Ash Wednesday Message

Ash Wednesday Message

February 17, 2021 I had hoped to be meeting with you all this evening and having a beautiful and quiet service with the Imposition of Ashes. When that became impossible due to weather, I hoped to film a message that I could share with you. With many of you without...
A Prayer for Safety and Peace

A Prayer for Safety and Peace

January 6, 2021 As I sit here this afternoon watching the news, my heart is heavy. Events are happening in our country that I only imagined could happen in other parts of the world, not here! I find myself at a loss for what to say, at a loss for what to think, and at...
Devotion for Wednesday, December 2

Devotion for Wednesday, December 2

Hope In recent weeks, especially because of the Thanksgiving holiday, I’ve been focusing on developing a grateful spirit. I’ve started an online gratitude journal, done some reading about the benefits of being more appreciative of life’s gifts and made a conscious...
Devotion for Wednesday, December 2

Devotion for Tuesday, December 1

I believe everyone, despite their privilege, find themselves sometimes feeling hopeless. This year has dealt us many blows. I believe that it can also provide us with the best lessons in hope. I am a calendar carrying, list maker not because I am organized but of my...
Devotion for Wednesday, December 2

Devotion for Monday, November 30

Keeping awake: Christ’s miracles of Love Joy Peace Hope As I write this the day after Thanksgiving, I am reminded of something Kate Bowler said in a recent podcast. She was talking about Advent, and called it our time of “almost Christmas.” Kate wrote a favorite book...
Devotion for Wednesday, December 2

Devotion for Sunday, November 29

“What I say to you, I say to everyone: ‘Watch!’” Mark 13: 37 I love the way this verse in Mark ends – it’s an assertive reminder for us to be alert to the presence of God. It’s counterintuitive but this year has reminded me that in times of great challenge we often...