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Pastor Reflections

Last Sunday, I asked the children and the congregation to share where they see God in our everyday lives.  This was in preparation of my plans to share with our children a story each Sunday in February from a beloved book titled, “God Got a Dog”, by Cynthia Rylant.  The book is made up of small vignettes where God appears as the most unlikely people of all ages, occupations, ethnic groups, etc.  The homeless I served used to remind me constantly of how God could show up in the most interesting people, and the most interesting ways.

Pastoral Ponderings


May the peace and grace of our loving God be known to you this day - in ways that lead you to deep and abiding joy!

As this new year unfolds we have begun looking at Ephiphany stars and “Goal Posters”.  As God reveals God’s presence to us day by day, I am struck with the opportunity we have to partner with God - to allow the days before us to be placed of discovery and wonder…

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