Author: robertlair

COVID-19 Update from the Normandy Lead Team

When will things get back to normal? When will we be able to go back to church and worship God together in person and see our church family? Those are questions that the Lead Team (Church Council) of Normandy Church have been trying to determine for the last two months. While we cannot give you […]

May 17 Update

Happy Sunday!I hope you have had a great week and had a chance to read the Normandy Newsletter. Please join us for worship online tomorrow. You can access our worship services by going to and scrolling down to the sermon section and select the desired worship style, or by going to the Normandy Church YouTube Channel at You can […]


Yesterday afternoon Governor Mike DeWine’s office banned large group gatherings of 100 people or more and Bishop Palmer has also urged all West Ohio UMC’s to cancel worship. As a result the Leadership Team of Normandy Church believes it is in the best interest of many congregants’ health to cancel Sunday worship services and close the church […]

VBS 2019 “To Mars and Beyond”

We had an amazing week at To Mars and Beyond during VBS 2019 where the “Voyagers” experienced how they can go beyond with God! Eager children learned new songs, ate fun snacks, created crafts, played games and did cool science experiments. They also heard Bible stories that reminded them to have faith, boldness, kindness, thankfulness […]

Offer your bodies as a living sacrifice…

Summer is upon us and the 4th of July is just around the corner. This is a time when we as a nation celebrate the freedom we have here in the United States. We live in a nation that was largely founded by Christians so they would be free to worship God in a way […]

Know what God is Calling You to do

Summer is now in full swing and it is a time when many of us turn our thoughts to vacation and taking time off. But our devotion to God is not something we can afford to take a vacation from.  The ministry of the church still goes on and we must continue to build our […]

Invest in Your Relationships

In Dr. Michael Slaughter’s book, “Momentum for Life” uses the word, D-R-I-V-E as an acronym to provide the elements that can help us build momentum towards God’s promised future.  Slaughter says, D stands for devotion and how as Christians we must stay connected to God.  R represents readiness, which means we should be lifelong learners […]

Be a Lifelong Learner Who Constantly Seeks God’s will

In his book, “Momentum for Life.” Dr. Michael Slaughter’s uses the word D-R-I-V-E as an acronym to provide the elements that can keep us moving with momentum towards God’s promised future.  In my first blog I shared that D stands for devotion and how we as Christians must stay connected to God through by having […]

Devote Your Life to Christ

Last week I conducted another new member class in which we examined your faith and what it means to be member of Normandy Church.  The very first thing I do is share part Dr. Michael Slaughter book entitled, “Momentum for Life.”  In his book Dr. Slaughter makes a profound but very obvious observation about life.  […]