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Drive-In Church is Here

Across the country, drive-in movies have been replaced by streaming content, but drive-in worship services might be the next big thing at churches due to the Coronavirus. With large groups prohibited... Full story

 

Covid-19, churches, and the art of shaking hands

In the old days, church pastors frowned on their church members staying home to watch television preachers Rex Humbard, Jerry Falwell or Robert Schuller. The sick and the very elderly were typically...

 

Local churches holding virtual services

Participate in worship online with an area church - the following churches have confirmed online services: Fountain Valley Baptist Church – Video services on the website, FountainValleyBaptist.org, and the Facebook page – www.facebook.comGlorifyi... Full story

 

Encouragement at the right time

By John Bornschein Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through...

 

Worship modification in the 21st century

Who are we if we don’t gather for worship on Sunday morning? Church leaders have been asking that question for about a decade as family priorities include less and less Sunday worship as an imperative. To strengthen believers every day of the...

 

God! Our only answer to the corona virus  

Hope for Today by Clint Decker  Sunday, March 14, is when the coronavirus pandemic flipped the religious world upside down.  Tens of thousands of churches suddenly closed their doors to worship services and moved to online platforms.  Many...

 

In Loving Memory of Iva Ruth Strong

Iva Ruth Strong, a lifelong resident of Fountain, Colorado, went to be with the Lord on March 18, 2020. She was born in Virginia in February 1926. The daughter of Charlie Calhoun and Maude Davis... Full story

 

Coronavirus, taking life for granted

The Coronavirus is a pandemic that most of us don’t understand, but we are learning. This disease has taken over 9,000 lives and made over 220,000 more people sick. We’ve heard via television about it starting in China and its impact even before...

 

In Loving Memory of Cheryl Abeyta

Cheryl Abeyta passed away at home on March 17, 2020. Survived by a daughter, Reannon Abeyta (Tommy Covey); 2 grandsons, Thomas Covey and Warren Covey; Father, Al Abeyta; 2 sisters, Renee' Abeyta... Full story

 

Easter music practice under way at GSUMC

Music is an important part of every worship service at Good Shepherd UMC at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. We shared our Christmas Cantata with our whole community, and we want you to know that we are working on our Easter Cantata, also to share. Our...

 

Who Will Decide Your Death?

After battling multiple sclerosis for 12 years, my wife was in the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital. The care had been good and everyone was attentive. The physician in charge of her care pulled me...

 

In Loving Memory of Kenneth Leo Griffith

Kenneth Leo Griffith beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away on March 10, 2020 in Pueblo, Colo., at the Veterans care center. He was born in Wallace West Virginia on 9/2...

 

In Loving Memory of William Victor "Bill" Dicks

Bill Dicks, of Widefield, CO passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 1, 2020. Bill was preceded in death by his loving wife, Jean, and daughter-in-law, Diane (Russell's wife). Bill is survived by...

 

All welcome for Lent services at GSUMC

All are welcome; no one is ever turned away. We welcome all at 9:30 a.m. on each Sunday at 1201 Leta Drive in Security. Good Shepherd is a church with members that greet you, offer you a cup of coffee, listen to your concerns, and care about you and...

 

Why pray if my prayers aren't answered?

A few weeks ago my wife Julie and I joined hundreds of others from our community in a field in Lorson Ranch to pray for Gannon Stauch and his family. We listened to prayers from individuals. We heard beautiful prayers that were sung. We spent...

 

In Loving Memory of Michael Anthony Anderson September 8, 1994 - March 1, 2020

Michael Anthony Anderson's sunset was on March 1, 2020. His sunrise was on September 8, 1994 in Fountain, Colorado. He was a lifelong Fountain resident where his son, Michael Orion Barker, and...

 

In Loving Memory of James R. (Jim) Wadkowski October 29, 1938 - February 29, 2020

James R (Jim) Wadkowski, loving Father, Grandfather and Brother passed away Saturday February 29, 2020 at age 81 of heart failure. Jim was born on October 29, 1938 to William and Rita Wadkowski in...

 

Music and missions at Good Shepherd UMC

Good Shepherd UMC has been part of Security for 50 years. In addition to regular worship times, this congregation is very “mission” minded. We have supported both local and non-local causes. This year, we are choosing a special mission cause for...

 

In Loving Memory of Linda Kniess

Linda Kniess, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2020, in Fountain, Colorado. She was born in Spokane, Washington on December 15, 1949, the second of three...

 

In Loving Memory of Deborah Ann (Debbie) McGowan

Deborah Ann (Debbie) McGowan, 72, of Security Colorado went to our Heavenly Father surrounded by her loving family on February 28, 1948. She was born February 19, 1948 at Barksdale AF Base, LA. Being...

 

In Loving Memory of Margaret (Witt) Rejican

Margaret (Witt) Rejician of Texarkana, Texas, formerly of Security passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Margaret is survived by her daughter, Johnna, and family in Texarkana; one sister, Sharon (Witt) and Bryan Bourne and family of Security; one...

 

No room for lukewarm, secular believers

By John Bornschein Imagine the impact your life can have on society. In his essay “Christian Behavior,” C.S. Lewis writes, “If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who...

 

Blessed are the 'Piecemakers'

Good Shepherd invites all who would like to be part of the friendly folks who meet at 1201 Leta Drive each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Today, we want you to hear more about a small group of women who meet each Thursday at the church. They are known as the...

 

In Loving Memory of Linda Lee Brown May 8, 1962 - February 8, 2020

Linda Lee Brown, 57, a longtime resident of Fountain, Colo., passed away on Feb. 8, 2020. Born on May 8, 1962, to the late John E. Hume and Keiko S. Hume, she is survived by her daughter, Rebecca...

 

In Loving Memory of Gregory Scott Daugherty June 12, 1971 - February 12, 2020

Gregory Scott Daugherty, 48, was born and raised in Fountain and is survived by his parents Robert and Janice Daugherty; his wife Michelle; his children Angelo (Corrie) Jaramillo, Anthony Jaramillo...

 

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