Those Who Dream

Dear friends, Today marks the first Sunday of Advent.  It’s the season that begins the Christian year as we wait with great hope for the celebration of Christ coming into our world.  This year we wait in a different posture than we’ve done in previous Advent seasons.  Pre-pandemic many of

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Giving Thanks

Dear friends, Worship is at the heart of who we are as followers of Christ.  These past few months have definitely been a challenge as we’ve had to pivot to find new ways to worship outside our beautiful and beloved sanctuary in the midst of a global pandemic.  I’m thankful

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Stronger Together

Dear friends, During this very strange and unprecedented year, I am extremely thankful that I serve a congregation that is both flexible and supportive as we navigate this uncharted wilderness together.  While there have been many challenges along our path, there have been many more opportunities before us to serve

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Thin Spaces

Dear friends, It’s been a strange week in our nation … a presidential election unlike any other, anxiety and uncertainty as we await the outcome, concerns about unrest and violence from people who may not be happy with whatever the outcome may be.  Add to all this the fact that

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Living with Hope

Dear friends, This year has felt like we’re living upside down.  Our whole world has changed in a way that most of us never imagined possible.  We have experienced turmoil, tension, and loss and, as a result, we have experienced the deep grief that comes with these.  One scripture that

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