Thursday Notes: Practice

Beloved: We are in the midst of our sermon series on “Bearing Fruit.” As many of you know, this is grounded in the writings of Bishop Robert Schnase, who wrote the “Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations.” In each section, Bishop Schnase highlights on practice that is at the core of our practice as followers of … More Thursday Notes: Practice

September 2017

Back in the day, when my children were small, I took pictures of them at various important intervals. In fact sometimes I would just take pictures of them because they were doing something I deemed to be adorable. I had no idea if the picture I snapped had captured the moment I was trying to … More September 2017

August 2017

Believe it or not, we have managed to make it through our first month as pastor and congregation! (Yay!) The weeks have flown by as we have been getting to know one another and adjusting our expectations and assumptions. So many of you have worked tirelessly to help us feel welcome and provide hospitality. It … More August 2017

June 2017

A couple of moves ago, I was engaged in the sorting process that comes with every move, when I came upon a mysterious dark green trunk.  At some point, I must have known what was in it, but my mind was a total blank.  And it was locked!   It looked familiar, it was definitely mine, … More June 2017