Recently I had the opportunity to work in Santa Rosa for a day with the Salvation Army as part of their “Emotional and Spiritual Care Team.” I left my house before the sun rose to report at 7:00am to the Santa Rosa Salvation Army headquarters. There, I joined several other pastors...
Recently a few people we're in our youth room and noticing the artwork that is taped to the closet doors. Its nothing extraordinary. Its a collection of collaborative art pieces our middle schoolers have done on each of the books of the Bible from Genesis - Ruth. Our summer...
Thoughts and prayers ought to be the beginning of our engagement with an issue, not the end.
The Sanctuary Choir finishes their 40-week season on June 11 with a special Service of Lessons and Carols - we will pose the question, "How can I say there is no God when all around creation calls?"
As difficult as life transitions can be, I always find them easier when I remember the line from Proverbs - “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight.”
And, on June 5, 1957, Westminster Presbyterian Church was formed.
Let's be sure all those who come to visit, whether it's for worship or any program at the church experience that welcome in tangible ways.
Every year during Lent, I seem to have a conversation with someone about fasting. Usually the conversation starts with a question. Am I supposed to fast during Lent? Why do people fast during Lent? Or something like that. I explain that though fasting is not necessarily a Presbyterian...
Several people have commented that the choir sounds nicely full and balanced these days.
We are not alone. May we be able to both give and receive loving help.