9-20-17 CMUMC Updates

This month I’ve been having all my annual doctor visits and  every year ​that includes a complete physical from my doctor​, a thorough check-up from head to toe. I usually have the same initial thoughts about this invasive, needle-sticking, ​body squeezing,​ finger-poking experience​ … ​​first, ​”​I’m too busy for this​!​ I just don’t have time​!​” Second, ​”T​his is not going to be fun!​”​ Third, ​”​I don’t want to know what I might learn!​” But the end result is always the same: I’m glad I did it, and it always leads to continued or better health​!​​​  EMAIL US NOW if you want a copy of the results.


​O​ur church is similar to this experience… no one really wants to do a thorough and honest evaluation, but ​when we do, we get ​better church health and robust performance!​ And after all, how do we know if we’re doing what GOD wants us to be doing without having conversations about it?!


In order to make the most use of our time, I have an ANONYMOUS  survey that asks 10 questions about what we’re doing well … in what areas would you give us a grade of B or better?  In each area, please take time to comment on why you feel the way you do.  Seniors, youth and children will also be sent separate surveys so you can be SPECIFIC about special areas of interest.  PLEASE  TAKE THE SURVEY NOW PLEASE … Click Here​​ ​ … survey will be closed on MONDAY 9/25 at 5 PM​


10/14 & 28, 9am-4pm …THE HOLY SPIRIT: Here and Now … come be part of an amazing opportunity to grow in your faith! The North Texas Conference LAY SERVANT MINISTRIES is presenting this awesome 2 day program bringing into focus the role of the Spirit in Worship, Communion, Baptism, Theology, Prayer, and Storytelling. It will be at our church on 10/14 and 10/28 …  CLICK HERE for details.


WOMEN’S WALK TO EMMAUS: Nov. 9-12, 2017, Lake Lavon​ … we would LOVE to sponsor you on this incredible faith building weekend! … CLICK HERE for details


ALL CHURCH FALL FESTIVAL: Saturday, October 7, 3-5PM …sponsored by Journey with Jesus … this is a bridge building event to get to know our neighbors and friends … we get to make a FIRST IMPRESSION and everyone is encouraged to volunteers, greet and welcome people!




RUMMAGE SALE: October 21, 8 am – 2 PM


SONG OF THE MONTH:  God of Wonders… here’s the preview!


JOURNEY WITH JESUS UPDATES:  All the fall events are on the website (CLICK HERE) and they will be updated as we get closer.


THE CREW: the Middle School kids continue to meet on Sunday night from 5:30-7:30  


GIRLFRIENDS of GRACE: Painting with a TWIST, Sunday, October 1, 2017 … I love painting the SEASONAL paintings and this one is great … RUSTIC SUNFLOWER.  Go online now and make your own reservation if you want to go. 


Fridays, EDUCATION BUILDING, 9-10 am … BIBLE TALK, Genesis 6 (Noah)


Sundays, 9:45 … ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL, Book of Ruth


THIS SUNDAY: SMYRNA: The Benefits of Suffering  … read here.


Debbie Lyons 
Pastor, Caddo Mills United Methodist Church 

PO Box 417 – 2500 First Street, Caddo Mills, TX.  75135  


903-527-3470  (TEXT 972-896-5254)

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