- Daily Strength
You and your church can increase the number of free Strength for Service books for veterans, military troops, police officers and fire fighters by shopping at Home Depot.
“No one knows better than the soldier away from home how important mail call is,” said Covington.” He noted that occasionally mail brings bad news, but most of the time “it relieves our fear, strengthen our hope, and gives us comfort in love.”
As chaplain of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command, I served as a member of the Commanding General’s executive staff for the religious support of the 35,000-40,000 Marines and attached Sailors, soldiers and airmen deployed in the combat zone.
Beginning June 15, The Home Depot will offer United Methodist churches and affiliate organizations an opportunity to help fund the distribution of free copies of Strength for Service to God and Country, to U. S. military troops and veterans.
A 33-year-old Ocala Police Department officer was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer following an April 6 firearms training.
If you think a college degree is necessary for a successful business career, you haven’t met Cal Lackore, owner of Lubrication Specialists, an independent dealer of Amsoil Synthetic Lubricant business.
Thirty police chaplains received copies of Strength for Service to God and Community during a late October meeting from Larry Coppock, Jim Jeffery, a member of the Strength for Service Advisory Board, and Larry Dozier, president of the Western Jurisdiction United Methodist Men.
Major Daryl R Hamaker, chaplain of the 117th Air Refueling Wing, received Strength for Service to God and Country books to give to members of his unit.
The theme for the Vacation Bible School at New Covenant UMC was “Do Something.” Instead of staying at the church to play games and assemble crafts, the kids provided acts of service in the community.
In 2013 and 2014, UM Men of Core Creek United Methodist Church presented 100 copies of the Strength for Service to God and Community devotionals to four first-responder sites in Harlowe, Mill Creek and Beaufort on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Eastern North Carolina.