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blog Pastor Mary Beth’s Musings: October 26, 2017 - All Saints Sunday This Sunday, we will be observing All Saints Sunday in worship. All Saints Day began as a day to honor Christians who were martyred during the persecution of the early Church. These earliest “saints” of the church pointed to Jesus Christ with their words, their choices, their actions and their lives, showing the way to the Good Read More
blog Pastor Mary Beth’s Musings: October 19, 2017 - We're Debt Free! If you’ve ever listened to Dave Ramsey’s radio call-in show, you know that a staple of his show is making time for listeners to tell a story, sometimes in person at Dave’s studio in Memphis, sometimes over the phone, of the journey of getting rid of debt. Every story has similar elements: coming to an awakening about Read More
blog Pastor Mary Beth’s Musings: October 12, 2017 - A Music-Filled Worship “Be filled with the Spirit, as you sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, singing and making melody to the Lord in your hearts, giving thanks to God the Father at all times and for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Ephesians 5:18b-29, NRSV) There were so many things that I appreciated Read More
blog Pastor Mary Beth’s Musings: October 5, 2017 - Experience God's Table of Grace Thank you for welcoming back my family and me so warmly this past Sunday and throughout the week. And thank you for extending such warm hospitality to Pastor Pat and her husband, Jerry, for the past two months. It seems that abundant blessing was experienced in this community while I was gone. I am deeply Read More
Welcome Welcome to Vista Ridge United Methodist Church! - Welcome to Vista Ridge United Methodist Church! I am so happy that YOU ended up on our website today! I hope that YOU find what you are looking for here and that we get to see you on a Sunday soon! Please know that you are NEVER required to know anything or do anything or be perfect or anything like Read More