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  • June 2022 - Again We Cry Out in Lament ... Four years ago (March 2018) in this same newsletter I shared a lament and wrote about lament. [read more ...]
  • March 2022 - Lent: Last week I learned that the Rev. Jay Bartow, a former colleague in ministry, had died at the age of 76, quite unfairly, of a rare type of pulmonary fibrosis. [read more ...]
  • February 2022 - Truing The Wheel of Our Lives: I want to be clear that as I write about emerging from this nearly 2 years long pandemic I do so with cautious optimism. [read more ...]
  • January 2022 - Shalom: As we begin 2022 it certainly feels like the movie Groundhog Day. [read more ...]
  • September 2021 - Getting Back to Normal? I’d like to be writing a newsletter about how we are getting back to normal, but I think I may have tried that last year. [read more ...]
  • June 2021 - I believe that God takes an interest in our lives: our suffering, our pain, our joys, our shortcomings, and our faithfulness. [read more ...]
  • May 2021 - We’re Getting the Band Back Together: Last Sunday we returned to worship in our sanctuary for the first time in thirteen months. [read more ...]
  • March 2021 - It all got started with a shortage of toilet paper. Remember when, “what are we gonna do we’re down to our last roll?” was part of our pandemic worry list. [read more ...]
  • February 2021 - As we spend February close to home, socially distanced, and buried in snow, it seems hard to imagine the days are lengthening, but for those of us paying attention to the church year we are reminded by Ash Wednesday and the season of Lent, if not the ever extending hours of daylight, that Spring is on the way. [read more ...]
  • January 2021 - It would only be natural to say goodbye to 2020 with a retrospective on what a difficult year it has been. [read more ...]