Global Methodist Church Constitution Recommended
by Jared Doutt on April 20th, 2024
[In March of 2024], the Global Methodist Church’s Transitional Leadership Council (TLC) voted to propose a constitution to the denomination’s convening General Conference, scheduled to meet in San Jose, Costa Rica, September 20-26, 2024. During its transitional season, the GM Church has functioned without a constitution. Its transitional leaders believed only a convening General Conference compose...  Read More
Making Sense Out of Nonsense
by Pastor Matt Judd on March 8th, 2024
When things happen that are outside of our comprehension or ability to understand, we don’t often imagine that the problem is with us – with our wisdom or perspective. Instead, we assume that it is the event itself that is the problem.  Read More
Christmas Movies
by Pastor Shirley Deemer on December 9th, 2023
Written by Pastor Shirley DeemerFrom the December 2023 Edition of the Messenger I LOVE Christmas Movies. They make us laugh, cry, and think about what’s important. I havemany favorites and It’s a Wonderful Life is one of them. It’s interesting that when it wasreleased, it did not do well at the theaters. In fact, it was considered a financial flop, and ithas been criticized for various other reaso...  Read More
Let’s Skip Christmas
by Pastor Matt Judd on December 9th, 2023
Written by Pastor Matt Judd From December 2023 Edition of the Messenger I saw them begin to appear in stores in September, right next to the Halloween and Thanksgiving saw it too – Christmas lights, decorations and more. You know, the start of that great season called “Hallowthanksmas” or something like that. I get it – retail needs to make its year-end numbers and Christmas is t...  Read More
Rejoice Always
by Pastor Shirley Deemer on October 30th, 2023
From November 2023 Newsletter Writer William Arthur Ward said “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” That’s why it is so important to show and convey thanks regularly. I know that I do not say thank you enough for all that the fellowship of Glenwood means to me. You amaze me by how many ways you show your love for Christ by showing your love for oth...  Read More
Walking Faithfully
by Pastor Matt Judd on October 30th, 2023
Unfaithfulness is a lot like neighborhood decay. When one person doesn’t keep up their property or pick up litter, that seems to become an excuse for others to do the same and soon the whole block has gone downhill. But if unfaithfulness works like that, then why can’t examples of faithfulness function in the same manner?  Read More
The Dynamics of Music and The Lord
by Pastor Shirley Deemer on October 1st, 2023
One of the other important aspects of music besides rhythm and tempo is dynamics. The simple definition is that dynamics means how quietly or loudly a piece of music should be played or sung. But it’s so much more than that. Dynamics is about the intensity, space, tension, aggression, or gentleness of the music. The dynamics of music has been a part of creation since the beginning. Birds sing, tre...  Read More
Animal Kingdom Community
by Pastor Matt Judd on October 1st, 2023
We gather together to encourage and be encouraged, to find strength and healing as needed, and to remember our unity with the saints around our community and our world.  Read More
by Jared Doutt on September 8th, 2023
Your days are full. But when is the time to pursue God’s Kingdom if not now? The Colson Fellows Program was designed for men and women with busy, complex lives.  Read More