Musings on Music

Musings on Music

As I, along with the Personnel Committee, spend hours and hours in prayerful consideration concerning our new minister of music, I find myself thinking more about that job my dad held when I was growing up. As the daughter of a Minister of Music, I got to see...
Taking Inventory

Taking Inventory

It’s a new year, and that means many of us will be looking for ways to de-clutter our lives. We may get bit by the organizing bug after putting away Christmas decorations. We may decide to finally get the laundry off the treadmill and get walking again. We might detox...
New Year, New Vision

New Year, New Vision

From our monthly CrossCurrents newsletter Happy New Year! I hope this letter finds you after a holiday filled with as much joy and love as you could experience. I know that seeing family was a sweet and wonderful experience for Will, Elena, and me these past few days....
Christmas Time

Christmas Time

Do you ever feel like time moves differently around the holidays? Maybe it feels like it moves way too fast, and Thanksgiving flies by and then Christmas shows up unannounced before you’re ready for it. Or maybe it feels like things are moving in slow motion. You may...
Advent Growth: A Pregnant Pause

Advent Growth: A Pregnant Pause

From our Ecumenical Advent Devotion Lunch on December 17, 2019 Our Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25 If you have been to all of these Advent lunches, we have heard repetitively that Advent is a season of waiting. It’s a season to be introspective and to slow down. And like...
Advent Wonder

Advent Wonder

Part of the season of Advent is cultivating an attitude of wonder. So much of the “season of Christmas” in our culture often consists merely of decorating and shopping, but if you look into the eyes of a young child seeing a lit Christmas tree for the first time, you...

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