Double Share

Double Share

Good afternoon.  This is Pastor Don.  The loss of Nancy Nadolny and most recently Nancy Smith has surely been felt so sharply by some of you who were unable to get to the services where we honored their lives. Their passing leaves such a hole in our...
Pat Ourselves On the Back

Pat Ourselves On the Back

It seems to me that it’s time to pat ourselves on the back! The Great Ice Cream Social was a grand success and it happened when we all worked together to make it possible! The markers of our success include: 1) the free and radical love of God being expressed to our...
Free Giver

Free Giver

Good afternoon, friends. This is Pastor Don. I am challenged by the text that was a part of my sermon on Sunday. It is Jesus’ commission to his disciples before he sent them on a mission to people in surrounding neighborhoods. He said: “Freely you have received,...
No Strings

No Strings

I have been pleased and intrigued by the results of the Visioning Survey that most of you completed lately. It was encouraging to see how much we value the children in our church family and how we have come to see the need for us to touch the lives of children in our...
Feed My Sheep

Feed My Sheep

On the first Sunday in May, I plan on preaching on that post-resurrection appearance of Jesus in which he gently confronted Peter because of his denial of Jesus during his trial and death. “Do you love me?” he asked three times. Each time Peter assured Jesus that he...
Peak Moments

Peak Moments

Good evening, friends. This is Pastor Don. Those days after Jesus’s resurrection were hard days in some ways. True, they were hopeful, but there were so many questions! In the middle of that chaos, two men were walking toward Emmaus when a stranger joined them. He was...