Worry

Worry

We worry.  We even worry about worrying.  We worry about things we can change and things we cannot change.  We make ourselves sick with worry. Worry disturbs our peace. I share with you the prayer by Arndt, in hopes that your souls may be calmed. Ah,...
We’re in God’s hands

We’re in God’s hands

 A Note from the Pastor   During the season of Lent, all 3 services, various classes and some groups are using Uncertain Times  by Rev. Magrey Da Vega to guide discussions and as a framework for considering those things that disturb the peace Christ promised us....
Clean out your “cupboard”

Clean out your “cupboard”

When this can of soup was donated to a food bank in Cardiff, Wales, it was 46 years old. Kidney Soup had been discontinued for over 35 years. There were some equally ancient Green Giant sweet corn and Del Monte carrots donated too. You can’t help but wonder, “WHY?”...
Dust

Dust

      March 6, 2019   In dark smudgy crosses on our brow, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. We feel the dark crosses that proclaim our mortality and our sinfulness. We do not have to say, “I am a sinner,” the whole world can see it etched upon us. The...
Trust in God

Trust in God

On Thursday night, our District Superintendent shared the following with clergy in our weekly email.  It was helpful to me, and I hope it will be for you: Tomorrow morning Meri Lyn and I leave for St. Louis and the special General Conference.  As with most important...
How we should love

How we should love

I am writing this on the morning of Valentine’s Day.  On the early morning news programs, there are reports about the number of bouquets and how much chocolate will be sold today.   Later today, I will participate as a couple celebrates their anniversary with a...