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  • Phone: (956) 686-3784
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  • Church Address:
    4200 N. McColl Rd. McAllen, TX. 78504

 

Service Times

  • Sunday: 8:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am

Pastor's Perspective

July 2017

Posted by Ricky Sanderford on

Pastor’s Perspective - MOMENTS OF GRACE I shared the following story a few weeks ago in a sermon. I’ve had anumber of people request a written copy so here you go. The Washington Post conducted an experiment: What would happen if a world class musician performed elegant classical...

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June 2017

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Pastor’s Perspective Annual conference is a gathering of all the pastors, active and retired, and representatives from all the churches in the conference. Annual conference is where we take care of the needed business of passing a budget and electing people to various leadership roles and...

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May 2017

Posted by Ricky Sanderford on

Pastor’s Perspective I have heard it said one of the few constants in life is change. There is truth found in that statement. May is a time of transition for many families with graduations occurring. (Now kids even graduate from pre-school!) Some will face the empty nest as their last...

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April 2017

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I pray that the groundbreaking for our sanctuary space has recently occurred. That’s the plan. I remember a groundbreaking that happened when I was just a boy about six. The occasion was Kempner Methodist church doing a major remodel on the sanctuary, almost starting from the ground up. We...

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September 2016

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The Lord God took the human and settled him in the Garden of Eden to farm it and to take care of it.- Genesis 2:15  From the very beginning, human beings have been about the business of tending to and growing things. We grow gardens. We grow children. We grow marriages. We grow businesses...

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Tags: blog, children, genesis, grow, pastor's, perspective, youth

August 2016

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I hope your summer has been a blessing to you and your family. Summer time for many families is less structured. There is time to get away if only for a little while. People cope with the south Texas heat by seeking refuge at the beach or traveling to higher elevations where the...

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Tags: blog, central, jurisdiction, pastor's, perspective, south, summer

July 2016

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The second ever Rio Texas Annual Conference is now behind us. It was a spirit filled conference under the direction of Bishop Robert Schnase. I want to extend a big thank you to our lay delegates who sacrificed three days to represent our church. Delegates included veterans Steve Crain and Steve...

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June 2016

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Lloyd C. Douglas tells the story of Thomas Hearne, who, "in his journey to the mouth of the Coppermine River, wrote that a few days after they had started on their expedition, a party of Indians stole most of their supplies. His comment on the apparent misfortune was: 'The weight of our baggage...

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May 2016

Posted by Ricky Sanderford on

May is a transitional time of year. This is the main month for graduations from high school and college. That event marks a transition in the life of individuals and families. Young people are given new labels: graduate, freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, employed. For some, the empty nest...

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April 2016

Posted by Ricky Sanderford on

A number of people have inquire about the process going forward with our goal of building a sanctuary, music, nursery and administrative space. Let me lay out the steps forward in our process. After commitment Sunday on March 27, the Building and Design Committee (B & D) will convene to...

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