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    Welcome!

    Thank you for visiting our church website today. If you are looking for a church in Durand, you can find a welcoming, safe space here. At Durand United Methodist Church we believe we are made free by the love of God through Jesus Christ. Our impulse is to be active in the community and see with Jesus’ eyes, inwardly renewed by God’s Love, empowered by God’s Spirit. Our desire is to be at peace and bring God’s peace and love with us wherever we go. It is a joy to be a part of the Durand United Methodist Church! I invite you to connect with us in the life of this…

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    Intentional Abode

    God promised to abide with us. God created us for that purpose. We are made to be the dwelling place of God. All creation – the universe, the earth and everything it contains – was made to be the dwelling place for God. But if we are being poor stewards of our relationships with one another and with the earth, it only follows that all of God’s goodness will be diverted from those spaces. The result is the destruction of our environment – now felt acutely by our farmers, and only worsening. And it is evident in our relationships – the inability (or difficulty in) finding unity, to see the…

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    Spiritual Abode

    We are interconnected. We are accountable to God – together. Which means, we are accountable to each other, too. The whole earth is full of God’s glory. This holy God fills the land with plenty of what we need – exactly enough. But we are accountable to one another for its care. Men and women put their lives on the line, and have given their lives for the protection of this land. Your land. My land. But it is rebelling against us because of the disregard we’ve given it. Perhaps, as we remember and honor the veterans who have and who are even now in service to the protection of…

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    Cosmic Abode

    The result of living out of a mythology of self and without grace, the grace of dignity – the truth of who I am, who you are, as uniquely imaging God – the result of living for the myth and not living in the grace of knowing my true worth … is shame. If each of us understands of what our relationship with God consists, If each of us let go of the mask that we made identity – cobbled together as a façade - our entire sense of worth is no longer in question; and there is no longer shame. But we have to have faith. Believe that the…