Prayer is part of my life. Every morning I spend time in contemplative prayer – lifting my life before God and centering myself for the day. I pray for healing for patients in hospitals and for guidance for their caregivers. I pray blessings upon couples at weddings, children and teenagers at baptisms, and for those who have died and their families at funerals. I even say […]

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This week I’m beginning a new sermon series: “I’ve been wondering…”. Over the last several months I received questions about which you have been wondering. Does God have a plan for my life? Does prayer work? How can we live together when we don’t agree? This week I invite us to reflect on a question with which humanity has struggled for millennia: Why […]

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Message This is going to be a different Thanksgiving for my family. For the last 15 years my sister’s family, our parents, and my immediate family have gotten together at Thanksgiving. Over the years we’ve included assorted friends. There is always lots of food, conversation, and laughter. After the death of my dad last year, our brother and his crew joined the mix. […]

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