27 Jan 2023 0 Comment

January 27th

A Snow Day! Check out these creative ways that some enjoyed the snow! The shopping snowman of Breelynd and Cora Phelps Fort Bohbrink a cozy Kirchhofer with snow shoveling but a memory Agatha Frosty gracing...
6 Jan 2023 0 Comment

January 6th

Dear Friends,  As many of you know, on this past Sunday I announced my retirement as of June 30, 2023. I know it comes as no great surprise; with Michael retiring at the end of 2022 and the fact that I hit the classic retirement...
31 Dec 2022 0 Comment

December 31st

It’s the 7th day of Christmas and the eve of the New Year! I’ve always enjoyed the Twelve Days of Christmas — you know, ladies dancing, lords ‘a leaping, swans a’swimming, 5 gold rings and a partridge in a pear tree… but...
24 Dec 2022 0 Comment

December 24th

Brrr...it's cold outside!  What blustery winter weather this week! On the other hand, it looks like we'll have a White Christmas!  That doesn't happen too often!  Some have asked if we're going to have Christmas Eve...
9 Dec 2022 0 Comment

December 9th

Our devotional guide for Advent is a good mix of scripture, reflection about the scripture, art and personal interaction with the material through writing and coloring.  If you haven't picked up a copy of the...
2 Dec 2022 0 Comment

December 2nd

What are the important things?  A young mom called requesting some assistance from our Open Hands fund -- she needed a fuel gift card to help her get to work at a new job. I suggested a time for her to come by and she said no. Her...
25 Nov 2022 0 Comment

Nov 25th

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,  I hope you had a good Thanksgiving! It was such a joy to share Thanksgiving dinner on Sunday with our new friends from DRC and many others! Thanks so much to the Basement Bunch for...
19 Nov 2022 0 Comment

Nov 19th

What a joy to gather this year for Thanksgiving dinner as a church family!  Sunday, Nov. 20If you can, bring a salad or dessert to share. I hope you can be there -- the meal is provided -- just bring a salad or dessert to...
11 Nov 2022 0 Comment

Nov 11th

Veterans Day is the day in the U.S. that we honor all those who have worn the nations's uniform. Not surprisingly, many countries have a day for honoring Veterans -- in Canada and Great Britain it it is called Remembrance...
4 Nov 2022 0 Comment

Nov 4th

Last weekend I visited a Dia de los Muertos festival in Nashville, Tennessee which is a festival developed mostly in Mexico but is celebrated in many countries. Dia de los Muertos ("Day of the Dead") corresponds with All Saints' Day, and...