One Year of Pandemic Life

One Year of Pandemic Life

Today we mark a year of pandemic life. One year of significant changes. One year of new patterns and routines. One year of counting Covid cases and mourning precious lives lost to the virus. One year of healthcare workers’ unending hours. One year of jobs lost, school...
Lament

Lament

This week our nation reach the lamentable mark of over 500,000 people who have died due to COVID-19. These sons and daughters, mothers and father, aunt and uncles, grandparents, cousins, beloved friends, and respected colleagues led uniquely valuable lives and will be...
Waiting

Waiting

As I write this, we do not know the results of the presidential election. Perhaps it is fitting for 2020. So much has been disrupted, altered, and become uncertain in the past eight months.  We have experienced the stress of a pandemic that has infected over 9.5...
Domestic Violence Awareness

Domestic Violence Awareness

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...