Taking a Week to Listen…

Taking a Week to Listen…

Right now, as you read this, I’m taking a bit of vacation. We are visiting Elizabeth’s family to celebrate her father’s birthday. As I write this the day before we leave, I am hoping it will be a good time, filled with laughter and reconnection. Some...
Grounding

Grounding

by Rev. Racquel Ray, Assoc. Minister (Acting)   You may have heard that because of last month’s electrical storm in our area, several of our church’s electronic components were damaged (and since repaired). Lightning struck so near to our church, seeking ground,...
A Time to Remember…and Move Forward

A Time to Remember…and Move Forward

She was sitting alone on the grass, kneeling by the white flag placed along the walkway to the State House. A few tears gently rolled down her cheeks. It was a bit of a miracle. The flag before her was just one of 3609 white flags placed along the walk. It was her...
I Want Wellness

I Want Wellness

by Rev. Racquel Ray, Assoc. Minister (Acting)   A few weeks ago, I stepped on the scale and realized that my weight was heading in the wrong direction. Pandemic isolation, stress, and compounding grief has caused us all to face changes in our routines. For me, I...
I want a potluck supper

I want a potluck supper

by Rev. Dale Azevedo, Sr. Minister I’ve spent much of the afternoon today wrestling with what to write for this week’s blog. One thought that gained prominence was “Keep hope alive!” I couldn’t initially place the origins of this quote, but it resonated with me. It...
Celebrate Our Blessings

Celebrate Our Blessings

by Rev. Racquel Ray,  Assoc. Minister (Acting). There are moments in our lives when we just have to STOP and PRAISE GOD for all of our  blessings! May has been full of those moments for me. We have all been through trials over the past few years. The struggles have...