Welcome Kelda!

Jesus said, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” — Matthew 19:14 (RSV) Dear Friends, I have great news! After about three months of searching, I am now able to introduce to you our new Children’s Ministry...

Life is What You Do

John 10:1-10 (NRSV) My father was a public-school teacher in southern California. That’s how he earned his living. But in his heart, he was an actor. I grew up with a love for theater because of all the plays he was in: The Tempest, Oklahoma, Oliver, the Fantastics,...

A Travel Blessing

Blessed are those who trust in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. They shall be like a tree planted by water, sending out its roots by the stream. — Jeremiah 17:7-8 (NRSV) Dear Friends, Since we are now into our summer, and many of us are coming and going. I thought...

Walk Humbly with God

Luke 14:7-11 (CEB) I’d like to begin this morning with a little audience participation. This kind of thing is always a little tricky. For me, whenever I hear the words “audience participation,” I immediately look around for the nearest exit, just in case. But, trust...

A Busy Weekend

Dear Friends, What a wonderful, and very full weekend we have just had. Friday evening began with the Opening Ceremonies for this year’s Special Olympics Summer Games. Saturday, our volunteers once again came through to run a great mini-javelin event. Then our Open...