Pastor’s Corner

August 2020

FROM THE PASTOR’S HEART Abraham Lincoln endured as much criticism as any President in our history.  A casual reading of the newspapers of his day will reveal the degree of viciousness to which he was subjected as he sought to…
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July 2020

The Spirit of Patience Patience is not something that seems innate to us Americans.  Yet let us remember that one of those luscious fruits of the Spirit is “patience” (Gal 5:22).  Thus we are being called upon to exercise that…
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June 2020

With the recent announcement about “houses of worship” being reopened, many of you have been asking, when will we open for worship again?  While the green light has been given to resume gathering, it is important that we plan carefully. …
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May 2020

SHOWERS AND FLOWERS You know the saying–April showers bring May flowers.  Well, we did have a few April showers.  Guess that allows for some May flowers.  At least in this wilderness time of lockdown and isolation, we certainly could use…
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APRIL 2020

FROM THE SHEPHERD’S HEART Do you feel like you have woken up to a bit of a nightmare?  Maybe it’s been the nightmare lines that wrap around Costco, the empty shelves at Raley’s, the daily avalanche of revelations about COVID-19,…
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MARCH 2020

CELEBRATE, PARTICIPATE, AND COMMUNICATE: SHARE THE JOY! March is a time to celebrate.  Spring will soon be “sprung.”  Flowers begin to bloom, temperatures turn upward, days lengthen, St. Patrick’s Day serves corn beef and cabbage, March Madness crowns a new…
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