Pastors' Blog

Archives: February 2019

Feb 28, 2019 - Kent French

Next Wednesday, March 6, is the beginning of Lent. We heartily invite all of you to join us in all the ways we seek to deepen spiritually in the season. 

Exploring our Faith Lenten Study, beginning Sunday, March 10.

We would like as many people as possible to participate in this exploration. We will pair up weekly workshops with our themes in worship.

These are some of the questions we will explore in our upcoming study:• What does it mean to have faith?• What is faith...

Feb 21, 2019 - Kent French

If you ever think Jesus is not radical enough, try this on:"Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you...and lend to them without expecting to get anything back." (...

Feb 14, 2019 - Amy Norton

Dear United Parish family,

Over the next couple of weeks, we'll be diving into a sermon that Jesus gave to his followers (this Sunday in Luke 6:17-26 and next Sunday in Luke 6:27-38). In Matthew's Gospel, these passages are called the Sermon on the Mount, as Jesus delivers it from atop a high hill, reminiscent...

Feb 07, 2019 - Amy Norton

Greetings to you and peace, from the One who is and was and is to come!

Over the past 6 weeks, our children and youth (and teachers and staff) have embarked on a new project called Epiphany Term! The Church School teachers have been using a curriculum created by members of our Children & Youth Deepening Ministry Team that explores immigration and refugees, hunger and food insecurity, and diversity and identity. These lessons have been centered around learning ways to welcome and...