Here are some recent posts from Rev. Carnes:

An Open Letter to the Congregation from Rev. Carnes

Beloved Community of Christ, As a United Methodist pastor, I am committed to itineracy.  That is to say: I have […]

Our New Pastor | Rev. Mike Barclay

A message from Rev. Mike Barclay who will begin as the pastor of First United Methodist Church on July 1: […]

Spirit & Song | “I Was There to Hear Your Borning Cry”

[arve url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEJFNbwoKZg” /] This past weekend I watched as the Bishop baptized my son, Henry.  It was especially beautiful…but that […]

I Received a Letter. Did You?

Just before I returned to work from 8 weeks of paternity leave, I got a letter in the mail from […]

A Christmas to Remember | From the Pastor

I remember a few big gifts under the Christmas tree.  I remember when Santa gave me a gift that would […]

Welcome to the World, Henry | From the Pastor

I want to introduce to the world our new little boy:  Henry Lawrence Berry Carnes.  Henry is after Carrie’s great-grandfather, […]

Change Can Be Rewarding

For the past few weeks I have begun to see Father’s Day advertisements.  They are just like any other year […]

Spirit & Song | “Quilt of Love”

Occasionally I will share music that I finds particularly moving or which relates to worship in some way.  In December […]

State of the Church and Financial Update

Going into the final quarter of this year we had a dismal forecast of our giving for the year. Giving […]

From the Pastor | Why Church?

Becky had just retired when she discovered she had an advanced disease with weeks to live. The people of her […]

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