What We Say

March 13, 2015

The Flash! – March 12, 2015

The Flash! - March 12, 2015

In 1992 pastor, professor, writer, theologian, and storyteller Walter Wangerin Jr. wrote a Lenten devotional called Reliving the Passion.  For each of the 40 days of Lent, Wangerin offers a reflection on several verses from the story of Christ’s passion in the Gospel of Mark.  For more than twenty years I have relived the passion […]

March 5, 2015

The Flash! – March 5, 2015

The Flash! - March 5, 2015

Oh what a night… At some point in my preparation for ministry I was taught the term kairos moment.  As with an epiphany, a kairos moment is a defining one; one in which the very essence of the goodness and grace of God is captured in time.  Three nights ago I had a kairos moment; […]

February 27, 2015

Beyond Box City – Raising Funds for Family Promise

Beyond Box City - Raising Funds for Family Promise

Bake Sale Sunday March 1 following Worship Box City Event March 7-8 Family Promise and the 9th Ward Interfaith Coalition are partners in providing congregation – based housing for homeless families.  Next Saturday night our youth and their leaders will spend the night at Family Promise’s annual Box City fundraiser. Praise and prayers for them as […]

February 26, 2015

The Flash! – February 26, 2015

The Flash! - February 26, 2015

He was in the wilderness forty days, tempted by Satan; and he was with the wild beasts, and the angels waited on him. In last Sunday’s message about this passage, citing scholarly sources, the preacher at Hanover suggested that the beasts Jesus hung with in the wilderness brought comfort and support. Said pastor offered that […]

February 23, 2015

The Herald – March 2015

February 19, 2015

The Flash! – February 19, 2015

The Flash! - February 19, 2015

Symbols tell stories; deep, important, powerful stories.  Not only do they capture our stories, the symbols we use proclaim our stories to the world. For followers of Christ the cross tells the story of God’s sacrificial love.  And yet the symbols of the cross are as rich and varied as those who tell its story.  […]

February 18, 2015

Lent 2015 – Journey to the Cross

Lent 2015 - Journey to the Cross

Lenten Activities Ash Wednesday 5:30 p.m. Pancake Supper 6:30 p.m. Service with dispensing of ashes Soup Dinners Wednesdays in Lent (February 25, March 1, 8, 15, 22) 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Meditation Space All are welcome to use the space in the Lounge for reflection and meditation. Open Monday – Thursday 9:00 – 5:00 Fridays […]

February 18, 2015

The Herald – February 2015

February 18, 2015

The Herald – January 2015

February 12, 2015

The Flash! – February 12, 2015

The Flash! - February 12, 2015

The advent of the Lenten season, Ash Wednesday, is less than a week away.  At the starting line of the journey to Easter’s empty tomb we are marked with ashes in the form of a cross that remind us that we are dust and to dust we shall return.  Then for the next forty days […]

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