How to Witness to Your Faith In case you missed it, this past Sunday was Confirmation Sunday. We had the joy of 11 students from three different Confirmation classes making a profession of their Christian faith and how they plan to live out their faith through the life of the United Methodist Church of Geneva. The collection of these student witnesses is truly inspiring. Seriously, if you missed it, I strongly recommend you spend even just a few minutes watching and receiving their testimonies. You can click here to watch their collective witness on our YouTube channel.   My pastoral experience tells me those reading thisRead More →

Walking with our Confirmation Students Happy April Fool’s Day!  As Christians, we have been counted as fools in the world.  Paul writes to the church at Corinth about how Christians are counted as fools because of their weakness. Even under persecution and in poverty and when homeless, still the Christians are steadfast in their humility, generosity, and kindness. (I Corinthians 4: 9-13) We have been having a great year teaching our confirmation students in partnership with our sister churches of Batavia and St. Charles Baker Memorial UMCs.  Our partnership has extended to sharing in some seasonal events and worship as well as partnering for someRead More →