Peace of the Advent Season

Peace of the Advent Season

Peace of the Advent Season be Upon You We are acutely aware that the “post pandemic pendulum of busy” has swung back hard. And now it is the season when it is easy to get “wrapped up”—wrapped up in shopping, decorating, and calendar management. Wrapped up in paper and...
Peace of the Advent Season

Going Public!

Friends in Christ, This post will start with some hard things but move us into hope! Last week a member shared that she was approached by a Stillwater citizen who was appalled that Trinity is building affordable housing on our property (we are not) and said “We don’t...
Peace of the Advent Season

Still On Our Way

“As generous distributors of God’s manifold grace, put your gifts at the service of one another, each in the measure you have received.”   – 1 Peter 4:10 First Peter is a glorious compendium of encouragement and exhortation about how to be the body of Christ alive in...
Peace of the Advent Season

New and Renewing

Friends in Christ, It is an exciting time of year for many. Kids and parents looking forward to school. (I learned the name of a teacher or two on Sunday!) Teachers eager to meet the students behind the names. Churches ready to welcome folks back from summer to...
Peace of the Advent Season

Moved by a pulpit in sea air and ancient stone

Hello, friends! Again, many thanks for the gift of sabbatical. It was just what the Spirit ordered for rest and renewal. And no small amount of fun and adventure to boot. I look forward to sharing pictures and stories and hearing from those of you who explored...
Land Acknowledgement

Land Acknowledgement

GUEST BLOGGER Land Acknowledgement By Marilee Poe Tangen, Racial Justice Ministry Team Member You may have noticed the short land acknowledgement now found in our worship bulletin: We are on Dakota and Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) land. We give thanks for their presence here...

May you remember that you belong to this story, to generations that have come before and will come after, to a love that won’t let you go.
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