• 2017 Pledge Cards

    Your pledge to Castleton UMC helps us to create a budget for 2017. It tells us that you are committed to Castleton UMC and believe in the ministries we are doing here. Even if you are unable to estimate your giving, we would still appreciate it if you could fill...

  • Taking the Long Way

    Taking the Long Way On Sunday August 28th during a sermon, I used Peter Jenkins best-selling book “Walk Across America” as a sermon illustration. Peter Jenkins walk was made famous in the 1994 movie Forest Gump. Could you imagine doing … Continue reading →

  • Taking the Long Way

    Taking the Long Way On Sunday August 28th during a sermon, I used Peter Jenkins best-selling book “Walk Across America” as a sermon illustration. Peter Jenkins walk was made famous in the 1994 movie Forest Gump. Could you imagine doing … Continue reading →

  • Dear Friends in Christ

    Deb and I are really looking forward to this Sunday, October 2nd, when we will begin our life together with you! I am very eager to meet all of you. The Letter of Philemon says, “I have heard of your love and of the faith that you have for the...

  • Bigger Then Me

    On June 24, 2016 at 7pm I started a twenty-four hour bicycle ride in order to raise funds for cancer research. It was amazing, tough, hard, cold, blazing hot, emotional, and one of the most awesome events I had ever … Continue reading →

  • Bigger Then Me

    On June 24, 2016 at 7pm I started a twenty-four hour bicycle ride in order to raise funds for cancer research. It was amazing, tough, hard, cold, blazing hot, emotional, and one of the most awesome events I had ever … Continue reading →

  • Bishop Frank Beard Reaction and Acceptance Speech

    Reaction Acceptance Speech Bishop Frank Beard’s Acceptance Speech

  • Bishop Frank Beard’s interview after being elected Bishop

    Bishop Frank Beard is interviewed immediately following his election to the episcopacy on June 13, 2016, at North Central Jurisdictional Conference in Peoria, Illinois.

  • Overwhelmed

    On July 13, 2016 in Peoria, IL something extraordinary happened. I witnessed years of work and dedication of a man who I highly respect, reap the harvest of faithfully serving his Lord and Savior. The Rev. Dr. Frank Beard was … Continue reading →