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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We interrupt your regularly scheduled life to bring you this message …

Dear friends, Some people view the pandemic as an interruption.  Others view it as a disruption. I heard this thought recently during a professional development seminar, and it resonated deeply within me.  The speaker put into words the dichotomy I’ve been experiencing among friends, congregants, colleagues, community members, etc. over

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Kyrie Eleison

The past few days I’ve struggled to find words as I’ve watched our country explode from the underlying racial tension that has been brewing for far too long.  I’ve prayed for the families of George Floyd, of Breonna Taylor, of Ahmaud Arbery … that God will comfort them in the

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Sheltering in Love

Dear friends, In-person worship has long been at the heart of Christian community.  However, recent times have changed that reality.  You likely heard our governor yesterday say that churches are allowed to reopen as long as they can safely maintain social distancing guidelines.  While I know many of us long

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