Pastor Brian’s Update 7/12/2018

Good afternoon Rome 1st UMC family, I hope all is well with you. I want to encourage you today. God loves you no matter your situation, no matter your status in life – or lack thereof, no matter where you find yourself. You are made in the image of God. God desires to be close … [Read more…]

Pastor Brian’s Update 7/7/2018

Good day, Rome 1st UMC Family!   I want to give a big thanks to everyone who helped in any way to make our annual community picnic a success. There were so many people who put in time, effort, money, and skill to make this happen. We had plenty of good food. We had some … [Read more…]

Good times at our Neighborhood Picnic

Now with Pictures!!!  On Saturday the 28th we held a Neighborhood picnic on the front and side lawns of the Church from 11am til 2pm.  It was open to anyone and everyone. We had games for the kids (old and young) as well as music provided by our own Praise Band and Pastor Brian and … [Read more…]

Pastor Brians update 6/28/2018

Good afternoon, Rome 1st UMC family,       I hope all is well with you. I ask that you be in prayer for the family and loved ones of Pastor Tom Hast. He was the pastor of Bartlett Baptist and Oneida Baptist churches. He died after being struck by a car earlier this week. He … [Read more…]

Pastor Brians weekly Update 6/15/2018

Our baptism calls us to resist evil, oppression, and injustice in whatever form they present themselves and to accept the freedom and power that God gives us to do just that. To that end I am co-organizing a prayer vigil in response to the KKK material that was left at homes in Lee this week. … [Read more…]

Pastor Brians weekly Update

Hello Rome 1st UMC Family,   I hope all is well with you. We will continue in our Love, Grow, Serve series tomorrow by talking about loving your neighbor. What does it look like to love God and neighbor? How does this look like in your life? I hope to see you tomorrow.   Here … [Read more…]

Pastor Brians Weekly Update

Hey Rome 1st! I hope all is well. I look forward to seeing you tomorrow. We will be setting up for a sermon series on “Love, Grow, Serve” – our church’s stated vision. The Pentecost season is a great time to revisit this vision as we seek to be molded by the Holy Spirit into … [Read more…]

Pastor Brians Weekly Update

Hey All! We had an exciting time Tuesday with Worship Without Walls. We connected with a lot of people, letting them know that God loves them. We started the event making sandwiches in our kitchen. We had a great crew – more than I anticipated (thanks to Bob and Nancy Henderson, Sue Bordiuk, Penny Gray, … [Read more…]

Pastor Brians Weekly Update

Dear Rome 1st UMC Family,   We are a few short days away from launching Worship Without Walls: Rome. I am excited to see where this adventure takes us. We will be at the Neighborhood Center on Dominick Street from noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday. We will hand out sandwiches, water, Bibles, prayer stones, … [Read more…]

Pastor Brian’s Weekly Update

Hey all! I hope you are well. Here is what is going on this week. There will be no adult Sunday School class this week. Class will resume on April 8, with Faith Link. This program gives a basic overview of issues we face and applies our faith to help us think through the issues. … [Read more…]