July 10, 2017 In a few words…

This past Sunday I shared a message about how Christ invites us to be yoked with him rather than yoked with sin. Sin can be an uncomfortable topic for us to talk about, yet it is an important one. Sin keeps us from being who we desire to be and more importantly who God desires us to be. Sin gets … Read More

July 3, 2017 In a few words…

Wow! What a warm and welcoming Sunday, July 2nd was for me and my family. I am very excited to be appointed as lead pastor here at Cornerstone UMC. I am also excited for some wonderful upcoming events. Tomorrow, July 4th, we will be celebrating with the church family here at Cornerstone with food, games, fellowship and of course fireworks. … Read More

March 24, 2017 In a few words …

Pastor Carol

I See Christ Today Once in a land Called Palestine They saw him, the Christ As he lived and taught   Feeding the hungry Healing the sick Eating with sinners But always preaching love   In him they saw God Learned forgiveness and acceptance Felt compassion and understanding Knew the miracle of prayer   They saw him, the Christ Far … Read More

March 17, 2017 In a few words ….

Pastor Carol

“Vulnerability is about having the courage to show up and be seen…Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weaknesses.” ~ Brene Brown “There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community. ~ M. Scott … Read More

March 10, 2017 In a few words ….

Pastor Carol

While certainly Lent is a familiar liturgical season that comes and goes with each year, this year it seems different. Not in some big and flashy way, but in a subtle and peaceful way that has seeped into the dark and unattended places of my soul. In this new experience of Lent I feel calm when the waters of things … Read More