What do you do when someone you care about is hurting? Maybe you have a friend struggling with debilitating anxiety or a family member sinking further into depression. Maybe you have a neighbor grieving an untimely death.
By the time you read this more will be known about what happened at Union Station on Wednesday. But for now, my heart breaks, along with yours.
If you met Jesus for coffee once a week for half a year, what do you think would be your biggest takeaway? Join us as we go on this adventure to discover what Christ can teach us about life BEFORE death. Holy Week Palm Sunday | March 24 at 9:01, 10 and Read More...
In his newest book* Christian Wiman tells about the night his wife was traveling for business which left him alone with their 4-year-old twins. He thought all was going well until one of them woke up in the middle of the night and said she couldn’t sleep. He gently suggested to her blue Read More...
My husband had a minor medical procedure the other day. By mid-late afternoon he told me that what he really wanted for dinner was pizza. And he wanted it delivered from a specific vendor. How easy is that? Pizza ordered. Done. Two and half hours later, I had made four calls to Read More...
The annual Celebration Evening and Auction is set for Friday, March 1 at 6:30pm!
In October of 2023, thirteen of us traveled to Ecuador to work with our mission partners amid brewing political violence in the country. It’s a testament to the trust we placed in our partner organization, FEDICE, to keep us safe while we committed ourselves to working with the community as part of Read More...
On Monday we celebrated the MLK holiday with about 50 folks from our congregation who gathered at Cross-Lines Community Outreach to stock the shelves for the Community Food Bank.
My husband is from North Dakota so “snow day” is non-existent in his vocabulary. It needs to be near zero before he thinks you would bother donning a sweater (yes, he has pulled them out now).
"Christian tradition teaches that there are times when we, like Jesus, are led into arid soulscapes that bruise and disorient us." - John S. Mogabgab, Weavings, 1993
As we begin a new year, many folks resolve to make space for God in the midst of a busy world full of competing demands.
This year the special offering team has selected two local, long-time partners as recipients of the Christmas offering. Cross-Lines Community Outreach, and Grace United Community Ministries, both provide services to those affected by poverty, houselessness and hunger.
She wears a flouncy red polka dot blouse. He wears thick glasses. Another guy went to divinity school to dodge the draft. Over yonder is the hardware store owner and the fireman.
Mister Rogers once said that we use the word disabilities to indicate that some folks can’t hear or see or walk. “But what of people who can’t feel?”
In ancient cave art from the year 250, depictions of Jesus are found. He is dressed in a white robe, like an ordinary shepherd. And his robe is tinged with purple accents, the color of royalty. (Imagining the Word).