Make a Joyful Noise

Make a Joyful Noise

by Rev. Dr. Linda Hartley, Assoc. Minister It’s so wonderful to be back together once again in our beautiful sanctuary on Sunday mornings as we gather to worship. We’ve been so grateful for the technology that has allowed us to remain connected and worshipping...
Riding in the Back of the Bus

Riding in the Back of the Bus

by Rev. Dr. Dale Azevedo, Sr. Minister I remember sitting in the back of the bus on the way to elementary school. Of course, I didn’t get to do this in my earliest years because only the cool kids sat in the back of the bus. And I was not one of them. But by the...
Change…Again

Change…Again

by Rev. Dr. Linda Hartley, Assoc. Minister I was reminded this past week of the Buddhist saying that the only constant is change. How true that has been this past year and a half. So much changed. And we have talked about that a lot, perhaps to the point that we just...
My Brain is Mush

My Brain is Mush

by Rev. Dr. Dale Azevedo, Sr. Minister I think the heat has melted my brain. Either that, or it is the pandemic. I sit here today having spent the last half hour pretty much starring at this screen. I’m writing a blog. Actually, I haven’t been writing a blog, I’ve...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

by Rev. Dr. Linda Hartley, Assoc. Minister Spring is such a hopeful time of year. The trees are now out in full leaf. Annuals and perennials are blooming. Garden centers are filled with plants that promise bountiful baskets of tomatoes, peppers, beans, and...
Coming back from COVID

Coming back from COVID

by Rev. Dr. Dale Azevedo, Sr. Minister On Tuesday the Church Council voted to officially announce the plan to begin multi-platform worship on June 27th. This will be quite a change for us. We have not gathered in-person, indoors, for worship since March 8, 2020. That...