Reaching an Unreached Community

The Fount is beginning a new ministry to persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who are 13 years of age and older. This is a relatively unreached community, because most services and ministries for folks living with ASD are for children. But “Radiate Possibility” (the name of our new ministry)...

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Mugabi Visit Postponed

The Ugandan pastor and his wife, Rev. Ayub Mugabi and Agnes, have had to postpone their visit to America because of a backlog of appointments for visas at the American consulate. Their appointments are scheduled for February of 2023! So we are pushing back their visit here to speak at...

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Engaging Our Neighbors

Two weeks ago, in my blog post (which you can read here – click on the blue underlined word “here” to be taken to the post), I wrote about what we have learned during the pandemic and how we, as a church, need to adapt our practices to meet the...

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Post-Pandemic Ministry

It has been two years since we shut down in-person worship and gatherings at The Fount because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I remember that Cyndy and I went to Arizona, originally planning to see an Angels spring training game with Eaar and Susan Oden, Beth Silvers, and two of our...

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Help Bring the Mugabi’s to America!

As many of you know, Pastor Glen and Cyndy have been communicating with Pastor Ayub Mugabi and his wife Agnes from Iganga, Uganda for the past 2+ years. Pastor Mugabi pastors the God of Grace United Methodist Church there, and together they run a school, “Community for New Life” for...

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A Letter from Rev. Mugabi

GRACE OF GOD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH P.O. BOX 637 IGANGA  MUNICIPALITY,  UGANDA. December 22, 2021 REF : CHRISTMAS GREETINS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR Dear FOUNT CHURCH, Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ, we congratulate you to reach to this day of victory of the birth of Jesus Christ. It...

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Responding to Domestic Disasters

With fires ravaging our state and a hurricane ripping through the south, we want to respond with help. UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) is our denominational disaster relief agency. All gifts to UMCOR go directly to the project specified because all over-head is covered by our denominational apportionment giving....

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Samaritan’s Purse Helping Desperate Afghans

The world has been shocked in recent days by the ongoing images of chaos at Kabul’s airport as tens of thousands of desperate people, including American citizens, try to escape the Taliban. These Islamic extremists are poised to force Afghanistan back into a dark and brutal state where Christians, anyone...

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Welcome Home Update (#2)

This past Saturday, August 7th, the group of folks interested in the ministry of Welcome Home met to continue the process toward re-opening our ministry to people in need. The focus was in how we can provide what Welcome Home uniquely offers in a safe and practical way. Discussion centered around...

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Update on Welcome Home

On Saturday, July 24th, a good group of folks gathered together to discuss, pray and plan for the renewal of Welcome Home, our ministry with local people in need. Prior to the pandemic shut-down, Welcome Home typically served 80 people a week with showers, laundry, clothes, haircuts and a bountiful,...

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