Numbers

Numbers

Some August Numbers Under ONE Roof –   Once again, we will worship as ONE during the 11:00 worship time. August 11 at 11:00 Traditional and Wave congregations will come together in the FLC to worship as ONE. 8:30 Traditional worship will not change, but be held...
Control

Control

Airplanes and roller coasters make me anxious.  I can feel my heart thump faster and louder, my muscles tense and my breath becomes shallow.  It took me a while to figure out that both of those feed my fear of heights with a large dose of knowing I am not in control. ...
Love Lifted Me

Love Lifted Me

A NOTE FROM THE PASTOR Sometimes when I walk on the beach, the old hymn “Love Lifted Me” comes to mind. The memory of Daddy, who couldn’t carry a tune in a 5-gallon bucket, rushes into my mind.  Then these words get stuck in my head: I was sinking deep in sin far from...
Are we enough?

Are we enough?

I met my neighbor over the garbage cans this morning.   We had pulled our respective cans to the end of our driveways and we stopped to catch up on our families, churches and the world.  We talked about helping “the least of these,” and how people might be helped in...
Many hands

Many hands

“Many hands make light work.”  I seem to remember that as being a favorite refrain of Ma Ingalls in the Little House books. I loved reading the whole series of books, but I was grown up before I really appreciated Ma Ingalls’ wisdom.  Many people working together can...