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Thoughts from Rev. Caleb Pitkin

What is a General Conference?

What is a General Conference?  It is the only body that can set the official policy of the denomination and speak for the whole United Methodist Church.  It is empowered to consider and vote on petitions and resolutions that are put before it.  The results of these votes lead to changes in the Book of […]

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Theology Is Like Cooking

Everybody cooks.  Everybody prepares food.  I have known some people who said that they couldn’t cook and that they didn’t cook.  But I think they were may have had a different definition of cooking.  To them cooking was a mysterious process by which strange and wonderous raw ingredients were turned from a bunch of stuff […]

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30 Day Bible Overview

This September in our Adult Bible Study we will be focused on scripture.  I know that seem like a water is wet kind of statement but let me explain.  We are going to talk about what the Bible is, how it came to be, and how we view it as not just believers but as […]

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About the Apostles Creed

The Apostles Creed One of the most recognizable and universal part of Christian worship is the recitation of either the Apostles or the Nicaean Creed.  These two creeds serve to define the core beliefs that all Christian groups share and that are viewed as the fundamental core of Orthodox Christian faith.  Soon we will be […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day from the folks at Signal Mountain United Methodist Church. Did you know that Mother’s Day was a Methodist Holiday before it was an American Holiday. Please watch the video to learn more.

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Upcoming Bible Study on the Parables

The parables of Jesus are some of the most familiar parts of the Bible to believers and non-believers alike.  These stories are so famous that some of the words and phrases from them have entered into our everyday speech, a good Samaritan, a prodigal Son, knock and the door will be opened and don’t hide […]

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