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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...

What am I getting into?

ReNew starts this Wednesday at 6:30 pm in the Ministry Center! Rev. Doug Meyer shares what to expect and what you might experience. CLICK HERE to learn more about ReNew: Considering attending ReNew? Let me tell you what are you getting yourself into. In the beginning, the hardest part will be deciding to show up. Every Wednesday you will have a million excuses as to why you are too busy.  The next hardest part will be the walk from the parking lot... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Monday, September 24, 2018
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Listening Ears

Debbie Campbell has learned that listening is at the core of mentoring. Although I taught forty years with the L.I.S.D. school district I made a decision after I retired to give a little of my time back to the children of this district who I felt were in need of some special time. The first year I participated in this program I was placed as an afterschool academic coach. At the first meeting I was surrounded by a group of kindergarten and first grade students. They blew me away with... Read More
at Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Simple Moments of Mentoring

Barbara Willcox shares the simple moments that make mentoring at Hedrick Elementary the highlight of her week. I just returned from my time with my 2 nd Grader at Hedrick. She is bright and full of vigor! Today I met her outside her classroom as the class was going outside for recess. We shot hoops outside the CIS room and then she beat me playing a game. It was lunch time so we went to the cafeteria and brought her lunch back. Next we built with legos and then it was time to get... Read More
at Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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The Joy of Education

David and Leann White sponsored a student through Mozambique Missions and built a relationship with lasting impact. Click here to sponsor a student. Just select "Mozambique Education" from the drop-down menu.  It was just 4 years ago when David said his 8am Sunday school class was looking for folks to help sponsor some recent High School graduates in Mozambique to go to University. He felt this was something we could do…so we signed up! We helped sponsor a young man... Read More
at Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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How Are You?

Sam Scheider shares her journey through postpartum depression/ anxiety and how her Life Group supports her through the ups and downs. Learn more about Life Groups at TMUMC.ORG/life . "How are you?" This is a question new moms get all the time. I had my third baby in December. When I would get that question I would smile and say "fine," then turn around and wipe my tears. I felt like people were asking how things were with the boys and the baby as far as... Read More
at Thursday, September 13, 2018
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1.5 Miles

Rev. Clay Horton has learned a lot from the elementary kids he mentors each week. Read his story. 1.5 Miles = 10 Light Years For the past three school years, I've volunteered on nearly a weekly basis at Hedrick Elementary. To be honest with you, if I were a teacher, I would not teach elementary school. It would be my last choice of all the schools. God bless elementary school teachers, but I just know that job would not be for me. Despite my feelings about not... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Tuesday, September 11, 2018
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Say Yes!

Laura Sennott , Hospitality Coordinator, shares how meaningful feeling welcomed is to her. Stop by the Connection Center over the next few weeks to learn how you can be the person welcoming others into the church with love. I clearly remember the first time I visited Trietsch about 5 years ago. I was so impressed that someone was in the parking lot waiving me to an empty spot. Then as I got to the door there was a friendly face greeting me and welcoming me in. And then yet again... Read More
at Thursday, September 6, 2018
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