Pastor Blog

Random Acts to Strategic Acts: The Address to the LMC Class of 2021

This is my speech to the 2021 graduating class of Leadership Medina County. Given at the Blair Conference Center on May 5, 2021. Special thanks to Colleen Rice, executive director of Leadership Medina County for the invitation and opportunity to speak. And to the kind listeners of the graduating class, go forth and lead!  Good… Read More »

PASTOR’S CORNER / Holy Week

HOLY WEEK ACTIVITIES Holy Week Scavenger Hunt: Starting Palm Sunday, the whole family can learn the story of Holy Week with our hidden symbols posted around the outside of our church building! Come and find them throughout the week! Palm Sunday: We’ll have our normal livestream and Bless the Easter Bags at 10 a.m. BUT… Read More »

Pastor’s Corner March 2021

Vaccinations are starting to roll out. Spring is coming. We’re feeling like we’re nearing the end of the pandemic as the light brightens the horizon. We’re anxious to get back together! Here’s a few frequently asked questions and where we are. Question: Are we reopening yet? Answer: Not until Medina County  falls to Orange (Level… Read More »

February 2021 Pastor’s Corner

Our Annual Meeting is off and running regarding the budget. Thank you all for the patience and feedback in making this process as transparent and painless as we could. A big thanks to Kelly for her leadership and skill with our financials. To our Finance and Stewardship Teams. For Pete Metzloff for running the OneCall… Read More »

Pastor’s Corner October 2020

Welcome October! My holy month. I am really excited by the response to our last worship series, REWRITE. Many of you have taken the time to write emails, letters, and social media messages of what you found meaningful. Jan Linn wrote about The Times REWRITE from the Summer in the 60s, “Just listened to yesterday’s… Read More »

Summer Vespers

Under the leadership of Matt Yates and Maureen Walker, we’ve gathered a team of folks who are in the medical field. Suzanne Kanner, Paul DeSario, Stephanie Young, and Rob Wilder. They will draft policies, determine tasks, and staff teams to carry out the tasks to keep us safe during the pandemic. Because the pandemic is… Read More »