This is more of a reflection. I hope all of you took advantage of being snowed in to relax and slow down a little. I thought it was a good time for a jigsaw puzzle! The one I hadn’t opened yet was one of Jesus knocking at the door.. Putting it together became a time … [Read more…]

Removing The Lamp Shade January 18, 2016

Psalm 112 – Common English Bible Praise the Lord! Those who honor the Lord, who adore God’s commandments, are truly happy! Their descendants will be strong throughout the land. The offspring of those who do right will be blessed; wealth and riches will be in their houses. Their righteousness stands forever. They shine in the dark for … [Read more…]

Dorhauer Charts Course For UCC Future

July 03, 2015 Written by Connie Larkman The Rev. John C. Dorhauer was overwhelmingly elected to serve as the UCC’s ninth general minister and president. He takes over the reins from the Rev. Geoffey A. Black, who is retiring at month’s end. During closing worship on Tuesday evening, June 30, Black presented his successor with a … [Read more…]

Spiritual Surrender

The most important thing to do always, once we have surrendered our lives, is to listen for God’s support, suggestions, direction, care and love. Through spiritual practices that include silence, like journaling, meditating, Bible study, we develop an inner ear attuned all day long to the Lord. We can hear him in the midst of … [Read more…]