Minister’s Message

Spiritual Development

As I said in the November newsletter, the holiday season is a time of processing, planning, and preparation for the new year. As such, your church leaders are setting the agenda for January, with an eye toward the fundamental items for the interim period. We are on track, and I feel that the progress we … Continued

The Holidays Are Upon Us

As we move into the holidays, the pace of church life usually changes. In my experience, the period between August 1st and Halloween marks the season of change. From Halloween until New Year’s Day, holiday concerns become dominant, whether the anxiety is negative or positive. The holiday season means the pace of organizational change slows down … Continued

Reaching Our Goals

And so we begin. As I write this, I am sitting in the office at the church, after doing the basic beginning things, like setting up internet connections, wandering around the building figuring out what keys are for what locks, etc. I am excited to get started. Perhaps the most important thing to communicate is … Continued

A Wanderer

Come, come, whoever you are, Wanderer, worshipper, lover of leaving, Ours is no caravan of despair…. Come, yet again, come. ~ Rumi (Hymn #188) In the interview process during this year’s search one of the people on the interview team at another congregation began with the statement/question, “Well, you seem to be some sort of … Continued