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February 2024 - The Privilege of Prayer
February 6th, 2024
The Privilege of PrayerPrayer is the first and best place to start. So, in the spirit of that, let’s pray: “Lord, guide me as I write about prayer. Give fresh insight to those who read this. May we al...  Read More
by Connie Pilato
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January 2024 - Time Marches On
January 4th, 2024
Times Marches On!I heard a friend comment about listening to the tick of the clock in an otherwise  silent house one night. He told me that each tick said, “You’re older, You’re older, You’re older!” ...  Read More
by Connie Pilato
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December 2023 - Jesus is the Reason for Life
December 7th, 2023
Jesus is the Reason for Life!Advent is the period of time during the four Sundays before Christmas and it is a favorite season for me. I love the music, lights, TV specials, concerts, shopping, and th...  Read More
by Connie Pilato
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November 2023 - Saying Thank You
November 16th, 2023
Saying “Thank You!”November is the month we celebrate Thanksgiving and focus our attention on thanking God for all the blessings we have received. To say “thank you” means that you express gratitude t...  Read More
by Connie Pilato
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October 2023 - Annual Charge Conference
October 3rd, 2023
ANNUAL CHARGE CONFERENCE          Have you ever found yourself asking, “Who is in charge around here”? What was the answer: the Advisory Council or the Trustees? The Pastor? Maybe you have had another...  Read More
by Connie Pilato
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September 2023 - Active Involvement
October 3rd, 2023
Active Engagement!This is my soapbox! I heard it said that a church cannot survive “UNLESS EVERY PARTICIPANT IS ACTIVELY ENGAGED WITH EVERY OTHER PARTICIPANT AND UNLESS EVERY PARTICIPANT IS ACTIVELY E...  Read More
by Connie Pilato
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August 2023 | Get Involved - Make a Difference
August 8th, 2023
Whether I am home, at school, or at church, it seems like there is always something to be planning for. “Are my lesson plans written?” “What will we do after lunch?” “Who is driving the kids to practi...  Read More
by Connie Pilato
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July 2023 | "Don't let God's words fall"
August 8th, 2023
“Don’t let God’s words fall”One Sunday in June, I taught a lesson in Isaiah describing how King Ahaz ignored God’s commands and ended up suffering a promised fate of crops failing, wars lost, and even...  Read More
by Connie Pilato
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June 2023 | C.F. Connections
August 8th, 2023
C. F. ConnectionsI hope you have heard of CF Connections. Since we started, we have had a hot dog roast in the courtyard, baked pies, carved pumpkins, & attempted several other events. Admittedly, som...  Read More
by Connie Pilato
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May 2023 | Loving, Growing, Serving: Putting Christ FIrst!
May 9th, 2023
We are Christ First United Methodist Church – Loving, Growing, Serving: Putting Christ First! If you have been in church recently, this probably sounds familiar. I hope it does! This is who we are and...  Read More
by Connie Pilato
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April 2023 | Holy Week
May 9th, 2023
Did you ever wonder why there are so many special days during the week before Easter Sunday? This week is sometimes called Holy Week or Passion Week and follows the activities of Jesus during the last...  Read More
by Connie Pilato
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March 2023 | We Are the Church!
May 9th, 2023
We are the church together!Since January 1st we have been focused on the words of Jesus about our Treasure, the state of our Heart in relationship to God and our service in his Name. In March we are D...  Read More
by Connie Pilato
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