Love Shows Up…in a dark place

Beloved… The season of Easter continues through Pentecost!  During this time, our readings point us to the ways that Love shows up in our lives.  I hope that you’ll join us for worship as we dig into the texts. Also – May 5 is a day where we will worship …

Holy Days of God’s Love

Beloved – I am hopeful and excited for the story that we share together with each other this weekend.  The bulletins are ready, the flowers are in bloom, the choir has rehearsed, and the sermons are in process. There’s the link for this week’s email. Worship times are on the …

Most Holy Week

Beloved…It’s that time – Holy Week. Here is a link to the weekly email I’m back to writing sermons and praying that your Holy Week journey brings you closer to God’s love. PT

Questions of Faith

Beloved: Questions are good.  Asking the right question is better. Don’t worry about measuring your faith to someone else’s.  Ask questions of your faith journey. Lent. Anyway – here’s the weekly email! Fish and Chips this weekend!  Yummo! Peace in Christ, PT

Glory! Glory! Glory!

Glory on a Mountaintop Worship this Weekend: Transfiguration Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99, 2 Corinthians 3:12–4:2, Luke 9:28-43a Read these texts in the NRSV or CEB Grace and peace to you from God, the creator, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. It is the last Sunday before the liturgical season of Lent.  In the …

More from a Level Place

More from the Plain… Worship this Weekend:7 Epiphany  Genesis 45:3-11, 15, Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40, 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50, Luke 6:27-38  Read these texts in the NRSV or CEB Grace and peace to you from God, the creator, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Jesus continues to teach the disciples and those around him …

Blessings and Woes

Blessings and Woes Worship this Weekend:6 Epiphany  Jeremiah 17:5-10, Psalm 1, 1 Corinthians 15:12-20, Luke 6:17-26 Read these texts in the NRSV or CEB Grace and peace to you from God, the creator, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. This week, Jesus is surrounded by folks who are yearning for his message and his …

When is Good News not Good News?

Beloved… Blessed Saturday to you all. We continue where we left off last week in worship – Jesus declares he’s the Good News and his hometown says, “say what?” Here is all you need to know for the week…The Voice See you in church or online. In peace, PT

Living Word in the Real World

Beloved… Ever wonder how radical the Word can be?  How about announcing that the Word is human in front of all your friends and family? Yep – this week we look into Luke 4:14-21…what implications does Jesus’ proclamation have for us, as the body of Christ? Here is the link …

New…

Beloved… It’s a new year, we’re in a new liturgical season, there’s new life in our congregation, new church management software (which is actually moving forward on schedule)…just NEW. New isn’t always a good word in churches…new means change. Change can be scary. Without new and change, we don’t grow …