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... (More...)

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... (More...)

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... (More...)

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... (More...)

I’ve appreciated conversations with many of you about your thoughts on the Apostles’ Creed. It is clear that the Creed was an important part of your faith formation. Memorizing... (More...)

  Throughout the history of the Christian church, Lent has been a season to focus on our faith, on what we believe as Christians and what difference our belief makes in how we... (More...)

  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... (More...)

Advent is the season of anticipation and preparation for Christ’s coming into our world. We get ready to celebrate Jesus’ birth so many years ago in Bethlehem, and we... (More...)

Friends, we are ending this fall season exactly where we started it – Grounded in Gratitude. Back on September 30, we kicked off our annual stewardship campaign and capital campaign... (More...)

I love to travel – to visit friends and family, to explore new places and meet new people, to see different parts of the world and experience life beyond what is comfortable... (More...)

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