Be Encouraged: Notes and Thoughts from Bishop Trimbleview all

Preaching Truth Still Matters

Brother and Sisters,   I come to you this evening with a message that I did not intend to send today. In fact, I began this day with another topic on my heart and mind, however as I listened, watched, and ...
OPINION: Reflections on Charlottesville

OPINION: Reflections on Charlottesville

It sounds funny when it rolls off of my tongue: “Newton, Kansas a crossroads for diversity.” Growing up in Newton there were several factors that made it the perfect melting pot for the ...
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Lebanon United Methodist Churches join efforts to help fight hunger

Lebanon United Methodist Churches join efforts to help fight hunger

Nearly 200 volunteers from several Lebanon-area churches, including Centenary and Otterbein UMCs, gathered and combined efforts to pack almost 37,000 meals for operation Pack Away Hunger in Indianapolis. ...
The children came with joy

The children came with joy

A few weeks ago, I attended Sunday worship at Carmel UMC where the Rev. Patti Napier preached an excellent sermon, and the music and hospitality were deeply touching. What struck me, though, was when the ...