Kamloops Free Methodist Church



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  • Sep19Wed

    'Thank You!'

    September 19, 2018
    Pastor Shelley Utz will commence her tenure as Lead Pastor of our church this Sunday, September 23. This event will conclude a period of nearly four months since Pastor Vern retired. The Church Leadership Board is grateful to all who stepped up and took on additional responsibilities during this interval and to those who continued to pray for...
  • Aug28Tue

    New Pastor and Family Have Arrived!

    August 28, 2018
    What a wonderful day it is, the sun is shining, there's no smoke ... and Pastor Shelley, Dan and kids have safely arrived from AB! There are many helpers, guys and gals, to unload the U-Haul and to help clean, start unpacking and organizing. There are even boxes and shelving units in our new pastor's office ready to find a new home. Thanks so...
  • Jun1Fri

    Pastor Vern & Jackie Retiring

    June 1, 2018
    As you know, Pastor Vern and Jackie are retiring. Pastor Vern's last sermon is this Sunday. It was with sadness I posted his last sermon outline this morning! Having worked with Pastor Vern as secretary since 2010, and long before that in the music department, there is so much I could say ... Actually I did put my thoughts into a poem that will...
  • May11Fri

    Two Baptisms and More News

    May 11, 2018
    Last Sunday two young adults were baptized, Trish and Jeremy! It was a beautiful service with meaningful music, scripture and testimonies from the two. Congratulations!

    Several of our people are attending the regional gathering in Mission, BC tomorrow. It will be a great time of getting together and connecting with other FMs. We hope to hear all...
  • Apr26Thu

    'Celebrations! And Announcements'

    April 26, 2018
    Hello again, readers - a few more announcements (I mean in addition to last week's long entry.)

    1) It is really and truly  finally spring - 26 degrees today, 28 tomorrow. I knew the heat would hit after the long, cool 'early spring'. I love 'cool' but I also appreciate the fragrance of blossoms and the smell of freshly mowed grass and brand...
  • Apr19Thu

    '60th Anniversary Today! and more'

    April 19, 2018
    Greetings! Today I would like to wish Chuck and Georgia a very happy and blessed  60th Wedding Anniversary! Congratulations to this wonderful couple, married April 19, 1958. So awesome : ) I have been admiring the anniversary card, made by our Ann, which will be from our church family. On the front of the card there is a photo of Chuck and...
  • Mar23Fri

    Spring and Easter

    March 23, 2018
    Hello! Well, do you think spring is finally here to stay? It's chilly again today ... but the calendar says we are into the first week of Spring. I do see green grass and all kinds of new growth in my perennial bed. A good sign for sure : )

    One thing I do know is that Easter is almost here - Good Friday is the saddest day of the year, Easter...
  • Feb9Fri

    Friday Afternoon Blog

    February 9, 2018
    Hello again! Hope to see you tonight at Family Fun Night - I see lots of yummy food in the kitchen cooler and tables all set up for the puzzle, games, etc. Haven't checked upstairs yet but I'm sure it's all ready for the party too : ) Come on over to the church around 6 PM.

    I wanted to mention CNOY again, that's Coldest Night of the Year,...
  • Jan31Wed

    'Family Fun Night! and more'

    January 31, 2018
    The PLAN for our Family Fun Night: a simple supper including (hot dogs chili dogs +) followed by a relaxed evening of fun. Try your hand at ping pong or air hockey upstairs in the youth room ... or play old fashioned crocinole or a board game ... or work on a puzzle ... or just hang out with coffee in hand and visit! Just come on out and...
  • Jan19Fri

    January News

    January 19, 2018
    Hi! Hope you're enjoying the sunshine out there - it feels like spring! Actually Pastor Vern and Jackie are on vacation where it's like summer  - somewhere warm and balmy with sandy beaches and palm trees! Pastor Vern will be back in the office on February 2.

    We are pleased to have Linda speak this Sunday, The Apostle's Creed, Part 8. Linda...