Update Regarding In-Person Worship

May 22, 2020 Dearest congregation, Greetings in the strong name of Jesus Christ! I pray this letter finds you safe and well. I write to you today to give you an update regarding in-person worship at El Mesías…. Read More

Update Regarding In-Person Worship

Dearest hermanos y hermanas en Cristo, I write to you to give an update regarding in-person worship services at El Mesías. The Administrative Council and I met on April 29 to discuss Governor Abbott’s latest executive order, which… Read More

The Tomb is Occupied

The tomb is still occupied. The Marys and the other followers of Jesus have nothing to do but sit in their grief since it is still shabbat, the Sabbath. They have nothing more to do but sit with… Read More

Holy Week at Home

As I type this reflection, I hear the sounds of two little boys – one age 5, one age 2 – playing, fighting, and laughing. I’m writing this reflection from my home because we are under strict shelter-in-place… Read More

El Mesías UMC – Response to the COVID-19 / Coronavirus

Dear ones, On Friday, March 13, I was privileged to meet with representatives from Mission Consolidated Independent School District and clergy members from Mission, Alton, and Palmhurst to discuss efforts to prevent COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our communities. I… Read More