Pastor’s Note: October 22, 2020

Pastor’s Note: October 22, 2020

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, every minute on average twenty-four individuals in the United States are the victims of physical abuse, stalking, or sexual assault at the hands of their intimate...
Pastor’s Note: September 4, 2020

Pastor’s Note: September 4, 2020

September 1 is designated the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation and the start of the Season of Creation. The Season of Creation is an annual month-long season for Christians to pray and act to protect creation. It is part of a global ecumenical movement...
Pastor’s Note: July 30, 2020

Pastor’s Note: July 30, 2020

Prayer for All Who Worry from Cameron Bellm’s book, A Consoling Embrace: Prayers for a time of pandemic When Jesus told us not to worry, did he know about this? About our businesses closed, our rent past due, our utility bills in a towering unpaid stack? Did he know...
Pastor’s Note: July 2, 2020

Pastor’s Note: July 2, 2020

When our state first went under stay at home orders in March, none of us could have imagined that over three months later our state would be the hotbed of rising coronavirus cases. We could not have imagined the stress on our healthcare workers, chaplains, and other...
Guest Post by Rev. Janis Brown: June 11, 2020

Guest Post by Rev. Janis Brown: June 11, 2020

Guest Note from The Rev. Janis Brown: A Change is Gonna Come – Will this be the moment? In 1964 Sam Cooke released “A Change is Gonna Come,” a song inspired by him being turned away from a “whites only” motel in Louisiana. Cooke felt compelled to write a song...
A Note From the Pastor: May 21, 2020

A Note From the Pastor: May 21, 2020

Weariness. It’s the theme I notice as I speak to different members of our congregation, colleagues, and friends this week. A tiredness and fatigue with our current situation that seems to change daily and yet remains the same. Having spent more time in our home...