An Unexpected Advent

So many of our normal activities and traditions have been interrupted or canceled due to the global pandemic.  It’s easy to only think about the things that we’ve missed, and in doing so, our lament can feel deep and unending.  As we approach the...

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Fear(less)

A few days ago a group of our students returned from Passportmissions Camp in Boston. This year’s theme was “Fearless” and it reminded me of a quote from one of my favorite movie series. “Fear is the path to the dark...

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We Lift Each Other Up

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor.  For if they fall, one will lift up the other; but woe to one who is alone and falls and does not have another to help.    Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 The author of...

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Toward a Culture of Call

The agenda for our quarterly church conference on November 29 is a full one. The finance committee will present its financial plan for missions and ministry in 2018, the Nominating Committee will propose a slate of church members to serve new...

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