Congregational Meeting – April 25

Congregational Meeting – April 25

A Congregational Meeting is called for Sunday, April 25, immediately following the worship service, in the Sanctuary.  Always an important event, you will be electing members to the Board of Deacons.  Session is pleased to announce its nomination of the following individuals to serve on the Board of Deacons:  Class of 2022:Joy GoebenPat HessMaureen MannionAmy WardClass of 2024:Catharine Cory
4th Lenten Reflection

4th Lenten Reflection

Matt 10:37 Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. 38 And whoever does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me. 39 Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. How much of who we are is Jesus worth? This is a great question to reflect on during our Lenten Journey. Some folks treat Christ like a shakedown artist who is trying to extort from us what is rightfully ours. When we start...
3rd Reflection in Lent

3rd Reflection in Lent

One of the challenges during Lent is redirecting how we pray. We do family worship at home most evenings, and I've noticed it becomes easy to get into a repetitive rut of what we say during extemporaneous prayers. With that challenge in mind, I want to give you a couple of ancient supplications that really capture the spirit of Lent. The first, from St Ephrem, continues to be used in the Eastern Orthodox and Byzantine Churches even today. Ephrem the Syrian was born in 306AD and died in 373AD. This is a prayer from the earliest days of the church!...