Pastor’s Weekly Message

May 2019
Grateful and Hopeful

On my way to the Kansas City airport after UMC Next finished on Wednesday, May 22, I spent some time in the military section of Mt. Moriah Cemetery in KC. My dad died in 2014 and is buried there. After torrential rains on Monday and Tuesday, the sun shone and the ground squished under my feet. As I stood at my dad’s grave, tension, gratitude, sadness and hope roiled in my stomach. Living far away from my dad, had I done what I could for him in his last years? That was......

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