Promoting Hope and Confidence by Advancing English Proficiency

HELPING OTHER PEOPLE TO EXCEL:Partnering with the Immigrant Community to Promote Hope and Confidence by Advancing English Proficiency. Texas Christian University/ Public Health Nursing and First United Methodist Church Hurst have an ongoing service learning partnership. Data from the spring 2015 assessment identified that sustaining hope was an important need among immigrants. Hope is important…

Is It Ever Gonna Rain?

My dad was in the water business almost all of his adult life. He drilled water wells, repaired pumps and put in small water systems in rural areas. Originally, his business was McKee Drilling Company and, eventually, McKee Water Service. It was pretty much a one-person enterprise, although, early on, he occasionally had the help…

Jen’s 2022 Word of the Year

Words mean a lot to me, they do help guide my intentions, and they absolutely help to counter some of my narratives and doubts that definitely need countering…it is January, and I have been debating about my 2022 word for the past week.

Remember your baptism…

On Sunday, January 9, we will focus on the baptism of Jesus on this special day often referred to as “Baptism of the Lord” Sunday and conclude with a congregational reaffirmation of our individual baptisms. Part of the liturgy we will use includes an invitation for us to “remember your baptism and be thankful.” I…