Stay the Course

Stay the Course I love this Message translation of the first part of Psalm 119: Psalm 119 The Message (MSG) 119 1-8 You’re blessed when you stay on course,     walking steadily on the road revealed by God. You’re blessed when...
Stay Connected

Stay Connected

Stay Connected… Real wisdom, God’s wisdom, begins with a holy life and is characterized by getting along with others. It is gentle and reasonable, overflowing with mercy and blessings, not hot one day and cold the next, not two-faced. You can develop a healthy, robust...
Staying Calm

Staying Calm

Staying Calm 35 On that day, when evening had come, he said to them, “Let us go across to the other side.” 36 And leaving the crowd behind, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. Other boats were with him. 37 A great windstorm arose, and the waves beat...

Welcome to the Arlington District

Welcome New Arlington clergy! Jennifer L. Ailstock Sleepy Hollow UMC, Senior Church (or other job/position/school) from which you came: Sleepy Hollow, from associate to lead pastor Family:Husband Neal (41 years); 4 children, 3 grandchildren What are you most excited...
Leading with Love DRAFT

Leading with Love DRAFT

Leading with Love We will lead with love here in the Arlington District! Leading with love means first and foremost, our vision will be to discern the most loving way to move into the mission God has given us all – to make disciples and transform the world. It doesn’t...
The Power of the Personal “Ask”

The Power of the Personal “Ask”

I was sitting at a table at a group charge conference, listening to a group of laity share stories of how they engaged people in ministries which “serve” others.  A common concern around the table was that 20% of the people do 80% of the work!  (Sound...