Time to Celebrate!

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After the resoundingly positive vote to become a Reconciling Congregation on August 12, it’s time to complete the process! Join us this Sunday as we take a celebratory photo of our congregation immediately following the worship service. You will also have the opportunity to become an individual Reconciling United Methodist. The Reconciling Ministries Network recommends that at least 50% of … Read More

What does it mean?

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By now you have probably heard that Monday evening Trinity UMC voted to become a Reconciling Congregation recognized by the Reconciling Ministries Network. The final vote was 52 to 3 in favor of the affiliation. That represents 94.5% of the total vote. Trinity is now one of nine Reconciling Congregations in the North Texas Conference. There are also numerous Reconciling … Read More

Take Ten with God

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I’m always skeptical when someone tells me that I can reach a major goal “in just minutes a day.” Whether it’s getting rock-hard abs or writing the great American novel, such goals usually take a great deal more time and effort than is claimed. A really good exercise program, incorporating both aerobics and strength training, takes more than mere minutes … Read More

Smallest Package

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Good things come in small packages! Giving and receiving presents is one of life’s greatest pleasures. We get even more excited when those gifts are presented in the smallest of packages. What precious jewel or golden trinket might be contained in that tiny box? Some of the greatest jewels of scripture are also contained in small packages. Just because a … Read More

Why Trinity?

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What do people see when they see Trinity United Methodist Church? Do they see signs of welcome and hospitality? Do they see Christ at work in the world? Do they see a place where they might find respite and sustenance? Every local congregation of Christ’s church is an outpost of the kingdom of God. It is here where the world … Read More

Hello!

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Get to know Pastor Jane! A lifelong Methodist, Jane grew up in Fort Worth, where her family was very active in the local United Methodist church.  She attended Texas Woman’s University, earning a B.S. in Psychology, and graduated from Perkins School of theology at SMU, where she also received a Certificate in Spiritual Direction. Over the years Jane has been deeply involved … Read More

Thank You!

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Lew and I were richly blessed by the great celebration of my retirement and all the hugs, cards, gifts, and best wishes.  We are grateful for our ministry together at Trinity UMC and we are filled with your love.   You will always hold a special place in our hearts.  Thank you so much TUMC! Debbie and Lew

A final story to share…

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For my last Sunday to preach, I’ve chosen my favorite Bible story.  It has beautiful gifts for this time of good-by for me and for TUMC.  Come and discover what it is! Grace and peace always, Debbie June 23 & June 30 Worship Michael Wesley will be sharing the message and June 23rd and Sarah Wilcox will engage everyone on … Read More

Come Holy Spirit!

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In Acts 2, the Holy Spirit comes upon the gathered disciples in a powerful and invigorating way and the church is born into a community that shares the good news of Christ, encourages becoming disciples of Christ, and moves in God’s grace to transform the world.  Where do you see the Holy Spirit coming in your life, in our church, … Read More

Live and Love

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In Mark 2, several friends carried another friend who was paralyzed to see Jesus for possible healing.  When they couldn’t get into the home where Jesus was talking and healing, they climbed the roof and lowered their friend through it.  They were willing to dare new heights out of love. In our Emerge series for living new life in Christ, … Read More