Commemorating the Faithful Departed

The loss of loved ones can be especially hard to bear when the holidays arrive. Intense memories of special times together make it hard to feel joyful. For All Saints Day this year our congregation commemorated the life and witness of the members of our congregation that the Lord had called home. We started with…

Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians, Part Two

This is part two of an eight-part series of posts based on a selection of readings from the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. There was once a woman who, due to advanced age and some pretty significant health issues, ended up becoming homebound. The pastor of her congregation would come to visit her regularly.…