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Pastor’s Message: January 21st, 2020

Pastor’s Message: January 21st, 2020

Chapel Hill Family, We announced on the Sunday before last that Idalia’s role has changed with CHUMC at the start of 2020. She is still serving as our minister of families and children. However, she is no longer serving as an indigenous church planter seeking to plant a new worshipping community within CHUMC. As we...
Pastor’s Message: January 14th, 2020

Pastor’s Message: January 14th, 2020

Disney has released a new show in the streaming universe called the Mandalorian. In an episode of the show, the Mandalorian is suspicious of a droid that once attempted to kill a child he protects. A friend named Kuill who the Mandalorian has asked to keep the child for a time reprogrammed the droid to...
Pastor’s Message: January 7th, 2020

Pastor’s Message: January 7th, 2020

By now, you have seen the news reports. A wide-ranging group of United Methodists met together with a well-known mediator to work out an agreed plan for separation to submit to the 2020 General Conference. This plan will enable us all to put decades of contention regarding the inclusion of LGBTQ people in the Church...
Pastor’s Message: December 17th, 2019

Pastor’s Message: December 17th, 2019

In our final installment considering the phenomenon of church decline, church consultant Thom Rainer posits that a final major factor of church decline is that churches are slow to respond to change as change accelerates all around us. Rainer suggests that while churches use to lag behind the technological and cultural changes by five to...
2019 Giving Tree

2019 Giving Tree

This Christmas Season we will be supporting Genesis Women’s Shelter again! We need blankets for all ages as well as stuffed animals. Please be sure to ONLY donate NEW items. If there are any questions please contact Meredith Moore.
Pastor’s Message: December 10th, 2019

Pastor’s Message: December 10th, 2019

The fourth reason for faster church decline as laid out by church consultant Thom Rainer is related to the second reason. We previously discussed the decline in the number of people from the Builder generation born before 1945. This was a generation that was fiercely loyal to institutions. Generations since are less loyal leading to...
Farmer’s Branch Christmas Market

Farmer’s Branch Christmas Market

Saturday, December 14 at Santa’s House in the Historic Park from 3:00-9:00 PM.  We can work in shifts. This is a great way to serve your church as disciples to our community.  We can interact with hundreds of people and let them know who we and where CHUMC is located.  It is a fun family...
PT Holiday Toy Drive

PT Holiday Toy Drive

PT’s Holiday Toy Drive will be ending soon! They still need gifts for a few more children, ages 6-10. The sign-up sheet is available on the table in the narthex. Once you sign up, you’ll have until December 12th to bring in your gift. This Sunday will be the last day to sign up. Thanks!
Pastor’s Message: December 3rd, 2019

Pastor’s Message: December 3rd, 2019

In week three of our series about reversing the accelerating decline in churches, we look at a factor that may not seem to be a part of Chapel Hill’s experience. In Week One, we discussed the impact of the decline of Cultural Christianity which provided benefits for people to be in church even if they...

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.