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  • Plant Something Good

    April 2, 2021

    Plant Something Good

    Spring is upon us and everywhere you look plants are budding and trees are filling up with new leaves and branches. Yes, pollen is also filling the air and birds are chirping loudly as they stay busy building their nests. In this season, one cannot help but remember the Scriptures that talk ...

  • Returning to Worship

    March 9, 2021

    Returning to Worship

    “Now you, Tattenai, governor of the province Beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai, and you, their associates, the envoys in the province Beyond the River, keep away; let the work on this house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews rebuild this house of God on ...

  • Vision of the Lord

    March 2, 2021

    Vision of the Lord

    “It was in the year King Uzziah died that I saw the Lord. He was sitting on a lofty throne, and the train of His robe filled the temple.” – Isaiah 6:1 When I read this verse, I realized that it begins by talking about the loss of life. When someone loses a ...

  • Limited Reopening Plan

    February 22, 2021

    Limited Reopening Plan

    We’re excited to announce a limited reopening for our English-language worship service beginning on Sunday, March 7! We can host up to 50 people at a time and ask that you pre-register for each week’s service using the instructions below (note: registration is required EVERY Sunday). Go to skylandumc.churchcenter.com and select “Login.” Enter your ...

  • Count Your Blessings

    February 2, 2021

    Count Your Blessings

    It is hard to believe that January is already gone and we are looking at the beginning of Lent. Ash Wednesday this year falls on February 17 and marks the beginning of this important season of the Christian year. A time of repentance and penitence, Lent leads us through 40 days of ...

  • Wind and Waves (Jesús Calma la Tormenta)

    January 25, 2021

    Wind and Waves (Jesús Calma la Tormenta)

    “As He got into the boat, His disciples followed him. Suddenly, a violent storm arose on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves—but Jesus kept sleeping. So the disciples came and woke Him up, saying, ‘Lord, save us! We’re going to die!’ He said to them, ‘Why ...

  • Hope for 2021

    January 12, 2021

    Hope for 2021

    As we begin 2021 it is good to be reminded that we serve a God of hope. A God who has good plans and designs for our lives. In Romans 12:12, we are invited to rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulations, be constant in prayer. To me, that spells out a ...

  • Thank You from Honduras

    December 14, 2020

    Thank You from Honduras

    Last month, some of our members with family in Honduras brought a crisis to our attention in the wake of damage from Hurricanes Eta and Iota. Their pastor, Francisco Ilias from Christian Vision Ministry Church, was cooking in his home and trying to feed people in the community. But as his own ...

  • Different But the Same

    December 8, 2020

    Different But the Same

    Christmas will be different this year. I am sure you have heard this many times by now. There will be no large gatherings, family reunions, parties or Christmas plays. There will not be the endless days of shopping in person in stores, community events commemorating the season, or Christmas parades. Many of ...

  • Health and Wellness Update

    December 7, 2020

    Health and Wellness Update

    The Health and Wellness Task Force met on Thursday, December 3 to review COVID-19 trends in our community. Based on the criteria established in our phased reopening plan (including current virus infection rates, the overall increase in COVID-related deaths statewide and nationally and the increased risk of transmission associated with holiday gatherings), ...

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