Author Archive: Curt Christiansen

Canton Mission Team Update, Day 1, Sunday

After eight hours on the road, with a few rainstorms along the way, the team all arrived safely in Canton. After quickly unpacking all the gear and getting the camp kitchen up and running, Mike Dinsmore (and helpers) cooked us a delicious spaghetti meal. Following dinner the team gathered around the non-existent campfire (due to […]

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Canton Mission Team Update, Day 2, Monday

Our first work day started a little later than normal, as we did not need to be at the worksite until ten. After another wonderful Mike Dinsmore meal for breakfast, and a morning devotional from Don “Gramps” Meyer, the four groups all headed to their respective worksites to begin the day. Two small groups headed […]

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Youth Choir Tour Update

Youth Choir Tour Update We just want to say thank you for all of the prayers we have been receiving from church. It is awesome to know our church family is supporting us while we are away. We have been working hard, performing strong, and having a lot of fun in the name of the […]

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Reflections on Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day!  All fathers will receive a special gift at worship on Sunday, June 21.  Join us! Below are two reflections on Father’s day from our Communications Assistant, Angie Wortman. A Scriptural Reflection on Father’s Day Ephesians 3:14-15 says:  “For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and […]

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United Methodist Women’s News

The following are announcements for the United Methodist Women (UMW) for June 19, 2015: Circle News Joy of Reading Book Study Group: Next meeting Tuesday, July 14 at 7:00 PM to study The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Grace Readers Book Study Group:   Our next book is ‘A Man Called Ove’ by Fredrik […]

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Short Term Missionaries Update

  Short Term Missionaries Update Please continue to pray for our short term missionaries in the field. John Patton Jr. John is completing he second year as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kyrgyzstan. John has been in Kyrgyzstan since April 2013, and will be returning home on June 22.  Please help us welcome John home! John […]

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CrossWalk Wednesday Fellowship News

CrossWalk is Sterling United Methodist Church’s mid-week fellowship.  A catered meal is served at 6:00 PM with Bible studies and other activities starting at 7:00 PM. Wednesday Night Schedule: 6:00 PM – Family Fellowship Meal  7:00 PM  JAM Children’s Ministry, LifeSigns Youth Study, Adult Bible Studies, Aldersgate Choir, The Master’s Crafters, Amigos Bible Study, Young Adults Study […]

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Kids Under Construction Preschool Registration

It’s that time of year!  Registration for the 2015-2016 school year will begin on: January 12 for current families, January 23 for church members and alumni, and February 1 for new families. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and classes fill quickly. We will be scheduling tours throughout the month of January, and we […]

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CrossWalk Wednesday Fellowship

The CrossWalk Wednesday Fellowship (CrossWalk Meal, Children and Youth Activities, and Adult Bible Studies) occurs during the school and church program year.  CrossWalk takes a break during the summer and Christmas holidays and resumes with the school calendar. Click here for the full schedule.

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Mission Trips 2014

In 2014, we are sending out the 7 mission teams.   For details about each team, click on the links below. 2014 Mission Teams: Montego Bay, Jamaica, June 28- July 5 Bennettsville, South Carolina, July 6-12 Canton, Ohio, July 13-19 Poust & Tachov, Czech Republic, July 25-August 7 New York, New York, August 9-13 Sager Brown, […]

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