Category: From Pastor Bill

Dear friends, Isabella Baumfree was born into slavery around 1797. She had at least 10 siblings whom she knew only from stories told by her mother. The slaveholder had sold off all the other...

Dear friends, We have been reminded again in recent days that we live in a world filled with darkness and evil. The horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, has...

“Look Down The Road”

How many of you have ever played the game, “Hide and Seek”? Do you remember the game? Someone is “it,” and that person closes his or her eyes and counts to give time for...

Welcome Chris

Dear friends, I am very pleased that we have called Chris West to join our ministerial staff as our Minister of Youth. I have really enjoyed the chance to begin getting to know Chris...

Moments of Holy Week

Dear friends, Spring is upon us, and pollen is in the air (and on the cars and everything else in sight). Other than the pollen, I love the beauty of the season and the...

That’s Grace

Dear friends, During our Wednesday evening study on forgiveness, we have reflected on the overflowing and abundant love of God for us and the good news that we get to live in God’s grace...

We’re Ready …

Dear friends, Just over a year ago, at the beginning of January 2016, I invited you as a congregation to begin praying about the possibility of renovating the house on our property so that...

“Up To A Point …”

Dear friends, Tony Campolo tells the story of a day when a man brought his young adult son into Campolo’s office and pushed the son into a chair. The father then began to make...