Farmhouse missions dinner – wow!

These photos are so beautiful, they remind me of a glossy food magazine. Concord United Methodist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, took advantage of some resources in their congregation to create a Farmhouse Supper Mission Fundraiser on July 20. The house belongs to Jodi and Terry Savage, members at Concord who built a new home that... Continue Reading →

Invitation to the table

I saw this photo on a pastor's page and had to share it. Gracianna, age 9, is the daughter of the Rev. Paige Pearson Wimberly, pastor at Newbern United Methodist Church and Mountain View United Methodist Church in Dublin, Virginia. After Gracianna spent two weeks with her grandparents in Florida, her mother traveled down to... Continue Reading →

God’s gift

And yet food is a gift from God. It represents God's love for us. This wonderful world that God created provides us with all that we need to live -- air, water, food, shelter -- the basic elements a person needs to live and function. It is no accident that our most profound sacrament, Holy... Continue Reading →

Camp Lookout: Focused on the mission

It’s minutes before mealtime, and the kitchen is on hyper drive. The coleslaw comes out of the cooler. The chili comes off the stove. Another layer of steaming hot dogs go out on the serving table. All hands are on deck, and the food and utensils are flying. The same thing happens when we have... Continue Reading →

Cooking for campers

This morning, I helped make a bread pudding using leftover rolls. I cleaned up a breakfast buffet table where 87 campers in the 5th and 6th grades spilled chocolate gravy and dribbled their eggs. Yesterday, I diced tomatoes and cut a sheet cake into 100 slices. I helped stack bottles of tomato ketchup and huge... Continue Reading →

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