News & Events

  • VBS – Expedition Norway!

    Daytime Vacation Bible School at Northaven   Get ready for Expedition Norway! Your kids are invited to experience the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of a unique culture at Expedition Norway VBS, where kids discover how much God loves the world. Expedition Norway is a whole new environment filled with incredible Bible-learning adventures, cultural experiences, team-building games, unique treats, time to explore what daily life is like for kids in Norway, and cool faith-building songs—all amazing standout activities that help faith grow [...] Read More »

  • Dorothy Pierce – Advocating Art

    Advocating Art Dorothy Pierce will have several of her artworks on display in the Atrium from June 19 – July 17, in a series titled Advocating Art.  A reception will be held on June 26 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. All proceeds from the sale of her art will be donated to Northaven UMC. Cultures, places, people, and passions are interpreted in these paintings by Pierce, who, for many years, has been teaching art in Texas and California. Proceeds [...] Read More »

  • The 2nd Community

    The 2nd Community June 13, 7:00 p.m. at Northaven UMC“Modern Israel: How to Prevent Annihilation (While Maintaining Universally Accepted Ethical Standards)”  Presented by: Rabbi Steve Fisch The next program of The 2nd Community will be June 13. Rabbi Steve Fisch of Beth El Binah in Dallas will be the presenter, addressing an important facet of our 2016 theme, Owning Violence: Affirming Nonviolence. Rabbi Fisch was ordained in 1974 and served congregations in New Orleans and Corpus Christi. He then [...] Read More »

  • Children’s Ministry: Church Family Excursions!

    Children’s Ministry Church Family Excursions! Join your church family for some spring and summer fun! All are invited to join their Northaven family to attend any or all of the upcoming events! Email children@northaven.org for more information.      Saturday,  June 11 Perot Museum of Nature and Science 2201 N. Field St., Dallas 75201 Meet at the entrance at 10:00 a.m. Read More »

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Pastor's Blog

  • Written Down in Blood and Ink

    “Place these words I’m speaking on your heart and in your very being. Tie them on your hand as a sign.” Deuteronomy 11:16 I pulled the trigger. I got my tattoo. As I’ve been threatening to do for months now, I got the words “Fear Not” in Biblical Greek inked on my left inside forearm. The words are from my favorite chapter of the Bible; Luke 2. And these are among my favorite verses… “The angel said, “Don’t be afraid! Look! I bring good news [...] Read More »

  • Of Bathrooms and Johnny Manziel

    Eric’s video message for this week, talking about the fake danger of Trans people and bathrooms, versus the very real dangers of domestic violence.Shared from: When EF Talks Read More »

  • Conversation with Morgan Guyton

    Morgan Guyton is on a book tour for his great new book, “How Jesus Saves The World from Us: 12 Antidotes to Toxic Christianity.” We did a short interview about the book, focusing on the chapter, “Outsiders, Not Insiders,” talking about a bit about General Conference, and what it’s like to be straight allies of our LGBTQ friends. I enjoyed doing it…hope you enjoy it too… EF Shared from: When EF talksRead More »

  • Message To General Conference Delegates

    Friends, This blog is a message to delegates to the upcoming United Methodist General Conference. If you are a delegate, I hope you’ll watch it. If you know a delegate, I hope you’ll forward it to them. The primary message is this: “Restructuring” or “Reframing” will not help solve the intractable conflict over LGBT issues in the UMC. Only by making the hard choice, and changing on the issues themselves, will we be able to move forward in a positive direction.  Hope [...] Read More »

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Micah 6:8

He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?