Pastor’s Blog

Remembering
January 15, 2021

Remembering

Today, Jan. 15, would be the 92nd birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassinated in 1968, Dr. King was a major leader in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. This weekend and...


Love is ...
January 08, 2021

Love is …

We have not done much camping in our family, but once when our children were small we spent a camping weekend with relatives at a lake near Phoenix. As we were leaving, there was a...


A Prayer for the New Year
January 01, 2021

A Prayer for the New Year

On this first day of 2021, I greet you with thoughts and words of hope and expectations for a good year and offer this prayer: Gracious God, Thank you for bringing us through a difficult...


Christmas Blessings
December 25, 2020

Christmas Blessings

“Christmas is so different this year.” I’ve heard that quite a bit over the last few weeks, haven’t you? Perhaps Christmas IS different at your house in 2020. Some things have changed with ours as...


Love Came Down
December 18, 2020

Love Came Down

Join us for “After-Christmas Coffee with the Pastors” at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 27 via Zoom. That is Pastor Evy’s last Sunday with us before her retirement. She will be at the coffee, so you...


Joy
December 11, 2020

Joy

Some info and a few thoughts: .Due to the rising number of COVID cases and hospitalizations in Pima County, we have suspended outdoor in-person worship as of Dec. 13. We hope to resume outdoor worship...


Peace
December 04, 2020

Peace

For now, we are planning to continue to offer in-person outdoor worship on our west patio in December. Beginning Dec. 6, outdoor worship will begin at 10 a.m. rather than 9 a.m. On Sunday evening,...


Hope
November 27, 2020

Hope

For now, we are planning to continue to offer in-person outdoor worship on our west patio in December. Beginning Dec. 6, outdoor worship will begin at 10 a.m. rather than 9 a.m. On Sunday evening,...


Grateful or Grumpy?
November 20, 2020

Grateful or Grumpy?

There are days when it seems easy to be grumpy. One reason for this is that many things nowadays seem to take so much energy and effort. Learning new technology, figuring out whether it’s safe...


Compassion
November 13, 2020

Compassion

This morning I woke up thinking about all that’s challenged us in 2020. I felt a tightness in my neck and a gnawing in my stomach as I thought about this year – continually learning...