tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-11814314044944322192009-06-02T11:58:02.607-07:00PALOS UNITED METHODIST CHURCHCaring, Sharing, and Reaching Out ... with the Life and Love of Jesus Christ ... in God's GracePastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comBlogger65125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-16060596832974087122009-05-21T05:23:00.000-07:002009-05-21T10:38:29.970-07:0070th Anniversary Quilt<a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/ShVKhK6K49I/AAAAAAAAAQo/oDrMKWI3l9I/s1600-h/70th+Anniversary+Quilt.jpg"><img style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 354px; DISPLAY: block; HEIGHT: 400px; CURSOR: hand" id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5338254867042067410" border="0" alt="" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/ShVKhK6K49I/AAAAAAAAAQo/oDrMKWI3l9I/s400/70th+Anniversary+Quilt.jpg" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Featured in this magnificent piece produced by our Tuesday quilters are former and current members who participated in the project by submitting their photos. (Click photo to enlarge. Better still, come see the real thing in the sanctuary.)</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-1606059683297408712?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-80989323634002679912009-05-16T13:07:00.000-07:002009-05-17T04:45:10.613-07:00D-1<a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sg9RF3A5c0I/AAAAAAAAAQg/eVRJiMBLwVg/s1600-h/Flower+People+1.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5336573244566238018" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 159px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sg9RF3A5c0I/AAAAAAAAAQg/eVRJiMBLwVg/s400/Flower+People+1.jpg" border="0" /></a> <div><div><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Laughter and energy filled the air as these people (and others who went missing at the photo time) worked joyfully in preparation for the D-Day.</span></div><div></div><div><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5336572801879823186" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 213px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sg9QsF4O01I/AAAAAAAAAQY/KM6s87I2-HU/s400/Flower+People+2.jpg" border="0" /></span></div></div><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-8098932363400267991?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-64594338947136351172009-05-13T18:09:00.000-07:002009-05-13T19:12:28.351-07:00Come Join Us !<a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sgt5eo9j23I/AAAAAAAAAQQ/cJrE8Dpiahw/s1600-h/Doorknob+Hanger.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5335491750849141618" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 332px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 400px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sgt5eo9j23I/AAAAAAAAAQQ/cJrE8Dpiahw/s400/Doorknob+Hanger.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Armed with doorknob hangers and a street map, many of our members visited houses within the 1-mile radius of our church.</span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;"></span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Beth Paschall, our Diaconal Minister who coordinated this effort, gave the following instruction:</span><br /><br />***<br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;"></span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Dear Doorknob Hanger,</span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;"></span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Yours is the important job of expressing neighborliness to the people living in the proximity of our church. We want to be a good neighbor.</span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;"></span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Ring the doorbell. If someone comes to the door, introduce yourself. Say something like this:</span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;"></span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">"Palos United Methodist is celebrating its 70th anniversary next Sunday. We want you to at least stop over for coffee between 9:00 and 11:00 am, or to hear the Blue Grass Band at 1:45 pm.</span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;"></span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">"We want to be a good neighbor and be of any help possible. We are close enough that your kids could walk or bike over."</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-6459433894713635117?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-12208194639859937762009-05-11T14:57:00.001-07:002009-05-29T17:43:43.997-07:00Signs of Time<a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sgifsge2GcI/AAAAAAAAAQI/DkeMN7mwcbE/s1600-h/Come+Join+2.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5334689345602722242" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 178px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sgifsge2GcI/AAAAAAAAAQI/DkeMN7mwcbE/s400/Come+Join+2.jpg" border="0" /></a> <div><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sgifsuw36cI/AAAAAAAAAQA/kZ-97z5vEL0/s1600-h/Come+Join+1.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5334689349436434882" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 162px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sgifsuw36cI/AAAAAAAAAQA/kZ-97z5vEL0/s400/Come+Join+1.jpg" border="0" /></a></div><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">The signs have been designed and planted so that both north and south bound traffic on Harlem Ave can read the same message. Can you tell what they say?</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-1220819463985993776?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-8035940841216289702009-05-09T18:43:00.000-07:002009-05-11T15:10:56.447-07:00Sweet & Swift Hands<a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SgYxie-YtFI/AAAAAAAAAPo/KowtXx2EAHE/s1600-h/Cookie+Crew.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5334005277166974034" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 212px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SgYxie-YtFI/AAAAAAAAAPo/KowtXx2EAHE/s400/Cookie+Crew.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Our cookie mix crew worked hard to stuff 100 mason jars for a fund raiser in support of our mission trip to Chippewa Falls, WI, during June 14-20.</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-803594084121628970?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-19945330655020791922009-05-09T18:30:00.000-07:002009-05-13T05:19:27.552-07:00Church Marquee<a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SgYugUK_sYI/AAAAAAAAAPg/C1FvZlm3Iy0/s1600-h/Geranium.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5334001941372449154" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 266px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SgYugUK_sYI/AAAAAAAAAPg/C1FvZlm3Iy0/s400/Geranium.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Linda Pinto, Byril Sanders, and Eunyoung Chung planted geraniums on the basis of the church marquee.</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-1994533065502079192?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-878344885759254002009-04-25T15:14:00.000-07:002009-04-29T12:59:31.726-07:00Youth Recycling Event<a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SfOMwiLOC4I/AAAAAAAAAPY/0pAeQqp0E3Y/s1600-h/Book+Tear.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5328757549544901506" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 171px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SfOMwiLOC4I/AAAAAAAAAPY/0pAeQqp0E3Y/s400/Book+Tear.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">When a community library wanted to properly dispose of old books it no longer needed, our youth gathered to recycle them. They did something 'green' and in the process earned a small amount of money for the church by filling our recycling bins.</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-87834488575925400?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-57569411996638746772009-04-24T17:27:00.000-07:002009-05-04T12:10:15.585-07:00Rhododendron<a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SfJaX0_KluI/AAAAAAAAAPQ/H7IZ6s_5wKU/s1600-h/P1000360.JPG"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5328420674539788002" style="FLOAT: left; MARGIN: 0px 10px 10px 0px; WIDTH: 300px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 400px" alt="" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SfJaX0_KluI/AAAAAAAAAPQ/H7IZ6s_5wKU/s400/P1000360.JPG" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">"Gene Paschall, a member of the Midwest Chapter, is featured in the March 2009 issue of Better Homes and Gardens. This is a must see article, with gorgeous pictures of his garden. A former research chemist, he wanted to find a growing mix specially tailored for rhododendrons: sand, topsoil, and mulch. For decades he has developed one of the most beautiful rhododendron gardens in the Northern Illinois area." (Quoted from Rhododendron and Azalea News by the American Rhododendron Society)</span><br /><p><span style="font-family:Verdana;color:#000099;">How blessed we are to have him as our 'resident gardener.'</span></p><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-5756941199663874677?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-91772343554389315992009-04-16T15:26:00.000-07:002009-05-08T07:22:39.281-07:00"Do You See Me Better?"<a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SefvHNzpJaI/AAAAAAAAAPI/eDmM0dI2TWI/s1600-h/New+Look+2.jpg"><img style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; DISPLAY: block; HEIGHT: 242px; CURSOR: hand" id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5325487991633290658" border="0" alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SefvHNzpJaI/AAAAAAAAAPI/eDmM0dI2TWI/s400/New+Look+2.jpg" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">This is the view of the church from Harlem side after the trees have been trimmed.</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-9177234355438931599?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-73092750225407126902009-04-16T05:48:00.000-07:002009-05-08T11:44:04.686-07:00Always at Service<a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SecvC8DOP3I/AAAAAAAAAOw/gWSNhy1DkXc/s1600-h/Todd+Jack+Don.jpg"><img style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; DISPLAY: block; HEIGHT: 300px; CURSOR: hand" id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5325276811914788722" border="0" alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SecvC8DOP3I/AAAAAAAAAOw/gWSNhy1DkXc/s400/Todd+Jack+Don.jpg" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Todd Greer, Jack Greer, and Don Hammel cut and trimmed low lying branches of the two giant evergreen trees in front of the church in an effort to enhance our visibility to passers-by on Harlem Avenue.</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-7309275022540712690?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-42340458996660768772009-04-16T05:30:00.000-07:002009-04-16T06:10:34.366-07:00Easter-Ready Sanctuary<a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SecneJXPB0I/AAAAAAAAAOo/2hJkCcjUZHc/s1600-h/Easter-Ready+Sanctuary.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5325268483251832642" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 300px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SecneJXPB0I/AAAAAAAAAOo/2hJkCcjUZHc/s400/Easter-Ready+Sanctuary.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;"> This is how the sanctuary looked in the evening before Easter Sunday. Adorning the altar and the sanctuary were 40 pots of lilies, hyacinths, and tulips.</span><br /><div></div><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-4234045899666076877?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-18555197076921183382009-04-16T05:28:00.000-07:002009-04-17T05:13:55.973-07:00Beth Paschall<a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Seck1I3T2dI/AAAAAAAAAOg/tka5A027Zqo/s1600-h/Beth+Paschall.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5325265579720038866" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 320px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 400px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Seck1I3T2dI/AAAAAAAAAOg/tka5A027Zqo/s400/Beth+Paschall.jpg" border="0" /></a> <span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Beth Paschall, our Diaconal Minister, was one of the worship leaders at Good Friday community service (5pm at Lake Katherine: Photo courtesy of The Regional News). </span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;"><br /></span><div></div><div><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Later at 7:30p, we gathered at the church for the Service of Tenebrae.</span></div><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-1855519707692118338?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-78362778976595477642009-04-05T20:10:00.000-07:002009-04-07T19:19:27.527-07:00Children Handbell<a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SdlzDyUb1QI/AAAAAAAAAOY/8TePSpaA2Yc/s1600-h/handbell+not+so+clear.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5321410943599236354" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 248px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SdlzDyUb1QI/AAAAAAAAAOY/8TePSpaA2Yc/s400/handbell+not+so+clear.jpg" border="0" /></a> <span style="font-family:verdana;font-size:100%;color:#000099;">Our congregation loved singing 'Jesus Loves Me This I Know' to the handbells played by our aspiring young musicians during today's Palm Sunday worship.<br /></span><div></div><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-7836277897659547764?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-10379292928558698442009-03-30T07:15:00.001-07:002009-03-30T16:08:30.113-07:00Spaghetti Dinner<a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SdDarEq13SI/AAAAAAAAAOQ/SycRo0FZ3i0/s1600-h/Poster.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5318991593447218466" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 249px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 320px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SdDarEq13SI/AAAAAAAAAOQ/SycRo0FZ3i0/s320/Poster.jpg" border="0" /></a> <a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SdDWnsF0yMI/AAAAAAAAAOI/rfiAIpHE2y8/s1600-h/Spaghetti+Dinner.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5318987137263388866" style="WIDTH: 320px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 240px" alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SdDWnsF0yMI/AAAAAAAAAOI/rfiAIpHE2y8/s320/Spaghetti+Dinner.jpg" border="0" /></a><br /><div><div><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SdDWnhFkb1I/AAAAAAAAAOA/J3fnm4SRXnk/s1600-h/Rich+and+Linda.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5318987134309527378" style="WIDTH: 320px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 240px" alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SdDWnhFkb1I/AAAAAAAAAOA/J3fnm4SRXnk/s320/Rich+and+Linda.jpg" border="0" /></a> </div><div><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Extra tables had to be set up in the fellowship hall, and even the adjoining nursery room had to be converted to a dining room, as people brought their family members and friends in support of the youth ministry, specifically the extreme make-over of the youth room.</span></div></div><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-1037929292855869844?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-31818943739023311862009-03-30T07:15:00.000-07:002009-04-04T19:04:05.289-07:00Pastor Chung's Birthday<div align="left"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SdDUzWkpPLI/AAAAAAAAANw/9gEtlhRz2RU/s1600-h/Birthday.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5318985138622250162" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 320px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 303px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SdDUzWkpPLI/AAAAAAAAANw/9gEtlhRz2RU/s320/Birthday.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Staff-Parish Relations Committee graciously hosted today's coffee hour, complete with flowers and birthday cake. Does the cake give any clue how old I am?</span> </div><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-3181894373902331186?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-86697225643628200062009-03-24T18:56:00.000-07:002009-05-12T07:06:33.079-07:00Tuesday Evening Group<a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/ScmPgMNxSeI/AAAAAAAAANo/RTqnuArakDQ/s1600-h/Tuesday+Evening.jpg"><img style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; DISPLAY: block; HEIGHT: 226px; CURSOR: hand" id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5316938618285148642" border="0" alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/ScmPgMNxSeI/AAAAAAAAANo/RTqnuArakDQ/s400/Tuesday+Evening.jpg" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Bible, coffee, and cake mixed in a loving Spirit of God is a sure recipe for an evening filled with joy.</span> <p><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">The core teaching for the evening was "Choose Reward in Heaven."</span></p><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-8669722564362820006?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-53465241277655882872009-03-24T15:00:00.000-07:002009-03-24T16:35:00.314-07:00Monday Evening Group<a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SclYJwt2CzI/AAAAAAAAANg/FsWQEuDbrds/s1600-h/Monday+Evening+Group.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5316877759806835506" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 212px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SclYJwt2CzI/AAAAAAAAANg/FsWQEuDbrds/s400/Monday+Evening+Group.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">A 7-week Lenten Study 'Know Your Bible' Monday Evening group members are all smiles as they hold up their Bible at the end of Session #5.<br /></span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-5346524127765588287?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-2795643176039615792009-03-22T14:18:00.000-07:002009-03-23T08:25:15.444-07:00Singing the Faith<a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/ScarhKnNs1I/AAAAAAAAANY/kDOj2X8fkJY/s1600-h/Hymn+Sing.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5316124996430312274" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 200px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/ScarhKnNs1I/AAAAAAAAANY/kDOj2X8fkJY/s400/Hymn+Sing.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000066;">After worship/fellowship, people gathered once again in the sanctuary for hymn sing, which is one of the Natural Church Development programs aimed at enhancing passionate spirituality.</span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000066;"></span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000066;">Today we sang 10+1 hymns from 'The Faith We Sing' hymn book. Mary Mummert led the session, with Millie Watland at the piano, Melissa Ahluwalia and Eunyoung Chung with flutes, and Tony Pinto with guitar.<br /><br /></span><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000066;"></span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-279564317603961579?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-55602881386861112052009-03-10T19:27:00.000-07:002009-03-16T19:33:05.539-07:00Lenten Study<a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sbch_SI8-fI/AAAAAAAAANQ/eyuUuA-vEkg/s1600-h/Tuesday+1.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5311751656591653362" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 300px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sbch_SI8-fI/AAAAAAAAANQ/eyuUuA-vEkg/s400/Tuesday+1.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000066;">This Tuesday Evening group is one of five Lenten Study groups doing a 7-week journey of 'Know Your Bible.'</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-5560288138686111205?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-65751760076674718822009-02-26T17:23:00.000-08:002009-02-27T09:24:48.738-08:00Jack<a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sack9E1xUsI/AAAAAAAAANA/qQFX5rZa4RU/s1600-h/P1000281.JPG"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5307251317569311426" style="FLOAT: left; MARGIN: 0px 10px 10px 0px; WIDTH: 240px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 320px" alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/Sack9E1xUsI/AAAAAAAAANA/qQFX5rZa4RU/s320/P1000281.JPG" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Jack Greer checks ceiling water drainage in the fellowship hall.<br /></span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">People like him are the solid, basic building blocks of this church.<br /><br />Here he was baptised as an infant, grew up, met his wife Susan and married, raised children, married them, and now sees his grandchildren.</span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;"></span><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">He knows every corner of the church building. He is part of the church; the church, part of him.</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-6575176007667471882?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-9944291917503656952009-02-26T05:18:00.000-08:002009-02-26T11:47:24.870-08:00Ash Wednesday<a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SaaXF0ojtaI/AAAAAAAAAM4/wi6CJNsFP78/s1600-h/ash+wed+brkfst.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5307095337186604450" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 142px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SaaXF0ojtaI/AAAAAAAAAM4/wi6CJNsFP78/s400/ash+wed+brkfst.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Our United Methodist Women hosted Breakfast &amp; Program to mark the beginning of the Lenten journey. About 40 people gathered to participate in the imposition of ashes and Holy Communion, and to hear Sister Clair Marie Czerwiec speak on the importance of spiritual discipline for changed self and the community.</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-994429191750365695?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-44376738681453871262009-02-24T10:25:00.000-08:002009-02-24T17:16:59.200-08:0042-0<a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SaSSnEjlYuI/AAAAAAAAAMw/eB-DI0eqRCM/s1600-h/chili+servers.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5306527460884832994" style="FLOAT: left; MARGIN: 0px 10px 10px 0px; WIDTH: 157px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 187px" alt="" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SaSSnEjlYuI/AAAAAAAAAMw/eB-DI0eqRCM/s320/chili+servers.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Elias Larson, son of Todd and Barbara, won the state title (145 lb) Saturday Feb. 21. His record was 42-0.</span><br /><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">"I'm very excited. I dreamed of this day ever since I was a little kid, and here it is. It's a good sense of accomplishment to finally bring this home." (as reported by correspondant Curt Herron on Feb. 22 Southtownstar)</span><br /><br /><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">He is the 5th from left (or right) in the picture of January posting "The Winner Is . . ."</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-4437673868145387126?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-58490323058220634802009-02-23T16:09:00.000-08:002009-02-27T14:41:14.122-08:00Helping Hands<a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SaM7227M87I/AAAAAAAAAMo/ntLSu0DGlpM/s1600-h/Nancy+%26+Keith.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5306150599615378354" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 314px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 400px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SaM7227M87I/AAAAAAAAAMo/ntLSu0DGlpM/s400/Nancy+%26+Keith.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Two of our in-house pros, Keith and Nancy, were among the adult members who helped with Extreme Make-Over Youth Edition. (You can tell they are pros by the way they hold their brushes.)</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-5849032305822063480?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-91971669397387240452009-02-09T08:48:00.002-08:002009-02-10T06:42:09.818-08:00Extreme Make Over Youth Version<a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SZBhwWONSUI/AAAAAAAAAMg/hIEF9xJY8sM/s1600-h/youth+painting.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5300844244641859906" style="DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 400px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 274px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SZBhwWONSUI/AAAAAAAAAMg/hIEF9xJY8sM/s400/youth+painting.jpg" border="0" /></a><span style="font-family:verdana;color:#000099;">Members and friends of our Youth Group began their work to create their own 'home' within the church.</span><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-9197166939738724045?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1181431404494432219.post-70871210304503072352009-02-09T08:48:00.001-08:002009-02-09T08:55:49.722-08:00Children & Youth Family Dinner 4<a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SZBe32IRxUI/AAAAAAAAAMY/vud6ecIcIOw/s1600-h/walker.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5300841074931123522" style="WIDTH: 126px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 174px" alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SZBe32IRxUI/AAAAAAAAAMY/vud6ecIcIOw/s200/walker.jpg" border="0" /></a><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SZBe3h-ZAlI/AAAAAAAAAMQ/Qgbzvc5WQnw/s1600-h/nathan.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5300841069520945746" style="WIDTH: 108px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 177px" alt="" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SZBe3h-ZAlI/AAAAAAAAAMQ/Qgbzvc5WQnw/s200/nathan.jpg" border="0" /></a><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SZBe3Xp3B8I/AAAAAAAAAMI/_Qtd9LrK1g4/s1600-h/jasper.jpg"><img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5300841066750478274" style="WIDTH: 130px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 179px" alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_VjmFoNgxxvc/SZBe3Xp3B8I/AAAAAAAAAMI/_Qtd9LrK1g4/s200/jasper.jpg" border="0" /></a><br /><br /><br /><div></div><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='//blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/1181431404494432219-7087121030450307235?l=www.palosumchurch.org'/></div>Pastor Chunghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09834051999540896883rightchung@gmail.com