from jeannie's desk

Pastor's Blog

Click below to read weekly messages from Rev. Jeannie Himes, senior minister of St. Stephen's United Methodist church. 

  • a significant piece of the puzzle

    January 21, 2021 - Reparations: the making of amends for a wrong one has done, by paying money to or otherwise helping those who have been wronged; the action of repairing something. From the Latin reparare - to restore.

  • holding on

    January 14, 2021 - "They waved banner emblazoned with the words, 'Jesus saves,' but this is not what Emmanuel came to earth to embody. This is a perversion of the Gospel. This should drive all of us to our knees. ..."

  • confirmation opportunities

    January 7, 2021Connection is something we have all had to put a lot of thought and creativity into this past year. Churches worldwide have struggle to find ways to connect with church members and for church people to connect with one another. Being connected is crucial to our Christian faith - described sometimes as the body of Christ, or at other times a a vine and its branches.