Pastor Blog

Rooted and Generative

Our staff took a retreat in August and we’re about to retreat in Advent. We gathered to pray and plan where we would need to go this year. My friend, the Rev. Joanna D’Agostino from Lakewood Congregational gave a sermon on Jeremiah 17:7-8, “Like a tree planted by water.” She stated how it’s good to… Read More »

Fall 2022

Dear Church! This fall we have a lot of great things lined up! The Worship Team wanted to explore what it means to be a Christian Community. That’s the over-arching theme this fall as we explore ​various aspects of ​our Christian Community ​including it’s purpose, implications and our own roles and obligations Our first exploration will be called Beautiful Together. Being… Read More »

Tune Yourself with Prayer

A friend recently gifted me with a guitar. He wasn’t playing it and wanted to get it to someone who would play it. But I’m sure there’s something wrong with it. I took it to Woodsy’s. I bought new strings. I borrowed an amp of a musician in the church. But there’s definitely something wrong… Read More »


Spring is hypothetically here, although as I write this the snow is coming down on this Tuesday morning following Easter. We’ve closed the books on the Good Enough series, where we learned how to set the bar a little lower and give ourselves permission to rest. We’ve asked God for guidance in fixing the things… Read More »

Holy Week 2022

Hey my Good Enough Friends, With Holy Week soon upon us, our Encounter Group will not be meeting as regularly. The final days before we break for the summer will be April 11 & 25, and then May 2, 9 & 16. It has been a really fun encountering you and our discussion around the… Read More »

Upcoming Lenten Series 2022

Ash Wednesday kicks off this series March 2, 2022 at 7 p.m. live and livestreamed. We will also have 25 copies of the devotional “Good Enough” by Kate Bowler and Jessica Richie. We live in a culture bent on definitions of a good life as continuous upward mobility–climbing ladders of prosperity with increasingly fabulous experiences… Read More »