Just a Toothbrush

November 30, 2015

by Teresa Sherwood

What is the longest period of time you have gone without a toothbrush? Maybe you were sick, or hospitalized, or camping, or  traveling. Two days? Three? A week? Do you remember how wonderful it felt when you finally had the chance to brush your teeth again? The feel of squeaky clean ... Read More

A Heart for Adoption

November 27, 2015

by None

Dear First Family, I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I know that my heart is completely full from all the time spent with family (and all the food, if I’m being totally honest). In the spirit of thankfulness, I wanted to share my appreciation ... Read More

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

November 25, 2015

by Pastor Mike Ramsdell

To the First Family,Thanksgiving is about food, right? I have my preferred meal. Like most of us it’s typically what my family ate growing up. For me, it’s turkey, cornbread dressing, bread stuffing, giblet gravy, mashed potatoes, pumpkin and pecan pie, black ... Read More

Orphan and Vulnerable Children Awareness Weekend

November 20, 2015

by Pastor David Alexander

Dear First Family,  If you did not have a chance to be in worship last weekend, we held our annual commitment Sunday where we ask all those who call First Methodist Mansfield home to share their estimate of giving for the year ahead. I want to extend my deep appreciation for all ... Read More

Thoughts on Asking Why

November 19, 2015

by Pastor Mike Ramsdell

To First Family,Is there sin in the world? YesIs there death in the world? Yes When we see tragedy and terror in the world such as was in Paris last week, or in Lebanon just before, ongoing in Syria and many African ... Read More