Tag Archive: St. Paul’s UMC

Mar 28

Easter Celebration at Intermountain!

Easter-Plymouth-UCC

We here at Intermountain hope you had an amazing Easter celebration! This year brought something different to our Easter observance and built upon our ecumenical Lenten observances. As you may have seen in an earlier post, our children had the opportunity to learn about a variety of religious observances around the Easter holiday, and this …

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Mar 01

Learning empathy through charity – Bishop Eliudi visit 2016

Our children unscramble the word "Jambo," meaning "Hello!"

Recently, our children assembled hygiene kits as a service project. These hygiene kits are given to students that come from far away to attend the International Evangelism Centre in Salika, Tanzania. At the Centre, these students prepare to be church planters and pastors to a number of countries in East Africa. The relatively few supplies—all …

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Oct 10

Toward a Theology of Hospitality – a sermon by Intermountain Board President, Rev. Marianne Niesen

The Rev. Marianne Niesen

[This sermon was delivered in worship at St. Paul’s UMC in Helena, Montana on Sept. 20th, 2015. Rev. Marianne Niesen serves as Sr. Pastor of St. Paul’s UMC as well as the Chair of the Intermountain Board of Directors] In Africa, the Masai are known as the fiercest of warriors.  Interestingly, though, they greet each …

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Apr 10

Transformation and Freedom: Easter and Passover at Intermountain, 2015

Thrivent

We here at Intermountain hope you had a glorious Passover and Easter season. We just finished up celebrating both holidays with great fanfare and excitement. Our Jewish Educator, Janet Tatz, held a “mini-Seder” on April 10th for all our children and a fair number of staff and adult guests. Our Easter Celebration was held at …

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Jul 28

What’s a work and play day? St. Paul’s UMC gives an example

Work Play Day 2

I have fond memories of summer youth mission trips from my time as a youth pastor and associate pastor. Now, in my role as Intermountain’s chaplain, it is a great joy to host groups that want to support the work of Intermountain with their presence and passion for ministry. In my work with youth, I …

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