• I shared with traditional worship this past Sunday and will do the same in contemporary worship on 2/23, the goals and vision for Carmel UMC in 2020. As a United Methodist denomination during these uncertain times, it is difficult to  navigate the issues of sexuality, marriage and status of clergy. There is and probably will be increasing conversations and questions. I will keep you apprised of information as it becomes available. I do so cautiously as there are copious amounts of communication from all viewpoints and the media as well. 

  • Early Thursday morning, my son and I took our dogs out for a walk even though it was very cold and the ground ice covered. At the end of our walk as we gingerly made our way up my driveway, he pushed the garage door code. It only opened about 3 inches. I suggested he try again and eventually with more effort in pushing in the numbers, he was able to see the door move properly. 

  • Can you figure out these riddles?  


    1. What am I?  I am not alive, but I grow; I don't have lungs, but I need air; I don't have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?  


    2. Lighter than a feather, yet no one can hold it for long? 

    *Keep reading for the answer!