Sunday, September 16, 2012
A "New" Church
After an exhaustive, nationwide search, we found our new church. Well, maybe we shortened the search a bit when we realized that the Methodist church closest to our home (one mile) was the best fit for our situation. After three weeks of attending, meeting people, eating the brownies they delivered to our home after we signed in as a visitor the first Sunday of our attendance, connecting to the Methodist language and format of the services, enjoying the music which included a talented gospel and all purpose quartet (with mandolin, too) and a group of instrumentalists and a music director who even writes music and plays the oboe, feeling welcome and comfortable, connecting to sermons and prayers and scripture and children's sermons, hearing a refreshing message about the discipleship of all, and catching a new "Christian" breath, we joined the Bellbrook United Methodist Church.