Author Archives: Shelley Coltrin



Shelley Coltrin

A Flurry of Activity
in Pastor's Weekly Message

A Flurry of Activity

Christmas is coming! It feels safe to admit that I’m listening to Christmas music now that Thanksgiving is over. I’m not ready for full-on Christmas radio all the time, but my favorites playing in my...

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December 02, 2022
Advent Begins
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Advent Begins

Happy Thanksgiving! Now that you’ve had your fill of turkey, laughed with friends and family, slept off the excess food, and put away the good dishes, it’s time to turn our attention to Advent. In...

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November 25, 2022
Denominational Update
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Denominational Update

What’s happening with the United Methodist Church? If you watch mainstream media, you might have seen articles about the church splintering or splitting. This isn’t entirely true, but it has some truth in its midst....

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November 04, 2022
Making a Difference
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Making a Difference

  This month in worship we have focused on those small things that can make a big difference in our world. Gratitude. Perseverance. Humility. Prayer. Faith. These seemingly small things, in the hands of God,...

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October 21, 2022
Who Will You Invite?
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Who Will You Invite?

When people hear our church’s name, what comes to mind? This is the question the United Methodist Church asked decades ago, so it did research. It discovered the general public didn’t have a good or...

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October 14, 2022
Blessings of Love
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Blessings of Love

Part of the amazing nature of God is the unconditional love that’s offered to all people. We see this love in the promise to care for the descendants of Abraham. In Joseph’s love for his...

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October 07, 2022