Pastor's Blog

  • Laity Sunday Sermon

    Sunday, October 25 was Laity Sunday. I preached a message that helped to explain the role of the laity in the church as well as empower the laity to continue in whatever ministry you are called. But I also spend time addressing some issues and questions that are important to Oak Grove UMC. A few members asked me to give this sermon again at another time or send my notes to the congregation. If you would like to know what [...] Read More »

  • Time to Pray – H

    H (In this blog, I am working through the book 26 Ways to Pray the Alphabet by Lisa Nichols Hickman.)  Today, the letter H. The book begins with the words Harmony and Honey. Ask: Remember we are looking for an ordinary word and a holy word beginning with H. I thought about the words Halloween and Heaven. Halloween because the stores are filled with reminders of the upcoming day. Of course, candy, costumes and decorations are all over the shelves and Heaven because the next day, [...] Read More »

  • Time to Pray – G

    G (In this blog, I am working through the book 26 Ways to Pray the Alphabet by Lisa Nichols Hickman.)  Today, we have the letter G. The book begins with the words grasshoppers and glory. Ask: Remember we are looking for an ordinary word and a holy word beginning with G. For my ordinary word, I am picking gecko. Here is why, the book used grasshopper and talked about how it was an incredible creature. Well grasshoppers are not my favorite, so I picked one that [...] Read More »

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News & Events

  • July 2016: Looking for a Mission Opportunity?

    Three Mission Opportunities for Your ConsiderationLittle Elm Area Food Bank Dedicated people realize it takes local involvement to solve a local problem. Food drives are critical to the ongoing mission of the Little Elm Area Food Bank. The Little Elm Food Bank estimates more than 75,000 pounds of canned and packaged foods are needed to furnish a minimum level of support to those in need. Please help by bringing your donations to the church. Veteran in Need Meet [...] Read More »

  • July 2016: A Note from the Pastor

    From My Pen to You Not only has July been HOT, but it has been a whirlwind. I can’t believe the month is almost over. I am so blessed to be appointed to Oak Grove. Each week has been amazing; from your kind welcome, to vibrant worship, to knowing your prayers, to seeing and talking to you during the week. I am learning all about the church and the wonderful ministries that happen from studies, meetings and meals to community, preschool and Scouts. I [...] Read More »

  • Ladies Share Group Paint Party: August 7, 2016

    Come Express Yourself Cyndy Nesbit will once again conduct a painting party for us for only $10 per person. You can make one of the great images shown here! The images will be predrawn, so if you can color in a coloring book, you can do this! Join us on August 7th, beginning at 2:00 p.m.   Read More »

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John 3:16

God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him won’t perish but will have eternal life.