Pastor’s Prayer for 4 March 2018

Come, sinners, to the gospel-feast, Let every soul be Jesu’s guest, You need not one be left behind, For God hath bidden all mankind. Sent by my Lord, on you I call, The invitation is to all. Come all the world: come, sinner, thou, All things in Christ are ready now....
The Good News / Bad News Season of Lent

The Good News / Bad News Season of Lent

The Good News / Bad News Season of Lent Lectionary 25 February 2018 2nd Sunday in Lent Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 Psalm 22:23-41 Romans 4:13-25 Mark 8:31-38 Text to Life Are you an optimist or a pessimist? Are you “the glass always half full,” or the glass is always half...

Artists and Their Thoughts –Frederic Delius

There is only one real happiness in life, and that is the happiness of creating.  — Frederick Delius Although born in England, Delius spent almost all of his adult creative life in France and Germany. His style reflects the recognizable, pastoral meanderings of other...
Stop the PANIC!

Stop the PANIC!

Stop the PANIC! / Life in the Valley of Shadows Story Lectionary 25 February 2018 The Second Week of Jesus’ Lenten Journey The Israelites’ Time ‘Lost’ in the Wilderness Grumbling Against God (Exodus 15 and 16) Psalm 23: The Good Shepherd Psalm 119: Do Not Let Me Stray...
Science of Fasting

Science of Fasting

Science of Fasting, directed by Sylvie Gilman, Thierry de Lestrade –Review by Ashley Linne Since we are in the season of Lent, this documentary seemed to be fitting. Fasting is a spiritual discipline that people have practiced for centuries, but until recently...