On Christmas Day, the Rev. David McEntire gave the final sermon of his 48 years in ministry – 15 of those at First United Methodist Church in Lakeland.
“It’s been an exhausting week,” said the Rev. David McEntire, senior pastor of First United Methodist Church in Lakeland, speaking to his congregation during Sunday morning worship. “We’re kind of worn out.” Like many of his fellow United Methodists, McEntire was left wondering about the future of his denomination in the wake of a strife-filled […]