Thankful for our Freedoms

The First Amendment of the Bill of Rights, as passed by the House and Senate and later ratified by the States, reads: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the…

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Garden Guru Program

Would you like to learn more about landscape gardening and serve the church & the community at the same time?  Mary Dickinson and other Master Gardeners will be leading the Garden Guru Program at the Loda United Methodist Church, beginning July 2 at 1:00 p.m.  Please contact Mary at: r.dickinson@mchsi.com if you’re interested…

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“Golden Apple” Scholarship Award

We are very excited to announce the awarding of the 2018 Golden Apple scholarship to Bailey Theesfeld!  Bailey will attend Illinois State University in the fall to major in Agriculture Education. This outstanding scholarship program not only has a financial award, it also provides academic support, mentoring throughout college and during…

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Quilt of Valor

Sunday, June 10th, Roy Hilgendorf, below, was presented a Quilt of Honor from Carol Camp.  Carol made the beautiful quilt and honored Roy with the gift in recognition of his military service during World War II.  Roy is also an active member of the Loda American Legion.  Congratulations, Roy, and thank you…

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Graduation Recognition Sunday

May 20th and 27th we celebrated students of our church family who graduated and will continue their education or pursue their career.  In the photo on the left, Bailey, on the left, graduated from Hoopeston Area High School and will attend ISU,  majoring in Ag Education.  Shannon, on the right, has graduated from…

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