Pastor’s Blog

John's Jesus
May 17, 2019

John’s Jesus

Congratulations to all our graduates! We’ve had fun celebrating the “graduation” of the kindergarten class from our Early Childhood Center. This Sunday, May 19, we’ll recognize all grads in worship and see a video with...


Luke's Jesus
May 17, 2019

Luke’s Jesus

The man didn’t know that the answer to his question would be so jarring, so potentially life-changing. On that day long ago he asked Jesus, “what must I do to have eternal life?”  I imagine...


Good News
May 03, 2019

Good News

What good news have you heard or experienced in the last week? My heart is often heavy with the hard news of the world and the church. My prayers are filled with cries to God...


Catching Up
April 26, 2019

Catching Up

Today I’d like to catch up with you on a few things. First, my deepest appreciation goes to all those who gave of themselves so that our Lent, Holy Week, and Easter worship services and...


Waiting for Light
April 12, 2019

Waiting for Light

On Palm Sunday, April 14, our Chancel Choir, Celebration Singers, Bell Choir and instrumentalists will join at 8:15 and 9:45 to bring us an offering of music – a cantata – that will lead us...


Making Choices
April 05, 2019

Making Choices

From time to time I like to take time to think about all the choices I make throughout the day. Right now I’m choosing to sit by the west-facing kitchen window, looking out over the...


Waiting in Expectation
March 31, 2019

Waiting in Expectation

“In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation.” —Psalm 5:3 Every new day is a gift from God, a chance to...


A Word for Today
March 22, 2019

A Word for Today

A bit of history—in the 1700’s in England John Wesley was a priest in the Church of England who noticed that the church seemed more concerned about itself than about truly connecting with God and...


All Shall Be Well
March 15, 2019

All Shall Be Well

Many times over the last few weeks I have thought of the phrase “All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well…” from the writings of Julian...