Lectio Divina: Spiritual Reading for Transformation

A spiritual practice of engaging scripture for spiritual transformation.Reading not for information, but for formation/transformation.The intent in approaching scripture in this method of holy reading it to receive God’s word like a love letter from God. To be open...

A Father’s Love

Fathers are a complicated business.Because we do not begin in the darkness of their womb     but can only become captives of their hearts. A father’s love is there at our beginning     to catch us as we breathe our first.Those brave...
How are you Staying Connected?

How are you Staying Connected?

I received a picture from a member of HPC last week that reminded me ministry is taking place through the hands and hearts of this congregation ALL the time.  The care you share with each other may never reach national headlines.  The way you make a difference among...
Eastertide Brings Spring Cleaning

Eastertide Brings Spring Cleaning

If you’ve not been around in person lately, you may not recognize the people in these photos! Along with the adjustments to our life together during COVID, comes new faces! New ministry needs. And new ways to be as we continue to blend. Maybe because it’s spring and...
Thoughts on Resurrection as Eastertide Begins

Thoughts on Resurrection as Eastertide Begins

For Week 1 of Easter If you have been doing so during the season of Lent, then I invite you to continue the practice of spiritual reflection as we begin the 50 celebration of Eastertide! Easter is too amazing to relegate to just ONE day! We follow the church seasons...
Reflections for Holy Week 2021

Reflections for Holy Week 2021

Holy Land Pilgrimage Remembrance If you tuned into Palm Sunday worship, you heard me tell the children about an incredible experience I was able to have seven years ago!  Read a few of my reflections on Jerusalem here.  Enjoy the photos showing the...