14 Feb 2019 0 Comment

Dinner Church Jesus

By: Rev. Lorraine E. Leist, MDiv, BCC John 15:12-13, 15 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. I do not call you...
6 Feb 2019 0 Comment

Won’t You Let Me Be Your Servant

By: Pedro S. Silva II Ephesians 3 14 For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth takes its name. 16 I pray that, according to the riches of his glory, he may grant that you may be...
5 Feb 2019 0 Comment

Video of 2019 MacKenzie Lecture Series – Otis Moss III

On January 25th our sanctuary was filled with people and possibilities as we listened to the message of our  2019 MacKenzie Lecturer Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III of Trinity United Church of Christ of Chicago, Illinois. The theme of Dr....
30 Jan 2019 0 Comment

IT’S A MIRACLE!

By: Carolyn Gard Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the Lord drove the sea back by a strong east wind all night, and made the sea dry land. Exodus 14:21 The dictionary defines a miracle as: “an extraordinary event...
10 Jan 2019 0 Comment

The Magic of ARTS Camp

By: Deborah Voss I am writing this as registration for ARTS Camp 2019 officially opens. This is a poignant year for me as the last camper from our very first ARTS camp in 2012—Lucy Tatterson—graduates and moves on after this year to...
26 Dec 2018 0 Comment

Christmas Resolutions

By: Larry Dansky “Christmas is often described as a festival for children. Who among us is not a child or has not been a child. The child in us is always alive; maybe we have not had enough time to take care of the child within us. It...
20 Dec 2018 0 Comment

Christ Light

By: Diana Shellenberger Awake. Watch. Expect great things to happen. Because the Christ Light is coming. As the darkest day of the year approaches, and the land grows still and sterile, we await a birth. This is the order of things,...
13 Dec 2018 0 Comment

Homecoming

By: Rev. Joanne Buchanan-Brown Sharon's Christmas Prayer She was five, sure of the facts, and recited them with slow solemnity convinced every word was revelation. She said they were so poor they had only peanut...
6 Dec 2018 0 Comment

Simple Joys

By: Nancy Wade “Don’t let any of it get to you. Let all of today wash over you like warm water at a spa in Imaginaryland. Everything is going to be fine.” Sam Sifton, What to Cook, New York Times, Thanksgiving Day 2018 It’s...
28 Nov 2018 0 Comment

Shuffling Through Life

By: Carolyn Gard "...making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding; yes, if you cry out for insight and raise your voice for understanding...then you will...find the knowledge of God." Proverbs...