursday, November 16, 2017
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A Critical Juncture

Rev. Daniel Humbert took a week to reflect on the tragedy in Sutherland Springs. This is his response: I have been praying now for a week over Sutherland Springs. It’s literally only been a month and a couple of days since I wrote about the devastating shooting in Las Vegas. A month! And now, here I am again, sharing heartache and deep concern over yet another mass shooting in our country…in our state…closer to home. I am in utter disbelief. My heart hurts. I... Read More
at Monday, November 13, 2017
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Thank You for the Last 20 Years

Rev. Karen Chraska expresses her gratitude in allowing her to serve Trietsch for the last 20 years: I am a very blessed individual. I can't say thank you enough for Sunday's luncheon celebration. I was deeply touched, sincerely humbled, and immensely grateful. You killed the fatted calf and I never went away and returned! The hymn commissioned to celebrate my 20 years at Trietsch totally blew my mind, the video, the food…Wow. Really?! Someone yesterday asked me,... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Friday, November 3, 2017
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Live Humbly, Serve Boldly, Sing Loudly

Zoe Paraskevopoulos is one of our youth who embodies Trietsch's values of radical love and servant ministry. God tugged on her heart to provide clean water to those without. The mission statement of Trietsch's Uth Kwior is to "Live Humbly, Serve Boldly, Sing Loudly." We do all three on our summer mission tour, but we mainly serve. We serve in several ways including volunteering our time and labor, but also uplifting people spiritually through music. The latter is... Read More
at Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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