Entries by dseale

December 2018

Chart of Progress in the Pastoral Search   This is a check list of the process in finding a new pastor.  We will provide this as a way to keep you informed about where we are and what needs to be done next.  July 2017  Bridge interim is hired and search for an interim begins. […]

November 2018

                                    All Saints   According to Lives of the Saints ed. Rev. Hugo Hoever, S.O.Cist., PhD, every day of the year except Christmas, and some days during Holy Week, celebrate at least one Catholic saint. The Orthodox church and Coptic church have a different list of saints to honor. Some protestant denominations also recognize and […]

October 2018

Chart of Progress in the Pastoral Search   This is a check list of the process in finding a new pastor.  We will provide this as a way to keep you informed about where we are and what needs to be done next.      July 2017  Bridge interim is hired and search for an interim […]

September 2018

Coming To Worship Scriptures tell us that we were created to worship and that our relationship with our awesome God is central to faith and life. We are not just a personal religion that can be practiced in secret and without interaction with fellow believers. We are the Church, the body of Christ, and individually […]

August 2018

Chart of Progress in the Pastoral Search This is a check list of the process in finding a new pastor. We will provide this as a way to keep you informed about where we are and what needs to be done next. (Completed) July 2017 – Bridge interim is hired and search for an interim […]

July 2018

Chart of Progress in the Pastoral Search This is a check list of the process in finding a new pastor. We will provide this as a way to keep you informed about where we are and what needs to be done next. The next two steps should be accomplished quickly. (Completed) July 2017 Bridge interim […]

June 2018

An Update on the Pastoral Search Process In keeping the congregation informed, let me update you on where the search process is for your new pastor.  A Mission Study Review Committee has been appointed by the session.  A congregational survey has been circulated, compiled and the results are being reviewed.  The next step for the […]

May 2018

Just as Advent, Lent, and Easter are seasons of the church and not simply one day, Pentecost is also a season. The day of Pentecost (50 days after Passover) was the Jewish harvest festival. The word  Pentecost (fiftieth), is found only in the New Testament (Acts 2:1; 20:16; 1 Corinthians 16:8). The   festival is first […]

April 2018

Easter for Christians is not just one day, but rather a 50-day period. The season of Easter, or Eastertide, begins at sunset on the eve of Easter and ends on Pentecost, the day we celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit and the birth of the Church (see Acts 2).   Easter is also more […]

March 2018

Three months have passed since I have joined you as your interim minster. I want to thank you for your gracious welcome of my family and me. Though I am still in the process of learning and remembering names, I feel that I have gotten to know many of you well. I am now in […]