Tending Holy Places

Recently I have been involved in a discussion with a seminary colleague who wrote an article on the over 20,000 member United Methodist Church of the Resurrection’s decision to build a new facility that is smaller and more intimate “where people...

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Just the Right Blend

A few weeks ago, I was on the way back to the church from Restore Hope, where I had served communion.  I decided to stop by the old church building that had been Grace Methodist Episcopal.  This congregation predated our own here at UUMC, but...

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The Power of Stories

    Well, perhaps it’s because I haven’t preached for two weeks, but I’ve written beyond what I usually give you in one pastor’s perspective and have spilled over into what I will give you in three installments.  All three are inspired by Dr...

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Pilgrimage

I’m excited to finally host Dr. Amy Oden here at the church for our Mildred Strokey and Blanche Miller lecture series.  I’m also excited for the great lunch that Bruce and Sheila Powers have planned for us—Bruce is going to be working for days on...

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