News from the Sparta Ecumenical Food Pantry

Disciples: I reached out to Valerie Macchio who oversees the food pantry about potential needs.  Here’s her reply: “We are always in need of food, anything shelf stable is perfect. “If anyone wants to do something special as an individual or a group: collecting in the neighborhoods have worked, or …

Sent in Mission as One

WORSHIP INFO FOR MAY 24 Zoom Worship Link Worship Bulletin The announcements and young disciples materials will be sent Saturday. Grace and peace, Beloved, from the Earth-Maker, Pain-Bearer, & Life Sustainer.  Amen. Today, Thursday, May 21, is Ascension Day.  Forty days after the resurrection, Jesus was taken into heaven and …

Not Alone

Grace and peace, Beloved, from the Earth-Maker, Pain-Bearer, & Life Sustainer.  Amen. WORSHIP INFO FOR MAY 17 Zoom Worship Link     Worship Bulletin Announcements          Easter Six Young Disciples Activities Jesus continues to prepare his disciples for a life without him. Last week, Jesus reminded them to stay …

Pastor Tina is leaving Shepherd of the Hills

April 26, 2020 Dear Beloved Disciples: Grace and peace to you from God, the Earth-maker, Pain-bearer, and Life-giver. I give thanks daily for you all.  You have been faithful in your discipleship in our time apart, these past few weeks.  Some of you have been faithful in your discipleship in …

Emmaus Road Wanderings

Third Sunday of Easter Worship Sunday April 19, 9 AM Worship Bulletin     Zoom Worship Link  Meeting ID: 227 345 705  Password: 886352 Dial by your location Meeting ID: 227 345 705 Password: 886352 +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) Grace and peace to you, …

Wednesday Update

Blessings on this Wednesday to all of you! I am grateful for your prayers and notes and texts to me and to one another.  It is so important to stay connected with one another in as many ways possible through this time. Please continue to keep up with one another. …

Holy Joke, Jesus!  Holy Humor Sunday

Here’s the quick info: Second Sunday of Easter Worship Sunday April 19, 9 AM Worship Bulletin     Zoom Worship Link  Meeting ID: 227 345 705  Password: 886352 Dial by your location Meeting ID: 227 345 705 Password: 886352 +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) The …

Holy Week Worship Information

Grace and peace to you, Beloved, wherever you are. This email is the most comprehensive document for Holy Week worship to date.  We will have evening prayer Sunday through Tuesday.  Beginning Wednesday, we will worship every evening at 7:30 PM.  Please bookmark this email and if you desire, download the …

Palm Passion Sunday in the Wilderness

Grace and peace to you whoever you are and wherever you find yourself in your faith journey. You are welcome here.  Remember that God is with you and that God loves you. What’s that labyrinth doing there? I’ve been thinking of our wilderness journey in terms of a prayer labyrinth. …