Being a visible and active presence of Christ in our community

Posts by Jose Carrion

Congregational Care Workshop

When:            Thursday, March 7 – Friday March 8 Times:            Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location:       Coronado Community UMC, 201 S. Peninsula Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 Who:               Training open to anyone interested in serving their brothers and sisters in need. Congregational Care,…

A Call for Prayers

The General Conference of the United Methodist Church gathers every four years from around the world to pray, discern, and decide about all issues that affect our denomination. In 2016 it was the last time they gathered to update our Book of Discipline, the instrument we may find all the guidelines that rules our denomination,…

Back to School

My dear brothers, and sisters, who doesn’t agree with me in wondering how fast this year is passing by. Some people may be returning from their summer vacation. However, August has already gone, and September is bringing us new challenges, events for others. We all may agree that this time is a very special for…

Making Christ’s Presence Visible

On his spiritual journey for holiness, Augustine of Hippo once said, “May I know You (Lord), as I know myself.” This is the first step to make Christ’s presence visible. Augustine considered and discerned his real self, about what he could do, and about how his spiritual gifts and talents empowered him to serve Christ’s…

Welcome Summer

In a few days we welcome the official first day of summer. On the same token, most of our children will be at home starting their summer vacations. On moments like this, we usually think that is a time to go out of town, a time to meet family, to have fun, especially during the…

Happy Easter

We are now in the spring season. It is very amazing that it is already April 1st, and today, we are beginning the Easter season. The 2018 year is passing by so quickly. Maybe some of us are already preparing our arrangements for Mother’s Day and graduations, like me. I have two nieces that are…