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Pastor’s Message: May 3rd, 2021

Pastor’s Message: May 3rd, 2021

Dear CHUMC Family, As I give thanks for the grace of God at work in us through Christ Jesus, I wanted to share some news. This news comes on the heels of months of work by the CHUMC Discipleship Team which was made up of a combination of members of our Children’s and Youth Councils...
Pastor’s Message: April 26, 2021

Pastor’s Message: April 26, 2021

The Avett Brothers are a folk rock duo from North America whose music really tugs at my heartstrings.  Their latest EP, The Third Gleam, ends with a song named The Fire. In the song, a narrator stands by a campfire and asks a variety of people standing by the fire warming themselves alongside him, “What...
Pastor’s Message: April 19, 2021

Pastor’s Message: April 19, 2021

For the Second Sunday of Easter, we discussed how the good news of the resurrection points us to the hope of God’s healing of humanity. Within this hope, we know the healing of our sin, in its individual, communal, and structural systemic forms will be overcome by the grace and power of the Risen Christ...
Pastor’s Message: April 12, 2021

Pastor’s Message: April 12, 2021

CHUMC Family, The Chapel Hill UMC Reopening Team met with Project Transformation this past week to discuss the possibilities for Project Transformation at CHUMC this summer. During that meeting, PT leadership walked us through their plan and protocols to maintain safety on our campus this summer. This includes a much lower enrollment this year so...
Pastor’s Message: April 5, 2021

Pastor’s Message: April 5, 2021

CHUMC Family, There are so many people to thank for being a part of making Holy Week and Easter possible this year. Be sure and thank those who helped with all the planning: Blair King, Adam Lubbers, Pat Moore, Larry Rains, and Roxanne Rawdon. Thank you to our readers who made Maunday Thursday and Good...
Pastor’s Message: Mar. 29, 2021

Pastor’s Message: Mar. 29, 2021

CHUMC Family, Yesterday was the beginning of Holy Week. I am excited we get to experience our first in-person Holy Week together after needing to spend Holy Week online last year. Next year, I anticipate our Holy Week will be back to normal, but I am thankful we can gather together again this year. It...
Pastor’s Message: Mar. 15, 2021

Pastor’s Message: Mar. 15, 2021

CHUMC Family, We have enjoyed seeing a number of you in worship on Sundays. While we have not utilized any means of knowing who is online with us, I hope more of you have been able to continue to connect to our livestream and participate in that way. If you are having any issues, please...
Pastor’s Message: Mar. 8, 2021

Pastor’s Message: Mar. 8, 2021

We continue to embrace the journey this Lenten Season as we follow the biblical narrative toward the discipleship of the heart. This week, we discussed Exodus 20:1-17 and reflected on the importance of following the way God has placed before us and how we are continually shaped by God’s grace as we do. The love...
Pastor’s Message: Mar. 1, 2021

Pastor’s Message: Mar. 1, 2021

In our Embracing the Journey Lenten worship series, we continue to embrace the journey of the covenant initiated by God as God seeks to restore all humanity and all creation from the power and effects of sin and death. Our call to deepen our discipleship this Lenten season is a call to be a Spirit-empowered...
Pastor’s Message: Feb. 22, 2021

Pastor’s Message: Feb. 22, 2021

Friends, It was a relief to speak with almost all of our CHUMC family and learn you had either been spared the challenges of last week’s winter storm or were able to brave the cold and turn to others who could lend a hand. Praise God. As announced by email Saturday and in worship Sunday,...

EPHESIANS 3:18

I wish above all things that you may know how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ for you.