Trinity Blog

Pastor's Blog

Hello! I am Debbie Riggsby 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 pastor@tumcd.org.

  • Our mission…

    The divers from various countries had a vital mission to rescue the soccer team and coach from being trapped by high water in the cave in Thailand.  They partnered together to give their all for the well-being of the boys.  All were safely rescued.  Thanks be to God! This week we’ll look at our mission and how we live our ... Read More

  • Community…

    Where do we find community?  What does community look like?  How do we build community?  What difference does community make in our lives? The church is the Body of Christ with lots of diversity of gifts, talents, ages, backgrounds, ideas, and dreams.  Yet we are one as God’s beloved children in God’s loving community.  How do we build and live ... Read More

  • Our Story, God’s Story…

    When and how did you first hear the story of Jesus?  From your parents?  In Sunday School?  Reading the Bible?  It’s a story that has become true for us because we have come to know Jesus and believe in him. Through our relationship with Christ, we learn of God’s love for us and God’s ongoing saving grace moving in us ... Read More

  • Connecting…

    With Trinity folks traveling here and there, it is so vital for our community’s well-being to connect through prayer, technology, and in person when we can.  We’re grateful for people who pray regularly for our church and our prayer requests, who read our weekly Times,  who follow TUMC on Facebook, and who check out the sermon messages in the worship ... Read More

  • New Life and Rest…

    Jesus often went into the wilderness for quiet, prayer, and just to be with God.  In a new place with new experiences, God offers rest and new perspective.   For a time of renewal with family, Lew and I are joining with my two sisters’ families for a Decker Family Reunion in FL.  We’ll have three generations ranging from ages 3 ... Read More

  • Celebrate Father’s!

    This Sunday we celebrate Father’s Day.  Many of us have wonderful memories of our father’s love for us expressed in hugs, caring, teaching, listening, and just being with us.  Many though have difficult memories of fathers who were not loving and caused lots of pain and hurt. The wonderful news for each of us is that we have a God ... Read More

  • Uniting Grace…

    Do we see a difference in our world in the last few years and decades?   Doesn’t the people around us seem to be more divided, more angry, and more hurtful than we remember?  What difference would it make for people who are United Methodists who really follow Christ to live their faith in the midst of the turmoil?  I believe ... Read More

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