Trinity Blog

Pastor's Blog

Hello! I am Jane Graner and Welcome to my blog! I pray that in these articles, you will experience the love and peace and joy that comes from following Jesus! I would love to connect with you. Feel free to email me at

  • Hello!

    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!

    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…

    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!

    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

    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

  • Do we see hope?

    There is so much of news swirling around in my thoughts.  How about you?  I’ve been worrying about possible war with Iran, trade war with China, care for immigrants seeking asylum, integrity and truth in politics, and the UMC divide between Traditional Plan and Progressives. What are some of yours?  I wonder if there will ever be real community and ... Read More

  • Stuck in the Middle

    Have you ever found yourself stuck in the middle or caught between two things?  We often find ourselves having left the familiar and not arriving in the new.  We’re in a milieu in the midst and it is quite uncomfortable. The Israelites who left the slavery of Egypt find themselves wandering in the wilderness.  The promise of the Promised Land ... Read More