Pastors' Blog

Archives: March 2019

Mar 27, 2019 - Wilson Hood

A gust of wind. A gush of water. A flickering flame. A dove, wings outstretched, soaring through the sky. A breath. 

All of these are images in scripture associated with the Holy Spirit, the third and final aspect of the Trinity that we will encounter together in our Lenten series exploring basic concepts of the Christian faith.  

Unlike many other Christian communities around the world, many congregations in the United States often spend little time talking or thinking...

Mar 21, 2019 - Amy Norton

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

We are continuing our Lenten exploration of our faith, discovering what it means for each of us personally and how we express it individually and collectively.

You can read more about this exploration and other Lenten opportunities here. On the first Sunday of Lent, we explored the question,...

Mar 14, 2019 - Kent French

Do you ever question if God even exists? Or are you rock-solid sure about the existence of God? Are you somewhere in between? 

Do you ever have God moments -- those times when you have a sense of God or something God-like breaking through and touching your heart, mind and soul? Something like the re-awakening of nature each Spring, the first breaths of a newborn, holding the hand of a dying loved one, looking out at some immense natural beauty in the world?

Do you think of God...

Mar 07, 2019 - Kent French

This past Wednesday, we began the season of Lent once again. We take the word "Lent" from lengthen for the lengthening of days (at least here in the Northern Hemisphere). We take time to dig deeper and more intentionally into our souls, to find new and creative ways to grow in faith in relationship with God and others. This year, we are exploring what it means to express our faith, with opportunities to do that collectively and individually.

We...