Pastor’s blog – September 2021

On September 12th, we begin a new cycle in the Narrative Lectionary.  We begin this holy story with God speaking a word and all of creation springs into life.  Here are the opening lines to the story of God, and the story of us:  In the beginning when God created the...

Pastor’s blog – August 2021

An old jug The last time I was visiting my mom, she gave me an old jug.  She’s had it for years and now was ready to pass it on to me.  It’s not very fancy, but it is rather beautiful.  There’s a cork stuck in the top and the colors of the glaze are earthy tones of...

Pastor’s blog – July 2021

Finding a peaceful place To have a place where you can go and feel at peace is so important for our spirit.  For some, it could be a favorite park bench where you watch children and dogs play.  It could be a leisurely walk on the beach or a hike on a mountain trail. ...

Pastor’s Blog – June 2021 – Jelly Belly’s and us

Years and years ago, I had the opportunity to visit the Jelly Belly factory in California.  It was amazing to see how they were produced from start to finish.  At the end of the tour I was able to sample the many different flavors, some of which I’ve never seen in...

Pastor’s blog – November 2020 – Moving On

On November 3rd, people all over the country will cast their vote for the next president of the United States.  It’s a wonderful privilege that we have in this nation.  But with this privilege comes division, harsh language, and a variety of lawn art that cheers on a...