Take a deep breath. I know it’s an edgy portrayal. To some it may even be offensive. Yet the Gospel is often that way, countercultural and ‘in your face.’ When you look at this image, what do you see? What feelings does it illicit in you? What can we learn from this?
Come join us and see what 10,560 feet or an extra
2000 steps-living looks like.
The oft iconoclastic sermon on the Mount continues…. ~Matthew 5: 38-48
Pastor Michelle, New Mexico Clergy Coaching Class, October 2016
After one-year of certified coach training foundational classes, electives, 100+ coaching hours and professional credentialing, Pastor Michelle is one exam away from her International Coaching Federation (ICF) ACC Coaching Credential. Thanks to each of you who have put your trust in her for personal coaching sessions. She indicates that her door is always open to all for any pastoral care and personal/life/marital etc…coaching needs!
Click here to find more about Coaching for Clergy, the United Methodist pastor who founded it and how it can help resource the church!
Click below to see the difference between COACHING and COUNSELING.
Welcome our New Bristol Faith in Action
DeVonne Phipps is an experienced director of human services and an innovative program developer. She has worked as a direct service provider and director in various roles and programs since 1989. She is a Qualified Mental Health Professional, earned her Bachelors of Arts in Human Services and a Masters in Business Administration from Concordia University St.Paul, MN.
DeVonne resides in Abingdon, Virginia.
With the hiring of DeVonne, our Executive Director position has moved to full-time! A big step of faith!
First UMC is a partner church of BFIA and our pastor serves on the BFIA Board,
Who is Jesus? A teacher? A Miracle Worker? GOD’S SON!
Join us for a study of wonder this Sunday!
Sunday School: 9:30am
Bristol Cooperative Parish Meeting, February 14, 2017
First UMC (3 churches not in attendance)
Wednesday Mid-Day Community Lenten Lunches, begin Wednesday March 8
CLICK LINK BELOW to see our Lenten preaching/lunch schedule.
Sunday Morning Worship will always be held as scheduled.
Use discretion in attending,
Your SAFETY is our main concern! WEEKDAYS:
If the Bristol Tennessee schools are closed for the day OR close during the day, all scheduled church activities are cancelled UNLESS, conditions improving, the Team Leader notifies all persons of the plan to proceed.