• InGathering, November 19, 2017

    It’s a Castleton tradition, and everyone is asked to share their own blessings by bringing gifts and food for those less fortunate. On Sunday, November 19, families are asked to bring toys and clothing for boys and girls, toddlers through 12th grade. The gifts will go to both Fletcher Place...

  • Leadership Institute: Equip. Strengthen. Inspire.

    On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, the congregation of Castleton United Methodist blessed me with the opportunity to attend The Leadership Institute at the Church of the Resurrection (further known as COR) in Leawood, KS. COR is pastored by Adam Hamilton … Continue reading →

  • Still Waters Eastgate New Art Installation

    Below Article is from Dan Grossman of NUVO – View Original Article Here On Thursday, Sept. 21, the day of the dedication for Sofiya Inger’s mixed media installation at Still Waters Adult Day Center Eastgate, it was 91 degrees outside. So instead of congregating outside, clients, staff, and family caregivers gathered in...

  • We Were Lost But Now Found

    It was a beautiful Labor Day and my family and I was enjoying it by attending a family favorite amusement park. We were well prepared for the day, the lines were short, and the weather was nothing short of perfection. … Continue reading →

  • Castleton UMC Life Groups Forming Now!

    L.I.F.E. Groups are starting soon at Castleton UMC. To kick them off, we will be having a L.I.F.E. Groups Beginning Point from noon to 2pm on August 20th. We will have lunch together and start the process of forming new L.I.F.E. Groups. Also, we will have childcare available during this...

  • How far are you willing to go?

    This past Saturday I participated in yet another bicycle ride. Yes, I really do love riding my bicycle. There is so much to love…good exercise, a simple form of transportation, and a great way to meet new friends. When I … Continue reading →


    July 1st marked the beginning of a new conference year for all United Methodist clergy/congregations. This past Sunday some churches were told the news that their pastor(s) were appointed for another year while other congregations heard a sermon from a … Continue reading →

  • Why am I so tired…oh, that is why!

    My family and I decided to watch the Pirates of the Caribbean movies and we just finished watching the second movie of the series. There is a part in the movie where Captain Jack Sparrow says, “why is the rum … Continue reading →

  • Back At It

    Over the past few months I have taken a break from writing and posting do to a season of business in my life. Honestly, I have enjoyed the break but I am now ready to get back to posting, sharing, … Continue reading →

  • Suffering Came to My House

    As a totally unwelcome guest in the middle of the night, suffering came to my house. Like a thief, his goal was to rob my life of meaning and contentment, and steal all of my joy. Suffering is sometimes mean, and he seems to revel in my tears and my...