Pastor’s Blog

A Flurry of Activity
December 02, 2022

A Flurry of Activity

Christmas is coming! It feels safe to admit that I’m listening to Christmas music now that Thanksgiving is over. I’m not ready for full-on Christmas radio all the time, but my favorites playing in my...


Advent Begins
November 25, 2022

Advent Begins

Happy Thanksgiving! Now that you’ve had your fill of turkey, laughed with friends and family, slept off the excess food, and put away the good dishes, it’s time to turn our attention to Advent. In...


Christ the King Sunday
November 18, 2022

Christ the King Sunday

In the church year, this week is Christ the King Sunday. It’s the last Sunday before the new year starts, with Advent next week. On this Sunday, we are reminded that the crucified God who...


Thank You, Veterans
November 11, 2022

Thank You, Veterans

On this beautiful fall day, schools are closed, banks are closed, and the post office is closed. On this beautiful fall day, we pause all that we do as a nation and as a community,...


Denominational Update
November 04, 2022

Denominational Update

What’s happening with the United Methodist Church? If you watch mainstream media, you might have seen articles about the church splintering or splitting. This isn’t entirely true, but it has some truth in its midst....


Jurisdictions & Conferences
October 28, 2022

Jurisdictions & Conferences

What do you know about Jurisdictional Conference? This week the United Methodist Church will be in the news again, and I want you to be aware of it before it happens. Next week I’ll talk...


Making a Difference
October 21, 2022

Making a Difference

  This month in worship we have focused on those small things that can make a big difference in our world. Gratitude. Perseverance. Humility. Prayer. Faith. These seemingly small things, in the hands of God,...


Who Will You Invite?
October 14, 2022

Who Will You Invite?

When people hear our church’s name, what comes to mind? This is the question the United Methodist Church asked decades ago, so it did research. It discovered the general public didn’t have a good or...


Blessings of Love
October 07, 2022

Blessings of Love

Part of the amazing nature of God is the unconditional love that’s offered to all people. We see this love in the promise to care for the descendants of Abraham. In Joseph’s love for his...


Church and Relationships
September 30, 2022

Church and Relationships

Did you join us for worship last week? Our youth led us in a fabulous service celebrating creation through their lens of the video game Minecraft. We met a puppet named Suzy who shared with...