Pastor’s Note: July 9, 2020

Pastor’s Note: July 9, 2020

#DOCjustsummer continues this week with news from Global Ministries. Today, we share a note posted on disciples.org from Disciples Peace Fellowship Intern, Wende Davidson, in which we see the richness of our partnerships around the world and ways to accompany their...
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...
A Note From the Pastor: June 25, 2020

A Note From the Pastor: June 25, 2020

While we remain keenly aware of many troubling events and circumstances in our community and world, I hope we can gain courage from gatherings such as the Poor People’s Campaign virtual march held on Saturday (if you missed it, you can see it here) and from the...
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: June 4, 2020

A Note From the Pastor: June 4, 2020

“Am I next?”   These are the words a little boy holds amid the crowd of protesters. It is the question too many ask in this country. A reality that cannot be escaped. A reality that lives at the root of our nation. The reality that some people’s humanity is up for...
A Note From the Pastor: May 28, 2020

A Note From the Pastor: May 28, 2020

This past week in worship, we focused on our need to prepare while waiting as the disciples did in the upper room when they waited for the gift of the Spirit. Taking a pause to pray, listen, be still and know God. We know, however, that our call does not end here. As...
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...

A Note From the Pastor: May 15, 2020

I pray this message finds you well and committed to keeping you and your loved ones healthy. As a community of faith, that is also one of our top priorities. Thus, we will continue to meet virtually even as our state completes its stay at home orders this Friday. I...

A Note From the Pastor: May 7, 2020

May is Mental Health Awareness month. As a community of faith, we continue our commitment to eliminate the stigma of mental health challenges. Our worship on May 17 will focus on mental health and our call as people of faith to acknowledge the struggle these illnesses...