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

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 […]

Moving Forward

In the spring of 2019, Dayspring and Aldersgate UMC voted to move into a cooperative parish agreement with the dream […]

Living the Questions in Lent

How can I deepen my Christian faith? Where can I meet others interested in spiritual formation? What does a meaningful […]

Birds

“One chief idea of my life is the idea of taking things with gratitude and not taking things for granted.” […]

Seasons of Creation

“The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it, the world, and those who live in it …” […]

The Use and Misuse of the Bible 

            “Most folks use the bible the way a drunk uses a lamppost:             more for support than for illumination.”  […]

Dayspring Arcadia

2020 VISION Dayspring UMC is a church that aspires to live into God’s dream for the world. Through inspiring worship […]

Humble Beginnings

I am grateful to Chuck Winkler for having invited me to lead a session on “How We See Jesus” at […]

History

Recently my family and I were on the East Coast visiting colleges and basking in the glorious hues of fall. […]