These Days

Last year, as we approached Holy Week and Easter, we were wondering how we could make this work with no in-person church services. Or community gatherings. Or family gatherings. There’d be no classic hymns of the season, no waving palm branches or parading around on Palm Sunday, no crowded communion...

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The Days are Surely Coming

The pandemic has shut down lots of things over the past year, churches are just a part of that. And it’s not only about services, of course, it’s events, dinners, small groups. Yes, being “the church” isn’t about a place or a building and we are discovering new ways of...

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Rev. Robin King – The Longest Lent In History

In March, 2020, we began an important and difficult journey. That journey has included isolation, loss, and a lot of reflection about what’s really important. When we’ve allowed it to be, it’s been a time filled with deeply meaningful soul work, relationship building, and some much needed self examination. And...

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Snakes on a Plain

There’s a pretty bizarre story about snakes in the Bible. Not the one in the garden, these snakes are out in the desert. It’s part of the story of the Hebrews being led out of Egypt by Moses and cared for by God in the wilderness. Goes something like this....

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David Hayward – The Naked Pastor

David Hayward is the NakedPastor! After 30 years in the church, he left the ministry to pursue his passion for art. His work challenges the status quo, deconstructs dogma, and promotes critical thinking. Remind you of anyone? It should, because David’s art, his books, his blog, and his rabble rousing,...

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Saying it again for the first time

It’s no secret that I like to re-engage Bible stories in ways that might make them speak more meaningfully to our lives today. I think we need to constantly be doing that, sometimes over and over and even over again. How else will we find what’s true in the story,...

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Faith, Trust, and Imagination

One of the ways that I’m observing Lent is with an “Ash Wednesday to Easter in a Photo a Day” calendar. The idea is to visualize a word-a-day: one takes time to reflect on a word for the day and then take a photo that captures your thoughts about it....

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All the Colours of Lent

How’s your Lent going? I know, we’re just getting started. But it’s good to check in – when stepping out into the wilderness, the first step can be a pretty big one. The gospel story of Jesus going into the wilderness is the inspiration for the season of Lent. I...

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Lent: A Journey Through Covenants

Here’s “Lent: A Journey Through Covenants.” Lent is a time for reflection and introspection, considering our relationship with God, ourselves and each other. Join us as we explore the theme of “covenant” each week, with some creative ways to explore Lent for yourself and to explore yourself this Lent. Download...

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