eNote - The Week, This Week

Holy Week eNote: The Week, This Week

       Six weeks ago, with a smudge of ashes on a stormy night, we began our Season of Turning. Away from all that weighs us down, out of ourselves toward Christ and others, with gratitude, with joy, turning, turning, we’ve come to this week, the one we call Holy.      As I…

Pastor Mark’s eNote – One March, Two Aprils, Three Miracles

       So, there’s this really pregnant giraffe named April—15 months worth of pregnant, in fact—and any day now (they’ve been saying for weeks), she will give birth to a 150-pound, 6-foot-tall baby. And, oh yeah, she’ll do that while standing up. Now, I find all of that really amazing, though I’m told it…

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Pastor Mark’s eNote – A Season of Turning

       A new season is upon us—Lent—those forty days (excluding Sundays) that carry us to Easter. It began with our Ash Wednesday service, when many of us turned aside from our routines and gathered for a unique time of worship. This new season is a new start. Take a breath and a look…

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Pastor Mark’s eNote – There is Here

       So, is life about the destination or the journey? And the right answer, of course, is yes. Or maybe the answer depends upon our perspective. The parent in the front seat can argue valiantly that “getting there is half the fun,” but the five-year-old in the back isn’t buying it. Some folks…