Stories of Missions
May 13, 2013
My wife and I love the idea of the “In the City for the City” mission. Several times in our tenor here at FUMC we have witnessed the blessings of our church reaching outside its walls into the community. We are as sure as we can be that this now focused and concentrated effort to ... More »
Apr 12, 2013
Our final day in the New Orleans area was a beautiful one – it started cool enough to need a jacket but ended with 75 degrees and sunny. It was a great day to end the week and our time working here.
We started off the day with breakfast and a surprisingly cool morning. Arriving at the home, ... More »
Apr 11, 2013
The rain and cooler temperatures arrived early in New Orleans and stayed with us throughout the day but did little to dampen our spirits or the progress we continue to make at our work site.
There was a noticeable difference in the team at breakfast this morning after the prior night’s late ... More »
Apr 10, 2013
I am writing this at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday night – which is very late at night for our team considering I am by far the youngest team member at age 41. Why are we up so late? We have just returned from a night out with dinner and seeing the sights in New Orleans and the ... More »
Apr 09, 2013
Greetings from New Orleans – or more specifically from St. Paul United Methodist Church in Harahan, Louisiana. The adult mission team had a great day of fellowship, hard work and worship.
We began the day with a great omelet breakfast and set off for our work site in La Place, which is a ... More »
Apr 08, 2013
Greetings from Louisiana! The adult mission team from First Methodist Mansfield arrived here in New Orleans on Sunday evening after a long day on the road. The trip was uneventful except for a flat tire on the church trailer just outside of New Orleans. Motivated by the traffic speeding close by ... More »