Aldersgate United Methodist Church is now Dayspring Arcadia. Join us Sundays at 11am for services!

Finding Hope

Dear Dayspring Family, Here we are again, experiencing the season of Lent. It was during this time last year, we […]

Opening to God

You are invited, through Zoom, to an hour every Friday morning at 10:30 beginning January 22 to find new ways […]

Paraments

Parament or Parement: from Late Latin paramentum, adornment, parare, to prepare, equip); a term applied by ancient writers to the […]

Contemporary Issues Class

Email Jim for information about the class. Coming to Terms with What is Enough… This month our changing Earth is […]

Explorer’s Class

The Explorer’s Class will continue to meet at 10:30 online for now. We will continue reviewing and critiquing the Patterson […]

Advent Illuminations

Advent is a drama set in four acts. The first act is set in darkness, and we are drawn back […]

Finding Comfort

In a recent sermon I shared a story John Bell relates in his new book, “Living with the Psalms.” Rev. […]

Paul’s Attitude in Prison

Two years ago, on the occasion of what would have been his 100th birthday, “The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela” was published. Mandela, the man who would become President and Healer-in-Chief of South Africa, wrote hundreds of letters — to prison officials, family and friends – during his 27 years of confinement, from Nov. 7, 1962 to Feb. 11, 1990. The New York Times characterized the volume in five words: “Hope is a powerful weapon.” Read More…

Natural Gratitude

My daughter Claire and I managed to escape the heat of the Valley (and isolation of our home) by pitching […]

Open or Closed?

Spirit, Spirit of gentleness, blow through the wilderness calling and free, Spirit, Spirit of restlessness, stir me from placidness, wind, […]

A Message From Pastor Jeff

“I can’t breathe.” We just celebrated Pentecost, the birthday of the Church, which was marked by the rush of wind […]

The Church

WHAT IS THE CHURCH? Each day I receive a devotional message from Frederick Buechner on my phone. For a long […]

Hope

Hope in Uncertain Times In a recent sermon, I shared how the Bible can be seen as a manual for […]

Office Dogs

Andrea Farley is Dayspring’s Administrative Coordinator, welcoming people who come in to the front office. Often, she brings a foster […]