General Conference 2019: From February 23rd - 26th, the United Methodist Church's central law making body met in St. Louis. The purpose of this special session was to consider our stance on the marriage and ordination of LGBTQIA persons. Below is a summary of their actions, … [Read more...]
Below you will find a few reflections from our pastor. Enjoy.
This Sunday, Daylight Savings Time (DST) begins. The most common response to this phenomenon is complaining about losing an hour of sleep. In part, this is because we don't even need to change our clocks anymore. The internet does it for us. Further, it no longer seems … [Read more...]
Earlier in August, my wife Lauren and I took a vacation. More appropriately, we took a 'stay'cation. We didn't travel to some far away destination. We didn't drive the hundreds of miles to the coast. And our available time and budget kept us from flying to a more exotic or … [Read more...]
There is an old joke that goes: "What kind of car did the disciples drive?" "I don't know. What kind?" "A Honda. They were all together in one accord." (Acts 2:1) I hear you rolling your eyes. The joke may be a corny church joke, but it also contains an important … [Read more...]
Those of you who know me, know that I love musicals. I grew up on such classics as: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, The Music Man, My Fair Lady, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, and many more. In recent years, new favorites like Wicked, Avenue Q, The Book of Mormon, and … [Read more...]
We are in the midst of a season of endings. Our preschoolers have finished another year. The four-year-olds have graduated. The regular school year is drawing to a close. The excitement and bustle of once full daily routines may be lessened a bit by a more relaxed summer … [Read more...]