Author Archives: Shelley Coltrin



Shelley Coltrin

Happy Earth Day
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Did you know Earth Day was born in 1970? Since then, laws have changed and policies have been adopted that have helped us to improve some of our treatment of our earth....

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April 22, 2022
Paradox
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Paradox

One of my favorite movies of my teenage years was the animated film, Aladdin. I loved the humor of Robin Williams that really shone in his depiction of the genie. One of his phrases has...

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April 08, 2022
The 'Quiet' Ministry
in Pastor's Weekly Message

The ‘Quiet’ Ministry

Greetings Friends, Have you ever considered what makes a ministry effective? Is something effective because it serves a lot of people in the greater community? Is something effective because it creates lasting memories for those...

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March 25, 2022
A Denomination Divided
in Pastor's Weekly Message

A Denomination Divided

The United Methodist Church has made the news again. It announced last week that General Conference 2020 has been postponed another time. General Conference is the highest decision-making body of the United Methodist Church and...

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March 11, 2022
Help for Ukraine
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Help for Ukraine

As we watch the news from Ukraine, it’s easy to feel helpless and fearful. As in other times of social anxiety, our Methodist tradition has direction for us. The United Methodist Church speaks against war....

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March 04, 2022