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Watered Circles

Watered Circles

But Peter got up and ran to the tomb; stooping and looking in, he saw the linen cloths by themselves; then he went home, amazed at what had happened. – Luke 24: 12 One of the surprising moments that Nadia Bolz-Weber notes in her new book Shameless is when she is...
Tidying Up with God

Tidying Up with God

I’ll be honest, I’m not the most tidy person in the world. My hair should be a good giveaway in that. I grew up in a household that loved printed words—that was always filled with piles of books and stacks of paper. Usually on our dining room table. Every night when...
God’s Love and Light Around the World

God’s Love and Light Around the World

Jesus said: “I am the light of the world.” John 8:12 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Trinity! Wow. I honestly can’t believe it. January marks one year since joining this community and serving God alongside you. Boy, has it gone by fast! It’s been wonderful to...
What Love Looks Like: Birthday Servant

What Love Looks Like: Birthday Servant

Last month, one of our young people had the amazing idea that instead of a traditional birthday party, they wanted to help set up treats on Sunday morning at church to honor their birth.  It was a beautiful moment of service, alternative giving, and a wonderful way to...
Forming Intentionally Intergenerational Faith

Forming Intentionally Intergenerational Faith

Numbers 14:8 – If the Lord is pleased with us, he will bring us into this land and give it to us, a land that flows with milk and honey. One of the most unique and amazing things about being the church is that it is intergenerational. So few communities can even...
For You and For Others

For You and For Others

And when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body that is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” – 1 Corinthians 11:24 (NRSV) This is my body given for you. I don’t know any more self-giving words in any language than those. Jesus’ love and life...