News

110 of 21 items

Restoration for Our Souls

by Narcie Jeter

Psalm 23 (NRSV) 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; 3     he restores my soul. He leads me in right paths for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no evil; for you are […]

We have a Mission Field

by Narcie Jeter

I’m asked to write a “State of the Church” each year for Charge Conference (a massive amount of forms and reports).  Here’s mine for this year!  Happy reading! State of the Church Point Hope United Methodist 2017 Our church is growing in new members, in outreach, in missions, in discipleship and in new leadership. The […]

Overflow

by Narcie Jeter

We’ve all seen images of Harvey’s and Irma’s destruction around the world.  This article even lifted up United Methodists’ good work in being ready to help after a disaster.  http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/sep/12/christians-outpace-fema-aid-hurricane-victims/ Point Hope has raised $2,170 that we’ve already sent to UMCOR for their relief efforts.  Neighbor helping neighbor because that’s what Christ calls us to.  […]

Scriptures that Journey with Us

by Narcie Jeter

These scriptures have upheld me in times of sickness and grief, trial and tribulation.  I was asked this week what scriptures got me through my cancer journey.  Below are some of the scriptures that journeyed with me.  My husband, Mike prayed Psalm 6 and Psalm 30.  They are listed in our Bible as “Prayer for […]

God Wants to Protect Us

by Narcie Jeter

Evy had a rough first day at school.  She only had one boy in her class from last year and for now (thankfully!) she doesn’t particularly care for boys!  Enoch , on the other hand, had 7 students from his old class.  I’m sure we’ll get a note soon about Enoch talking in class because […]

Choose Joy

by Narcie Jeter

I shared this reflection at Somerby yesterday.  When we’re on the way back to school, when life gives us lemons and we have to make lemonade, when we have the choice whether to choose to make a bad situation worse or choose forgiveness, grace and joy, these words, that are contained in scriptures and songs […]

We’re a People of HOPE

by Narcie Jeter

2 Corinthians 4:16-18 says this, “So we do not lose heart. Even though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed day by day. For this slight momentary affliction is preparing us for an eternal weight of glory beyond all measure, because we look not at what can be seen but at what […]

The Harvest is Plentiful

by Narcie Jeter

We have over 50 kids signed up for VBS July 10th-14th. “The Mighty” Cub Scout Troop 505 started meeting here in April. We did our first outreach event with the soccer families that use our back field. We’re starting a partnership with a yoga teacher. We made cookies for the neighborhood schools and the Sunshine […]

Reaching our Neighbors

by Narcie Jeter

We are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. – Ephesians 2:10 (NIV) I still get the North Central District’s emails, which was my old district when I was serving in Florida and the Florida Conference is doing this thing called Fresh Expressions. […]