Autism Program: Harvest Hoedown!

This coming Saturday, November 12th, is our second event with Radiate Possibility, our autism ministry. It is the “Harvest Hoedown”, an outside (weather permitting) fun time with hay bales, pumpkins, games and more! It is for those 13 and older with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and their families. Our front...

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Moving Forward

If the effort to disaffiliate from The United Methodist Church is successful, The Fount will face new challenges. Well, actually, The Fount will continue to face old challenges! Because it is not new and it is no surprise that The Fount needs to grow. As a congregation, we have been...

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The Diminishing Biblical Beliefs of Americans

It is probably no surprise to most of us that Americans are becoming more and more ignorant of the Bible. What with fewer and fewer Americans identifying themselves as practicing Christians and the dumbing-down of the Gospel in many churches, plus the growing number of “progressive Christians”, it should not...

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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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The Fount Account – Creative Ministry

I’ve been sharing my thoughts coming out of the pandemic regarding how we need to think about moving forward in ministry. I gave an overview of those thoughts here, and then expanded on those thoughts here, here, and here.   This week, I want to expand on my final thought...

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Autism Awareness

We at The Fount are excited to soon be hosting an Autism ministry and would like to share this information that was sent to us by 211 Orange County: The Autism Society held the first National Autism Awareness month in April 1970. This month’s goal is to educate the public...

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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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Horizon Pregnancy Clinic Walk & Open House

Horizon’s annual walk and open house is happening on October 16th. You do not have to walk to support them, but it’s a great time to get a tour and see what they do to support families with unplanned pregnancies and to learn about how you can help to support thier...

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Operation Christmas Child Boxes

It’s Time to Start Packing! We have Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes folded and ready for you to pack. Pick one up on Sunday or contact us to make arrangements to get one to you. This is such a fun way to spread the love and hope of Jesus to children....

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