Faith Journeys

Gracious God, Creator and sustainer of all that is good, We come in adoration, praise and thankfulness. We thank you for this new day to worship, study, share and have fellowship. We thank you for each day as another day to be of service. We ask for guidance to best use the talents and faculties […]

Father God, we are grateful that we can come boldly to your throne, because you are a good and gracious God, where we receive your mercy and find grace to help us when we need it. (Hebrews 4:16) We thank you, that we are able to address you as Father by the work of your […]

‘All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God’ (Romans 3:23 NASB). ‘If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness’ (1 […]

Although I attended this church as a teenager, my relationship to the First United Methodist Church came later in life. When I was an infant, my Dad was in WWII. While he was stationed overseas, Mama and I went to live with my Grandma Eaton and Aunt Arline and my cousin in Collins. My Grandma […]

Norwalk First United Methodist is my Church. I became a member over 25 years ago. I was raised in the Catholic church along with my six siblings. God was always a part of my life. I always knew I was blessed to have loving parents who taught me how much God loves us. Church was an […]

Phyllis Zieber August 1, 1975 LaMar, Sarah, our nearly eight-month daughter, and I moved into our home. We had lived in Monroeville when we first got married and went to LaMar’s home church in Bellevue. Before we had moved to Norwalk, we had planned to visit some of the churches in Norwalk before we made […]

Good morning!  I am Ben Kenny, 8:30 keyboard noodler and 10:30 balcony dweller.  I have been asked to share my testimony.  I will try to be mercifully brief and stick to the script. I grew up in the suburbs of Baltimore, and while I was doing that, God looked out for me by blessing me […]

I must say that I have always known the church as a special place to come to.  Starting at infancy, I rarely missed a Sunday at church.  You see, my father was a Methodist minister and my mother was a daughter of a Methodist minister.  My 2 older brothers and I were always at Sunday […]

I came to understand what Christ did for me when I was 12 years old and I watched the movie Jesus of Nazareth. I understood then that Jesus died for my sins. But it wasn’t until I was a junior in college that I accepted Christ as my savior. I have been coming to this […]