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May brings many celebrations. It begins with the May Day celebration when spring is in full bloom and heading into summer. It is about life and play with May Day baskets, flowers, and dancing.
Most of the time I would not think that the request was strange at all. “Is it ok if I give you a hug?” This time the question came out of the blue. I had asked for a ride to the airport. After I got into the car the driver greeted me. She noticed my last name and said when she was in high school there was a school nurse who had the same last name. My response was to say, “you must have attended Maryvale High School.” The woman was shocked and said that she did and wondered how I could have known that. I told her that my mother had been the nurse at Maryvale for many years.
By Rev. Matt Ashley, South District Missional Strategist and Superintendent Does your church have a Safe Sanctuaries policy to protect children, youth and vulnerable adults who participate in your ministries or visit your campus? Several decades ago, the United...
Discipleship is the center of our mission as a church and the center of our practice as Christians. Disciples are people who not only want to know Jesus, we are people who want to be like Jesus. Jesus lived in absolute sync with God. In fact, Scripture tells us that the two moved as one.