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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...

Hope Never Dies!

Rev. Daniel Humbert shares his personal journey through the death of his sister, support of the church, and the hope that Christmas brings. Read his story and join us on Sunday to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Learn more at TMUMC.ORG/christmas . It's the kind of phone call no one ever wants to receive. Not only do you not expect to receive such a call, but you are never prepared to respond to it, and you certainly don't want it. This kind of phone call shatters all... Read More
at Thursday, December 21, 2017
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Let's Get Planting!

Rev. Clay Horton believes it's never too late to start planting seeds. What seeds are you planting this Christmas? Join us on Sunday for Christmas Eve worship! Learn more at TMUMC.ORG/christmas . There's a Chinese proverb that says, "The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." The Ghost of Christmas past continually reminds us of the trees we did not plant and certainly reminds us of all the weeds we,... Read More
at Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come

As Rev. Doug Meyer looks to the Christmas future, he hopes it will involve unplugging from the craziness of the Christmas present. Read his thoughts and join us for worship. Learn more at TMUMC.ORG/christmas . As I consider "Christmas Yet To Come" I am intrigued with the idea of unplugging as much as I can from the Christmas craziness. I imagine that by so doing I would capture what I believe to be at the heart of Christmas – loving and serving others . Some... Read More
at Thursday, December 14, 2017
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Sing Like You Mean It

Rev. Karen Chraska has seen that music has the ability to bring the divine into the present for moments of peace. Celebrate Christmas with us with joyous carols! Learn more at TMUMC.ORG/christmas : My memories of Christmases past are filled with family, friends, food, church, and presents. My "Ghost of Christmas Present" is the same as that past, but peppered with a little stress that comes with being an adult and all that entails. In this season of love and good... Read More
at Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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Ghost of Christmas Present

Rev. Doug Meyer 's granddaughters remind him of the awe and wonder of Christmas. What helps you be fully present? Join us on Sunday for worship and learn everything happening at Trietsch this Advent and Christmas at TMUMC.ORG/christmas . I am a "Scrooge" in recovery! For years I have been a reluctant Christmas participant, often you would hear me echoing the phrase bah-hum-bug. Why? Well, much of it has to do with unfulfilled childhood dreams. That is a long... Read More
at Thursday, December 7, 2017
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But we've always done it like that!

Rev. Clay Horton chooses to remember and cherish the past, but places his hope in the present and future. Read his thoughts and join us for Advent and Christmas worship and events. Click here to learn more. "We've always done it like that."  Have you ever said those words? I know I have. The times I've said that, the unspoken, implied meaning is that I hope things remain the same. My hope is focused more on the past than it is on the present or... Read More
at Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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