Water in the Wilderness

Water in the Wilderness

by Rev. Dr. Dale Azevedo, Sr. Minister   Israel wandered in the wilderness. The Biblical story of “the Exodus” tells of how the Israelites escaped bondage in Egypt only to find themselves wandering through the desert, the wilderness, for an entire...
Walking the Labyrinth of Life

Walking the Labyrinth of Life

by Racquel Ray, Assoc. Minister (Acting)   As I approached the labyrinth in the churchyard my mind was racing with the list of things I still had to do. The weather certainly was not cooperating, a misty dreary day had turned into an icy, snowy night. Visibility...
The 5 Most Asked Questions Upon My Return

The 5 Most Asked Questions Upon My Return

by Rev. Dr. Dale Azevedo, Sr. Minister   I thought it would be fun to highlight and address the top 5 questions I have been asked since returning from my sabbatical. So without further ado, here they are: Was it all you hoped it would be? Did you get out of it...
Superheroes

Superheroes

by Racquel Ray, Assoc. Minister (Acting)   Over the past few years, the word ‘hero’ has been used often. Military service members are sometimes referred to as heroes. Police Officers, Fire Fighters, Emergency Medical Personnel are often called heroes. But, over...
The Sacredness of Water

The Sacredness of Water

by Racquel Ray, Assoc. Minister (Acting)   Water is sacred and vital to human life. The bible says in Genesis 1:1, “In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind...
Err On the Side of Compassion

Err On the Side of Compassion

by Racquel Ray, Assoc. Minister (Acting)   The psalmist writes in 103:13, “As a parent has compassion for their children, so God has compassion for those who revere God.”  The prophet writes in Isaiah 54:8, “…but with everlasting love I will have compassion on...