With the Eyes and Ears of Faith

There is an old rabbinic story. A man comes to his rabbi and asks, “Rabbi, why did God choose to speak to Moses out of something so lowly as a bush?” And the rabbi answered, “God chose to do so to show us that there is nothing so common or…

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FUMC launches a new website

We’ve spent many hours this summer with our website developer, Celia Wirth, constructing a new website for First United Methodist Church of Stillwater, Minnesota.   And though there are still a few things that need refinement, we are ready to launch!  We hope you will spend some time clicking through…

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Blessing the Ordinary

Nourishing the Spirit will be a blog that shares poems, prayers, quotes and photos intended to nourish our spirits.  We pray these blog posts will be a blessing to all.  In our first post we offer this blessing from Jan Richardson, writer, artist and ordained minister in the United Methodist Church.  Check out…

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