Author Archives: Shelley Coltrin



Shelley Coltrin

Thoughts
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Thoughts

Worship in upcoming weeks: Join us at 9 a.m. on Sundays, April 18 and 25, for in-person worship on the west patio. Bring your own chair. If you unable to bring a chair, some will...

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April 16, 2021
Easter Week
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Easter Week

  Recently I’ve gone back to reading a little book called “Attitudes of Gratitude.” Early this week I came across a devotion in this book that suggested we notice all the gifts that come to...

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April 09, 2021
All Things
in Pastor's Weekly Message

All Things

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13 Really? All things? I can’t do all things. I can’t do a gymnastics routine or fly a helicopter or cure cancer or COVID-19...

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April 02, 2021
Holy Week
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Holy Week

  Sunday, March 28, is Palm and Passion Sunday, which is the start of Holy Week. We’ll be blessed with a recorded worship service at 9:45 a.m. that includes lots of music – a cantata...

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March 26, 2021
Ups and Downs
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Ups and Downs

I’m going to begin today with a prayer and then write about “ups and downs.” Prayer: God of hope and healing, comfort those who mourn, especially those affected by the shootings in Atlanta this week....

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March 19, 2021
A Year
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A Year

  Almost 525,600 minutes since March 15, 2020, when we closed our buildings for in-person worship and other gatherings. The song “Seasons of Love” from the stage musical Rent asks, “How do you measure a...

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March 12, 2021
Invitations
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Invitations

  “Coffee With the Pastor” is simply a time of conversation with me over Zoom. You don’t have to drink coffee to come! In fact, I drink tea rather than coffee so I suppose I...

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February 19, 2021
Blessings
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Blessings

  Art and I are so happy to announce the arrival of our grandson, Harrison Linden Halla-Ragland, born to our son, David, and his wife, Michelle, and big brother, Helios, on Wednesday, Feb. 10 here...

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February 12, 2021