Blue Mound Beacon

Blue Mound UMC Newsletter    JANUARY 2021





To Our Ministry Leaders

Marc Corazao – Pastor

Suzanna Stenger – Music Director

Taylor Goodrich – Nursery/Children’s Director








Karan Muns – Administrative Assistant

Jacob Cotton – Digital Ministry







2020 was a difficult year for all of us. Please join me in Giving Thanks to the Staff of Blue Mound UMC for keeping us in touch with worship and fellowship online and in person. Keep up the good work, looking forward: To A Wonderful 2021!


January Celebrations


01  Elizabeth Foster

03  Sharon Knappe

05  Debbie Martin

10  Beth Fleming

11  Kyle Ray Douglas

Taylor Kraft

Sondra Trietsch

Kyle Kraft

12  Michelle Corazao

15  Linda Boyer

16 Dorothy Smith

Sandra Schertz

17  Jacob Cooper

20  Robert  Franklin

Susie Schertz

Tami McConnell

22  Linda Brandenberger

23  Dorothy Franklin

24  Eula Belle Roberson

25  Bob Howell

27  Dana Wright

Lisa Smith

Joe Regan-Leaupepe



08 D’Lynn and Joe Ewing

Do you suffer from a condition called FOMO?  This condition has been around for decades but is very present in this technology age. Until recently, I had not heard of FOMO but I have heard of what it stands for:                            F.O.M.O. = FEAR OF MISSING OUT.

Fear of missing out is a social anxiety stemmed from the belief that others might be having fun while the person experiencing the anxiety is not present. It is characterized by a desire to stay continually connected with what others are doing. FOMO can lead to depression, increased feelings of unhappiness and greater involvement in unhealthy behaviors. This is not my conclusions but those of medical and social experts.  


The explosion of social media has launched many people headfirst into the FOMO experience. Even when we are “together” we connect by phone. Yes, our phones are valuable tools particularly during this pandemic but have we long ago become addicted to them?  Many people have the need for their smart phones to be “tuned” into things that are going on – everywhere.  Not wanting to miss anything. But we have been missing something very important, hands on connection with family, friends and God. This is the true Missing Out.   – Linda

In the 2021 Make a New Year’s Resolution – Take Time To:

Silence Your Phone and Listen to God!





Our Calendar for






“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”  Jeremiah 29:11



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Midway between Denton and Sanger at Exit 473

Sunday School: 9:30 am, Sunday Worship: 10:45 am


Linda Boyer, Newsletter Editor


Need to contact  Pastor Marc Corazao?

Email:   Or at 940-613-6492