First United Methodist Church Westfield

Saturday Message

Posted by on Jan 20, 2018

Dear Friends,

In all my years of preaching, I have never preached on the book of Jonah. No particular reason, it just never happened. So when I saw that Jonah was one of the lectionary readings for Sunday I decided that this was the time. Most of us don’t know much about Jonah, except for the part about him being swallowed by a whale – or what is a more accurate translation from the Hebrew, a “large fish”. But I still like “whale.”

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Announcement

Posted by on Jan 14, 2018

Dear Friends,

At the conclusion of this morning’ worship service, I announced that after much thought and prayer, I had requested from the Bishop a new appointment for the next appointment year, beginning July 1. On Saturday morning, Drew Dyson (our DS) and I met with the Staff Parish Relations Committee to share the news with them. Below is a summary of what I shared.

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