Rockford United Methodist Church

A Message for You

July 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Living as wise people by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church Once upon a time, there was a southern farmer who was sitting in front of his shack, smoking his corncob pipe. Along came a neighbor who asked him, “How’s your cotton coming?” “Ain’t got none,” said the farmer. “Didn’t plant none this year ‘cus I was ‘fraid of the boll [...]

No cigarette butt or candy wrapper left behind by Trash Team

June 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rockford church youth make clean sweep during SOS Celebration by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Standing in front of their headquarters tent, just outside the Lions’ beer tent, is one of Rockford United Methodist Church’s SOS Trash Team crews with just a few of the well over 200 bags of accumulated trash picked up during the three-day festival. Pictured are (l–r) crew leader [...]

Annual arts show highlights local talent

May 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Rogue River Artist Association held its annual Spring Sale and Show on Saturday, April 30 at the Rockford United Methodist Church in downtown Rockford. There were thirteen participating artists displaying watercolor paintings, oils, acrylics, fabric arts and hand-crafted cement bird baths. A nice flow of shoppers enjoyed the displays throughout the day. Light [...]

Church fundraiser has history of centuries

November 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Food is portable, saved miners from eating arsenic by BETH ALTENA The Rockford United Methodist Church held its 33rd annual pasty sale last week from from ? to ? and baked and sold nearly 6,000 of the “pies” filled with beef, pork, rutabagas, onions, carrots, potatoes and secret seasonings. The tradition is a long one for the downtown church, but the history of the [...]

A Message for You — July 1, 2010

July 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Church: safest place to be by PASTOR DICK RILEY  Rockford United Methodist Church I read an article last month about the safest places for us humans to be, and it had some very interesting statistics in it. For example: • Don’t ride in your car—they cause 20% of all fatal accidents! • Don’t stay at home—17% of all accidents happen there! • Don’t travel by [...]
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