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The Importance of All Saints Day


Written by Don Hood

I became aware over time of the significance of All Saints Day. It was a journey of understanding, wondering who these saints were and how they got there. Read More

The Importance of Your First Bible


Written by Natalie Nenovich

My favorite things about the day third grader receive their Bibles is to see the excitement and nervousness that they are getting their own copy of this great book... Read More

We are FUMCR: The Harrison Family


Written by Paula Harrison

As a family we have tried to be involved in any way we can to serve our church. In doing this, our love for the church has continued to grow. We have received so much more than we have given in every area in which we have served! Read More

How To Stay at the Top of Your Game During the Holidays


Written by Heather Canny

Be Active. Yes it really is THAT simple! Read More

Consider Alternative Gifts to Bring Hope to Others!


Written by Joy Anderson

Dollars spent in an alternative market or on fair trade items are dollars that keep on giving and provide hope for people in developing countries around the world. Read More

High School Seniors' Thoughts on Church


Written by Rich Rindfuss

Last weekend I joined 7th-12th graders from our church for an end-of-summer retreat called Really Living. Read More

Sowing Seeds and Growing Disciples


Written by Donna Morrell

The Garden Ministry of FUMCR began in 2008 with a small group of church members with a shared passion for gardening and for being good stewards of God’s creation. Read More

The Charter for Compassion


Written by Karen Armstrong

The principle of compassion lies at the heart of all religious, ethical and spiritual traditions, calling us always to treat all others as we wish to be treated ourselves. . . .We urgently need to make compassion a clear, luminous and dynamic force in our polarized world. . . . Read More

What Do You Get When You Mix a Little Dreaming with Great People?


Written by Kevin Burns

What do you get when you mix a little dreaming with some great students and willing volunteers? A soccer league, of course! Read More



Written by Price Newton

Remarkable people are met through LeadershipFirst. Read More