These delicious, sun-kissed, last days of summer make me wish for easier peace in our nation and in our world, for an easier and more open dialogue in the midst of our differences, and a deeper striving for comfort and joy for ALL people. I long for joy that is founded in love, truth, idealism, […]
When the disciples finally, “came to believe” in Jesus’ message and call, many found themselves unable to stick around for the long haul. Yet, the nourishment was right there. The miracle was God incarnate in their very own teacher. The task was to internalize and LIVE the message. But change is hard. Choosing a new […]
Rev. Elizabeth Brick came to us in July of 2018. She attended Chapman University for her undergraduate degree in Psychology and English. In 1998 she completed her Masters of Divinity degree at Boston University School of Theology. Pastor Elizabeth was ordained in the California Nevada Annual Conference that same year, and her first appointment was […]
“The quiet will come, when all the noise fades away, when the others have all had their say, and only the passing breeze drifts by on its way to find the sea. Then you can have time to think, to let your thoughts sort themselves out, until the image of an answer stands before you […]
What a fun night attending the River Cats! 40 participants from the Rancho Cordova United Methodist Church enjoyed themselves at the game. Click the post title to see pics!
Dear Friends, We hope that some of you will feel inspired to attend this local event. Together we can hone our disciple-making skills and learn more about how to develop a Disciplemaking process for our church. Please call the Rancho Cordova United Methodist Church office at 916-635-4242 if you would like to attend!
From Steven Charleston today. May we all expand and grow as we age… this is our time. “I guess I didn’t get the memo, the one that defines how we are supposed to act when we get older. I am not dismayed by how this world has changed because it is always changing. I am […]
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From: Elizabeth Brick Today we engage the gospel of John in worship. Honestly, it is my least favorite of the gospels. It feels far removed, a bit fancy, and a bit hyperbolic. And it is strangely mystical. There is also bread. BREAD– a lot of bread in the book of John–crusty, fragrant, soft, yeasty, delicious, […]
The mission of the Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Local churches and extension ministries of the Church provide the most significant arenas through which disciple-making occurs. We make disciples as we: — proclaim the gospel, seek, welcome and gather persons into the body of Christ; — […]