Surprise Inside

By The Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest When people step inside our church, rather than find rigidity they are surprised by what is best described as a big, broad tent. Members differ in their conceptions of God, partisan affiliations, interest in scripture, wealth, preferences for decaf or regular, and tenure to name just a [...]

Four Things to Tell Children When Lent Begins

The Reverend Christine V. Hides
Lent is the time of 40 days plus six Sundays during which we get ready for Easter. Easter is such a great mystery that we need a long time to get ready. During Lent we use purple, the church color for getting ready. People might “give up” something for Lent or “take up” a new practice of prayer or giving during Lent.

At last, A Soul Cleansing Journey

The Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest
Imagine if I were to give you a six-week escape to step back and detox, or straighten your drive and focus your putt, or help you develop a healthy new habit. How strong might you become? With patience and this expanse of time, you would let go of old habits and at the same time embrace new possibilities.

Walk with Us In Lent Devotions

Come experience a deeper connection with God, yourself, and others by joining us on a 40-day journey through Lent by exploring wisdom of the poets.  Below is a link to curated collection of poetry authored by writers living in the third century to the contemporary era.  Their insight to faith and Jesus’ life is organized [...]

2020-03-25T03:27:25-05:00Church Stories, Worship|

All Ages Praying by Painting Lent Event

We will create art as we reflect on what God is saying to us through the poetry of the psalms. After clean up we will enjoy a baked potato bar dinner. This opportunity to slow down and enjoy a meal together is appropriate for all ages and skill levels. RSVP below or by emailing Christine [...]

2020-02-03T15:17:30-06:00Church Stories, Fellowship, Worship|

The Elemental Spirits

Greek and Roman philosophy taught that the four constituent elements of earth, wind, fire, and water were the basic building blocks of the universe, and even the New Testament curtsies to this idea.