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Prayers of the People March 28, 2021

The Reverend Christine V. Hides Holy, Gracious, and Everlasting God On Palm Sunday we are reminded that under the rule of an unjust and violent empire, your people suffered. In the midst of that suffering, your word became flesh in Jesus Christ, revealing divine love, true justice, and the gloriousness of your desire [...]

2021-04-05T20:29:12-05:00Church Stories, Pastoral Prayer|

Family Faith Formation Registration

The purpose of Children and Family Ministry is to help families develop meaningful relationships with God and others, engage with church rituals and traditions, make faith relevant to daily life, and find Christ’s comfort and HOPE—even in the midst of a pandemic. Choose from three pathway classes for families on Sundays, registration is required, [...]

Online Bible Read Along

Online Bible Read Along—The Gospel According to John Wednesdays at 9:15 a.m., February 17–May 5 All are invited to drop in as you are able to read selections from The Gospel of John and explore visual art related to the scripture. The Rev. Christine V. Hides leads this Adult Education program. Use this link to connect [...]

2021-02-19T08:01:17-06:00Adult Education, Church Stories, Lent|

Comfort Food During the Long Winter

The Reverend Christine V. Hides Has your child asked you to read the same story time after time? Stories are comforting to hear again and again. In this time between Christmas and Lent, we will explore some familiar parables. Parables are “comfort food” during these uncertain times as they have a beginning, an [...]

Online Bible Study: A Story of Homecoming

The Reverend Christine V. Hides 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays, January 13–February 10 The parables of Luke 15 invite the reader to experience home not as a place, but a relationship. Join the Reverend Christine V. Hides and friends online. Henri Nouwen's book, The Return of the Prodigal Son will support this study, however it is not [...]

2021-02-04T13:33:51-06:00Adult Education, Church Stories|

Resilience and Hope Daily Devotional

November 14, 2020 I’m normally a stickler for waiting until after Thanksgiving to put out Christmas Decorations. But this year, our outdoor lights have been twinkling since the first of November thanks to my daughter who delighted in putting them out one warm afternoon. The Christmas lights are up at Kenilworth Union, too, much [...]


Resilience and Hope Daily Devotional

November 13, 2020The 70 degree weather we had earlier in the week brought many outdoors to enjoy the fleeting fall sun. There was both a sense of joy for this gift of warmth so late in the season and an urgency to soak it all up before winter comes. Rev. Ruth Sorenson-Prokosch recently shared this during [...]


Resilience and Hope Daily Devotional

November 12, 2020 Endurance When you sign up for a marathon you know you will reach the finish line at mile marker 26.2. Though it is an incredibly long distance, it can be accomplished through proper training. When the race is at its most grueling, runners look toward the finish line, and find the [...]