By Maribel Vizcarra / June 8, 2018

The Rhythm of Life

The Rhythm Life   Rhythm.  Healthy lives are lived in a regular rhythm.  If we get out of a healthy...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / April 18, 2018

On Mourning and Community

Sadie Stratton Wohlfahrt, Children’s Minister April 18, 2018   On December 14th of this year my oldest brother passed away...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / April 10, 2018

Let’s Not Use the P-word

Let’s Not Use the P-word Sadie Wohlfahrt, Children’s Minister April 10, 2018 There are few phrases in ministry that really...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / March 28, 2018

On Resurrection

On Resurrection Sadie Stratton Wohlfahrt March 27, 2018 This Sunday marks the most important holiday in our Christian year, and...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / March 22, 2018

This is Good. This is God.

THIS IS GOOD. THIS IS GOD. I’m writing this blog on Sunday, March 18. This year, our Youth decided to...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / March 22, 2018

Start with an Hour

“Start with an Hour” Sadie Stratton Wohlfahrt, Minister to Children and Families In my previous blog, we explored the biblical...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / March 14, 2018

Mom’s book club

Mom's Book Club I am my mother's daughter. Some people jokingly say, "I am turning into my mother - "...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / March 13, 2018

“Why Slow Down?”

“Why Slow Down?” Sadie Wohlfahrt, Children’s Minister   Last week, we recognized our habitual thoughts and behaviors- we named our...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / March 5, 2018

Pay Attention to Your Emotions Lent week 4 At the end of the day, part of the process of the...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / March 5, 2018

The Presence

Lenten Blog Week 3 This week on our Lenten Journey, we take up another of the lenses that the Daily...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / February 28, 2018

Lenten Veritas

Lenten Veritas Happy Thursday! I hope your Lenten journey is going well, I pray you are having the opportunity to...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / February 20, 2018

Risky Busy-ness

When did “busy” become a badge of honor? When did being overbooked become a sign of accomplishment? When did rushed...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / February 19, 2018

Into the Wilderness

Into the Wilderness The music director for the Methodist Texas annual conferences was doing mission work several years ago in...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / February 14, 2018

What’s that smudge on your face?

“What’s that smell?”  That’s the question every parent asked their child when they arrived from Youth on Wednesday, February 7th....

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By Maribel Vizcarra / February 13, 2018

Fasting for Families

February 11, 2018 Sadie Wohlfahrt, Children’s Minister   I love Lent! (How many people say that?) I really do. I...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / February 12, 2018

Conversations with Christ

Conversations with Christ Remember when you first fell in love? Was there a moment when you were not thinking about...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / December 18, 2017

The presents. The presents. The presence. Part Two

The presents. The presents.   The presence.   Part Two Sadie Wohlfahrt, Children’s Minister December 2017 In part one of my blog...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / November 20, 2017

The presents. The presents. The presence.

The presents. The presents. The presence. Part One   Sadie Wohlfahrt November 2017   Yes, I am about to join...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / October 17, 2017

Why Family Worship?

Why Family Worship? Sadie Stratton Wohlfahrt, Children’s Minister Earlier this month, Children First held its one-year anniversary service. We are...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / August 17, 2017

Our Children Are Listening

Our Children Are Listening- Let’s Make Sure It’s Our Voice They Are Hearing Sadie Wohlfahrt, Children’s Minister August 2017 How...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / July 28, 2017

Kids Can Lead The Way

KIDS CAN LEAD THE WAY A Might Missions VBS by Sadie Wohlfahrt Our congregation is tasked with transforming ourselves into...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / June 30, 2017

A Worship Leader’s Perspective to Annual Conference

ARUMC Annual Conference 2017 I have enjoyed the wonderful privilege of being the Conference Worship Leader for the past 4...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / June 28, 2017

What Does Ordination Mean?

Ordination By Rev. Eric Meyer For the past few days, I have visited with a number of people who have...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / June 20, 2017

Let’s Do Something Different With Holidays

Let’s Do Something Different With Holidays Sadie Wohlfahrt, Children’s Minister June 18, 2017   Those of you who joined us...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / April 24, 2017

United Methodist Men’s Breakfast April 10th

Homily by Rev. Gil Fleer

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By Maribel Vizcarra / February 26, 2017

Discovering Your Mission Field Part 3 the finale

Discovering Your Mission Field: Part 3 A modern day parable. Today, my story concludes, so I will dive right in....

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By Maribel Vizcarra / February 23, 2017

United Methodist Men Blog February 13, 2017

Last week Tom Goldsborouh offered a devotional that challenged and inspired us.  He is one of our regular teachers, and...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / February 19, 2017

Discovering Your Mission Field Part 2

Discovering Your Mission Field Part 2: To say my heart was “strangely warmed” is an understatement… Thank you for coming...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / February 12, 2017

Discovering Your Mission Field

Discovering Your Mission Field Part 1: Getting Out Of The boat Matthew 14:22-33 (NIV)- Jesus Walks on the Water 22 Immediately...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / January 31, 2017

United Methodist Men Breakfast Homilies

As a way to share the gift of wisdom offered every Tuesday morning 6:45 to 8:00, this blog will present...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / November 1, 2016

Won’t you be my neighbor?

Won't you be my neighbor? Oh, Mr. Rogers, how the world could use more of you. Mr. Rogers neighborhood ran...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / September 29, 2016

Barrel of Monkeys?

So, Ms. Sadie, what happened to“object lessons”? We’ve all heard them. The children’s sermons that relate God’s love to some...

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By Maribel Vizcarra / August 31, 2016

What’s In A Name?

What is in a name?  Let’s take Moses for example.  Moses is probably one of the most important figures from...

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By wsadmin / August 4, 2016

What do you want?

Pastor Eric’s Blog August 2016 What do you want? Deep down, at the core of your being, what…do you want?...

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By wsadmin / July 27, 2016

God – Who Are You?

Pastor Eric’s Blog May 5th, 2016 It’s time that we gathered up all of the homeless poor in our community...

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