Plan to Regather

The Session met last night, and we anticipate gathering in the sanctuary on Sunday, August 9 as long as the case numbers in the area don’t increase.  We will gather at 11:00 am for worship with no Sunday School, Children’s Church or Nursery for the time being.  We will have it live streaming at 11:00 … [Read more…]

Prayer for Our Schools

We finally have a plan for schools this fall, sort of.  The governor has announced a general plan that now the counties have to take and work with.  Many people are unhappy.  Some think it’s not strict enough, “we should be all remote, we need to keep our kids and teachers safe!”  Some think it’s … [Read more…]

Grace

Two Sundays ago I quoted from Frederick Buechner’s definition of Grace, I thought you might like to hear the whole definition, this comes from his book, Wishful Thinking: After centuries of handling and mishandling, most religious words have become so shopworn nobody’s much interested anymore. Not so with grace, for some reason. Mysteriously, even derivatives like gracious and graceful still have … [Read more…]