Whose Cookies?

A woman was out shopping and decided to stop for a cup of coffee. She bought a bag of cookies, dropped them in her purse, and then went into a…

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The Compassion of Walter Payton

Christy Gutowski, of The Daily Herald, wrote about a meeting of two Chicago Bears players in the locker room in August 1984:   After ten seasons with the Chicago Bears…

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Moving Forward

Grace and Peace to you through our Lord, Jesus Christ! This week I share the following letter with you from the Servant Leadership Board leadership.  I look forward to seeing…

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Tootsie Roll Pops

One of my favorite candies to this day is a Tootsie Roll Pop.  There’s just something about knowing that as I enjoy the sweet candy on the outside, I know…

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Authenticity

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Last week I had the blessing to attend the contextual ministries convocation and class intensive at United Theological Seminary. This is the start of my second of three years at…

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Oneing Through Christ

A reminder before I share some thoughts with you:  The 8:00 worship service begins this Sunday, September 12!  This service will be a weekly communion service (replacing the chapel communion…

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A Note from Pastor Kate

This week we start a new sermon series, Following Jesus. One of the ways we are invited to follow Jesus is by showing our love to God and others through…

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Charlie Brown’s Hope

Lucy is chasing Charlie Brown… “I’m going to get you Charlie Brown…I’m going to get you!” All of a sudden Charlie Brown comes to a screeching halt. He stops, puts…

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Freedom . . .

When we think of freedom often we may think of being free to make decisions for myself, free to go where I want to go, free to live as I…

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