Holland Methodist Church

Bishop Galbraith

When Silence Is Golden

“While he was still speaking, suddenly a bright cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud a voice said, “This is my Son, the Beloved; with him I am well pleased; listen to him!” (Matt. 17:5)   Jesus’ ministry was approaching a decisive period. Matthew, one of the three Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke), tells us […]

Rev. Everald L. Galbraith

Rev. Everald L. Galbraith


“Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful” Hebrews 10:23 (NIV). Hebrews was written to Christians who had undergone severe persecution and who were now threatened with even more suffering. They had remained steadfast before, but the author feared that they might now recant to avoid being further oppressed. These […]

Christmas Greetings

Christmas Greetings from Bishop the Rev’d Everald Galbraith and the Connexional Officers


“Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God’s works might be revealed in him” (John 9:4). In the ancient world, most illnesses, calamity, diseases, and physical limitations or misfortunes were regarded as punishment for sin. This was what Job’s friends believed, as had the disciples of Jesus, […]


“From the wilderness of Sin the whole congregation of the Israelites journeyed by stages, as the LORD commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink” Exod. 17:1. The liberation of the Hebrews from the shackles of domination and oppression in Egypt, and the journey towards the land God […]