Prayer Praise and Painting, June 20, 2021 The Reverend Christine V. HidesMother Teresa was featured in Prayer, Praise and Painting yesterday. This is how we artfully interpreted her approach to helping people, one by one:Perhaps Mother Teresa’s “one by one” approach resulted from her focus on relationships. As we reemerge from the pandemic, how [...]
Greta Connor writes: "I used to think that the verse from Psalm 23, 'surely goodness and mercy shall follow you all the days of your life...' was 'Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy shall follow you...' when I was a kid. Words we hear in church don't always resonate until later in life. Prior to the [...]
Katie Nahrwold writes: "What’s normal? It is hard to remember what we 'used to' think of as normal as we reestablish our routines and schedules today. During the pandemic, our college-age son came home and we were back to our family of six every day, every hour, every moment. To make the best of [...]
Julia Peterson writes: "Our family is ready to say goodbye to many Covid related worries and pandemic routines. But one silver lining our family plans to hold on as we transition to the “new normal” is connecting to God through nature, no matter the weather! When it was clear that we would be [...]
Chrissy Adams Writes: "When everything shut down in March 2020, I started slashing big Xs on the calendar at the end of every day. It was my way of claiming victory over yet another day stuck at home with a 2 and 5 year-old, and I naively thought that when lockdown would end after [...]
While the pandemic has clearly been a terrible ill for society, like many we are trying to find those silver linings as we emerge from this dark period.
These faithful third graders practiced diligently to reach this milestone. On Sunday, they will receive their own personalized Bible, the generous gift of the Allen C. Menke family.
The Reverend Christine V. Hides Hilary Scott shared this reflection on the ways their family dinners have evolved over the last 14 months: “Last night after dinner, Thomas, my 7th grader, said 'do you remember last year at this time when we were having all of those elaborate [...]
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Not all Superheroes
A collection of newsletters from Christine V. Hides with tips of well-being for re-entering the new normal.