Living the Nativity

Come to Bethlehem and see Him whose birth the angels sing; Come adore on bended knee Christ, the Lord, the new born King! Welcome to the season of Advent, the four weeks of preparation for the second...

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Tami’s Message–October 2019

What is gratitude? What does it mean to be grateful? How would you finish this sentence: Grateful people are _______________. These are some of the questions that Diana Butler Bass explores in her book...

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Chip’s Message: Growing in Gratitude

Who was it that said, “I love it when a plan comes together!”? I’m pretty sure it was John “Hannibal” Smith on the TV show The A-Team, and I agree with him. His statement comes to mind as I...

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Walk Like a Pilgrim — Chip’s Message

On Father’s Day, I shared some of my experiences from my pilgrimage on the Camino Frances, the Way of St. James. I had a powerful experience walking a portion of the Camino, mainly because I walked...

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Tami’s Message For May

At the end of April, I went on retreat with some clergywomen friends in Washington state. We stayed in a lovely house with a wraparound porch that was perched high on a cliff with magnificent views of...

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Lift Every Voice — Tami’s Message

  In your steadfast love hear my voice; O Lord, in your justice preserve my life. (Psalm 119:149) As we talked about during Advent, we live in a noisy world full of loud voices competing for our...

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