February 18, 2018 – “You can’t always get what you want” – On the first Sunday in Lent, we reflected on words of Jesus that startle his friends as they begin their journey from Galilee to Jerusalem (Mark 8:27-38). There was also be a baptism, and the choir sang a world premiere of an anthem by our own Bryan LeGrow, “Take Up Your Cross” — Ian
February 11, 2018 – On February 11, Rev. Dr. Bruce Miller led us in a celebration of “Transfiguration Sunday,” (Mark 9:2-9).
February 4, 2018 — Signs of confusion – On Sunday, we heard a story about a dispute between religious leaders and Jesus over rules and authority (Mark 2:1-28). My reflection was about how rules can both help and hinder our ministry. The choir sang “Stay With Us Through the Night” — Ian
January 28, 2018 – Healing pathways – On Sunday, we heard three stories where Jesus heals (Mark 1:21-45). My reflection asked how walking a spiritual path can heal us — Ian
January 21, 2018 — Time to choose a new king -We heard the beginning of the Gospel of Mark (Mark 1:1-20 — the baptism of Jesus and the call Peter, Andrew, James, and John). My reflection was about Jesus’ statement, “the realm of God has come near” — Ian
January 14, 2018 — Rob McPhee led us in a reflection of “the call” based on a reading of Jesus calling his first disciples (John 1:43-51). The service was followed by a congregational information session on a 2018/19 Staffing Plan, presented by the Ministry and Personnel Committee
January 7, 2018 – “I’m An Adult Now” – On Sunday, we celebrated the New Year and Epiphany based upon a reading from Isaiah (“Arise, shine, for your light has come” Isaiah 60:1-5) — Ian