Faith UMC Newsletter Aug 2016

Faith United Methodist Church has a monthly newsletter (“The Faith Circuit Rider”) available for the congregation in print form on the first Sunday of every month.  It is also available as a PDF, and is now posted on the website. If you would like to receive a copy by email send the editor, Judy Ferguson an email.

You can view them online by clicking the links below:


January 2023 – Volume 17 Number 1

December 2022 – Volume 16 Number 12

November 2022 – Volume 16 Number 11

September 2022 – Volume 16 Number 9

August 2022 – Volume 16 Number 8

July 2022 – Volume 16 Number 7

June 2022 – Volume 16 Number 6

May 2022 – Volume 16 Number 5

April 2022 – Volume 16 Number 4

March 2022 – Volume 16 Number_3

February 2022 – Volume 16 Number 2

January 2022 – Volume 16 Number 1

February 2020 – Volume 14 Number 2

January 2020- Volume 14 Number 1

December 2019- Volume 13 Number 12

November 2019- Volume 13 Number 11

October 2019 – Volume 13 Number 10

September 2019- Volume 13 Number 9

August 2019- Volume 13 Number 8

July 2019- Volume 13 Number 7

June 2019- Volume 13 Number 6

May 2019- Volume 13 Number 5

 April 2019- Volume 13 Number 4

March 2019- Volume 13 Number 3

February 2019- Volume 13 Number 2

January 2019- Volume 13 Number 1



Below is our pastor’s article for the January 2020 newsletter:

New Years is always a time of mixed emotions for me. Christmas (and all its
mystery) is over and it is time to put away the tree and decorations for
another year. It is also a time of new beginnings and I excitedly begin my

So, I say a bittersweet goodbye to the old and welcome in the
new with great expectations.
Looking back together as a church we have much to rejoice about. We had a
fabulous Christmas season and have been incredibly blessed by serving
others in our community. In some ways, it has also been a difficult year as
dear friends have moved away, others have been unable to attend church,
and still others have struggled with difficult medical issues. We also still
grieve those who have gone to be with the Lord.

We look forward to what God will do in 2020. Our newly elected Leadership
Team will begin a process of discernment for our future. The process will
include study and prayer. We will be doing an assessment of the needs of the
church and the needs of the community. The entire congregation will
eventually become involved as we seek input and feedback.

What will this new year bring? The scripture tells us that “if anyone is in
Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” (2
Corinthians 5:17) I am looking forward to how Christ will work in and
through us in the coming year.
Blessings for a fruitful New Year!

Pastor Sharon