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Live Streaming!

We are now video broadcasting via Facebook Live for Sunday Worship Services and other special events!

Christ commands us to “Go into all the world and preach the Gospel to all creation” (Mark 16:15). Live streaming allows us to fulfill the great commission and reach people we’ve never reached before. During the month of September, we reached over 400 people via streaming.

Today most people start their search for a church on Google instead of walking through the church doors. Broadcasting our services online shows seekers a glimpse of the community they can join.   It also allows our members who are home sick, their caregivers, vacationers, or those gone for the winter, to stay connected and be a part of what’s happening despite their distance.

Showcasing our sermons and services online makes new families more comfortable with who we are, what we’re about, and what they should expect from our ministry. We record each service so they are now available online (24×7) at cloudcroftumc.org & facebook.cloudcroftumc.org.

We need help to provide this ministry weekly, To help with this important ministry, please contact us http://cloudcroftumc.org/contact/

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United Methodist Men

United Methodist Men is a ministry of our church whose mission is:
– To meet the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of our church and community.
– To disciple others, to teach others and to offer Christian fellowship.
– To increase our lines of communications, especially to the youth, elderly and community through our group.
– To offer
Christian fellowship to the community.

United Methodist Men is open to men in our church and community who love to serve God and spread his love.  We meet every third Saturday at 8:00 am.  We hold several activities through the year to support the needs of our community.

We have a joint fundraiser with Women in Ministry every year and we also help support the Thanksgiving baskets, Christmas food, and toys for the children.

The United Methodist Men also support the Sacramento Camp building fund and help the Trustees with maintenance and upkeep of the church and parsonage.

The United Methodist Men are always looking for opportunities to do God’s work for the church and community.

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Prayers for October

Household Prayer: Morning

Help us, God, as we rise this day, to seek out your will as we enjoy the good and suffer through the bad.

Prove us, O God, and try us so that we can learn the steps we need to take to follow your ways.

Amen.

Household Prayer: Evening

When I felt like a dejected child, rejected and lost, your comfort surrounded me, and I felt as if I was home.

Thank you for your embracing heart, for making me feel special and loved, for helping me up, and for saying that you are my brother, my Savior, my friend.

Thank you, Jesus.

Amen.

 

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Godspell Performance is Coming to Cloudcroft by Elation!

Elation! is coming soon to Cloudcroft NM on Friday, June 22nd at 7pm! Everyone is invited to share in this musical presentation – admission is free!

Elation! Defined as a feeling of immense joy, it is also the name of the youth group based at St. Stephen United Methodist Church in Mesquite, Texas by the kids who founded the group. The idea of Elation originated in the 1970’s when the predecessor to Elation, Celebration Singers, started touring the United States performing Godspell, a musical based on the gospel according to St. Matthew. In 1999, during a mission trip to Jackson, Mississippi, a group of adults and youth decided to revive what Celebration Singers had begun.

Starting that fall, Elation began meeting once a week for a time of fellowship and dedicated practice to prepare for an annual summer tour. The group consists of an average 25 to 30 youth ranging from 6th grade to seniors in high school, ages 11 to 18, all of which come from different faiths and belief structures. Besides rehearsing Godspell, the group works all year on community service projects and fundraisers to fund their tour. Elation has traveled all over the United States, from California to Florida, from Washington to New York. Elation has touched many lives, from audiences to the kids who grow under the care of the group.

The current group consists of 26 kids from Junior and Senior High from Mesquite Texas. Sharing the word of God though their presentations for the past 18 years while traveling over 60,000 miles, and worshiping with over 200 congregations. A spectacular and spiritual high for all! Watch for the Time of production to be posted! Will be an evening performance.

To learn more about Elation: https://www.elationyouth.com/

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Ross Jutsum’s Visit to Cloudcroft

Sunday June 3rd Dr. Ross Jutsum will be at our church to conduct a special praise and worship service starting at 11 am.  The on Sunday evening at 5pm he will be giving a concert at Cloudcroft UMC with the entire community invited.

Dr. Jutsum is an accomplished pianist, singer, song writer, and recording artist.  Ross founded “State of the Heart” Ministries, an inter-denominational ministry of reconciliation and renewal of life worship, dedicated to building bridges in the Body of Christ.

After a 23 year career as a college and university music professor, Ross has, for the past 20 years, presented concerts and seminars in many and varied venues around the world, including over 1,000 churches of over 160 different denominations in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean,Western Europe, the Middle East, Central America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, and in nursing homes, retirement communities, hospitals, schools, and homeless shelters.

Ross serves as both a worship leader and guest speaker, weaving scripture, songs and testimony into an interactive message, engaging young and old alike. He particularly enjoys including children and teens, sharing bible story songs and have them participate actively.

Ross is a member of the Rotary Club of Pasadena, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association and the University Club. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of North Texas, a Masters of Arts in Piano degree from California State University in Los Angeles, and a Bachelor’s degree from Ambassador University.

Ross lives in Sierra Madre, California with his treasured wife of almost 40 years, Tammy. They have two daughters. Heidi lives in Connecticut with her husband Ryan, a professor at Yale University, and four-year-old Grace Victoria and twenty-month-old Gabriel Joseph. Younger daughter Lisa and her husband Jon are currently doing humanitarian work in Central Asia, and have fraternal twins, Evelyne Kathryn and Isaiah Frederick, now almost twenty months old.

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