Pastor’s Note – May 21, 2020

Schweitzer UMCCOVID-19, Pastor's Note

Friends, There are some exciting things happening at Schweitzer right now. If you missed Sunday, we announced a large gift the church made to the Mozambique Initiative. Because of the financial uncertainty facing many churches, the Missouri United Methodist Church Conference … Read More

Pastor’s Note – April 23, 2020

Schweitzer UMCCOVID-19, Pastor's Note

No images? Click here Friends, We’ve all been learning things during this coronavirus crisis. I wanted to write a series of Pastor’s Notes about some of the things we’ve been learning as a church. Last week, I wrote about how we’ve … Read More

Pastor’s Note – April 9, 2020

Schweitzer UMCCOVID-19, Pastor's Note

Friends, Christ is risen! This weekend we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. (Actually, every Sunday we celebrate resurrection, but this Sunday, of course, is Easter). It’s a bit of a bittersweet Easter. As Todd Hunter writes in a recent article on Christianity Today, … Read More

Pastor’s Note – April 2, 2020

Schweitzer UMCPastor's Note

Friends, I’ve heard from so many people who are very encouraging and offer words of appreciation for our Sunday worship. Today, I want to give some credit where credit is due. Our staff team has gone above and beyond to … Read More

Pastor’s Note – March 26, 2020

Joanne BuskeCOVID-19, Pastor's Note

Friends, What a week we’ve had. Everyday the news seems to get worse. There is tremendous uncertainty. Fear is everywhere. And yet…there is also hope. We are called children of God. There’s an empty grave. We’ve been given the promise … Read More

Pastor’s Note – March 12, 2020

Schweitzer UMCCOVID-19, Pastor's Note

Friends, The church will be taking some precautionary steps in light of the spreading coronavirus. You can start expecting three things to be different immediately at Schweitzer: We will ask people to refrain from shaking hands during our greeting time. … Read More