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Posts by Journey Church (Page 3)

Do You Know UMCOR? 

UMCOR is a ministry of The United Methodist Church. As part of the UMC General Board of Global Ministries, the people of UMCOR focus all their energies on serving vulnerable persons affected by crisis or chronic need. They provide humanitarian relief when war, conflict, or natural disaster disrupt life to such an extent that communities are unable to recover…

Photo of Pastor Terry Kim.

No Man Is An Island

As a commentary on the importance of human interaction, the English poet John Donne once wrote, “no man is an island unto himself.” From the moment each of us is born, we are initiated into a societal collective.  We become a part of something we all desperately need, a community.  Human beings were created to…

Photo of Pastor Terry Kim.

A Fresh Start

A fresh start, a new beginning. Those are the words that crossed my mind as my wife and I began our move to sunny Maricopa.  The only problem was, before we could arrive, we had to go through the hassle of moving, of collecting boxes and packing up.  I once read that moving, aside from…

Moving On …

Is this fall? Some of it seems like fall. I think of this time of year as the time of “moving on”. Every year at this time, our kids are scrambling to get the last of the school supplies they will need, the latest in fashion and foot wear or the new uniforms they will need for…

It’s summertime! For those of us in sunny Arizona, summer means trying to find a cool spot in the shade (or in a pool), prayers for our air conditioners to hold out and vacations. For many around these parts, that means going someplace cooler for the weekends – like “up north” or the beach! Summer is…

collage of youth preparing emergency kits for the homeless

Learning Together!

Learning is better together! That’s just part of what 10 of our Journey youth have been learning over the past weeks. The kids, ages 10-13, are learning teamwork, how to navigate the Bible, and what it means to be part of a church family. Along the way, they’ve learned about each other, the church, issues…