Another Update

O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good… His steadfast love endures forever! Out of my distress I called on the Lord… With the Lord on my side I do not fear… —Psalm 118:1, 5, 6 (NRSV) Dear Friends, It’s very unusual, I must say, to be so much on the receiving end of...

Pam’s Update

I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand. —Isaiah 40:10 (NRSV) Dear Friends, If you caught my sermon this last week, or if you are on the prayer chain, or if you are an active member of our FCC rumor mill, you will no...

Church Council Update

And not only that, but we also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy...

Response to Planet of the Humans

“And now, O Lord, what do I wait for? My hope is in you.” —Psalm 39:7 (NRSV) Dear Friends, I’ve heard from several of you now, asking if I have seen and what I think of the new movie Planet of the Humans. Directed by Jeff Gibbs and produced by Michael Moore, it is...

Naming Grief

When the righteous cry out, the Lord listens; he delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he saves those whose spirits are crushed. —Psalm 34:17-18 (NRSV) Dear Friends, I am fortunate in being someone who has never really had to...

Behind the Scenes

For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. —Romans 12:4-5 (NIV) Dear Friends, I thought you might be interested to...