Category Archives: Pastor’s Page
Let’s face the facts. Assess our situation. Set our short-term goals.
This is not a New Year’s resolution. Although, it is the perfect time to speak of goals and changes necessary to reach them. This is about our church’s present situation and future.
What can I give Him, poor as I am?
If I were a shepherd, I would bring a lamb;
If I were a Wise Man, I would do my part;
Yet what I can I give Him: give my heart.
PCG is vibrant, hopeful, filled with children, engaged in the community and Jam-packed with special November Events!
Every day there are groups gathering at the church.
Acolyte Ministry: God Lights Our Way”GLOW!
Acolytes bring the Light into the service
reminding us that “God lights our way.
RE:FORM, the newest approach to teaching youth and confirmation about our Christian faith sparked my imagination this summer as I reviewed the material. * Yes, we have the same Bible to teach our children. The scriptures and stories are much the same. However, we are not. Our cultures, our world view, our technology, AND our congregations have changed.
“Owe no one anything, except to love one another;” Romans 13:8a
Lessons on Love:
Acts of hatred, violence, intolerance, disrespectful verbal exchanges are disturbingly frequent in the news. The most recent, Charlottesville protest and murder has raised the questions about our ability to stop the violence and hatred. A quote by Nelson Mandela has started several discussions about children’s education in school and church.
Pastor’s Pondering about
Stopping long enough for Sabbath
“Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.” The first line of Max Ehrmann’s poem, Desiderata (1929) caught my eye as I passed by the framed document. It was a High School graduation present that stopped me long enough to find a peaceful place in my busy college life.
Faith: It’s Easter Evening, the sun is still shining and memories of our beautiful worship are fresh. Thank Heavens, the season of Easter continues through Memorial Weekend. According to the lectionary readings, the Risen Christ appears on earth until he ascends into heaven six weeks after Resurrection.