From Mother Pippa 1.4.2022

We are updating our poster of parish members! Turning this update into an annual tradition, we are asking you to check the photo directory and decide if you’d like to use a different photo for the poster. If so, please submit a photo to Lynn or catch me on Sunday and I’ll take a new …

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From Mother Pippa 1.2.2022

Happy Second Sunday of Christmas, Ninth Day of Christmas and New Year! I hope you had a lovely time with family and friends in all these lovely celebrations. I enjoyed spending time in Minnesota with parents, sisters, in-laws and my niece and nephew. Our Wednesday morning Adult Education resumes on Wednesday, and we will continue …

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From Mother Pippa 12.26.2021

Merry Second Day of Christmas! I hope you are rejoicing in the Incarnation, God-With-Us, that is so unique to Christianity. I am in Minnesota this week with my family and wish you a blessed St. Stephen’s Day. I am grateful to Deacon Chuck for being willing to lead service on this commemoration of the first …

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From Mother Pippa 12.21.2021

This week we gather to tell a story. It’s a story that we’ve heard before. Indeed, it’s a story so familiar that it almost becomes a familiar, soothing rhythm, rather than what it really is – earth-shaking, heaven-upsetting truth. Jesus is born. God is incarnate. God is human. As Christians, we are familiar with the …

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From Mother Pippa 12.14.2021

This Sunday we combine story and song to tell the history of God’s saving acts. While there are times we sometimes wonder “Is God here? Does God care?” Lessons and Carols pulls together nine Biblical stories that showcase God’s love for us. We hear of Adam and Eve’s first “no” to God, and God’s response. …

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From Mother Pippa 12.7.2021

This Sunday is the third Sunday of Advent – the one we associate with Joy. We light the pink candle, recognizing that this is a lighter time of preparation, a little rest as we look within. Following the 10 a.m. service, we will be decorating the church for Christmas. If you are able to stay …

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From Mother Pippa 11.30.2021

During this Advent season, I hope you are finding blessings in light and in dark, in work and in rest. May you prepare for Jesus’ coming, heed the message of the prophets, and proclaim forgiveness of sins. Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey and discussion about our fests for 2022. We will …

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