HPCUMC Stephen Ministers

Hyde Park Community UMC is blessed with many wonderful life-giving and transforming ministries. Each and every one of the ministries is a vital part of who we are as a…

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A Message from Pastor Dave

As a congregation over the last two months we have had to practice social distancing for our own health and safety, and for others. This has meant we have not…

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Partiality thoughts…

We have experienced a mild winter this year and spring is right around the corner. Praise be to God!  Spring is my favorite season of the year. Being cooped up…

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Summer Is Finally Here!

Summer is Finally Here! School is not in session. Preschoolers through seniors in high school have graduated. What an exciting time of celebration in their accomplishments. And “thank you teachers”…

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Thoughts on Hope…

There are times in life we need to have hope. And in most cases when we do, we are wishing for a preferred future outcome. So where are you in…

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Wrestling with God

Let’s talk about wrestling! Have you ever watched wrestling on television? Is it fake or real? Do people really do this for a living and do they really get excited…

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An Angel’s Announcement

I’m not sure what you think of angels. Are they real? Do they have a halo and wings? I remember in the mid-1990’s there was CBS supernatural drama television series…

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Bible “truisms”…

The Bible is one of the most popular and beloved books in the whole world. At least I hope you agree! It is also one of the most complicated to…

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A Disciple-Making Church

The mission of the United Methodist Church is “to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” Every local church in their own context is to be…

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