Categories: Pastor's Midweek Missive

Everything Fits Into Place

When my youngest daughter Fiona was growing up, she took up rowing in high school. She became very proficient and soon was selected to row in both the coxless ‘8’s’ and the ‘4’s.’ She preferred rowing as part of a team and not alone. She was a strong oarswoman and had the ‘bow’ seat or […]

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Why Pride?

It’s the first full week of June! It’s definitely hotter and people are spending more time outdoors with family and friends. I on the other hand get a little cranky this time of year because of heat. It’s also annual conference time for the Indiana United Methodist Church, and its Pride week here in Indianapolis. […]

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Categories: Pastor's Midweek Missive

Deserts and Rainforests

Last week I shared a thought on how we sometimes overlook the place of the Ascension in the life of the Church. I suggested to do so was rendering the life of Jesus an incomplete story, much like a book that had the las pages missing. This week, we arrive at the final pages and […]

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Categories: Pastor's Midweek Missive

The Bigger Picture

One of the advantages of the digital audiobook or E-reader is that they cannot have pages disappear on you. I am one of those people who still prefer to feel the book in my hand when I am reading. There is nothing more frustrating than reading a book only to find the last page or […]

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Categories: News and Events

News From the Governing Board

Meeting Held April 21, 2018 The church is interested in purchasing the parking lot adjacent to the north side of the church. The Governing Board approved an offer to the owner, who is currently evaluating it. Before an agreement is finalized, it will be put to the congregation for approval. A presentation to the Board […]

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Categories: Pastor's Midweek Missive

Do You Have Ears to Hear?

How many times have you said the wrong thing at the wrong time and then wish the floor would open up and swallow you as you realize with embarrassment the mistake you have made. Listening again to the almost 20-minute monologue of Michelle Wolf at this year’s Washington Correspondents Dinner I found myself wondering how […]

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Categories: Pastor's Midweek Missive

Stranger in a Foreign Land

Carolyn and I are almost at the end of our vacation which we both needed after the journey through Lent and the joys of Easter Sunday. The long flight, (22 hours) brought us first to Singapore for a few days then a further two and half hours in the air, and we arrived in Bangkok. […]

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