Pastor’s Weekly Message


06
Sep 2019
Grace

When I met Grace she was well into her nineties. Her hair was steely gray and she was small and spry, although she was confined to a wheelchair by then. On my visits with her, the story of her life unfolded. Growing up in an orphanage run by strict religious people, she was struck or scolded if she didn’t toe the line and learned that God’s love was something you earned by being good, but she could never be quite good enough. Set loose in her late teens she lived a difficult......

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Family

Family

Recently I visited in the hospital with an older man while his wife was having a medical procedure. I didn’t know them well so asked, “Do you have any family around here?” He replied,...


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Faith in...

Faith in…

Faith in….? Yesterday our church shared a booth with Sanctuary UMC at the Marana Star Spangled Spectacular, a big July 4th festival with music, food, booths and fireworks. We had items to give away – glow...


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