Recent News

“The Church is Always Asking for Money!”

February 27, 2020

Sometimes people complain that the church asks for money too frequently. To them it feels that there’s always some new cause to support and always some new plea for funding.  They…

Adult Spiritual Formation

February 27, 2020

Sunday Seminar9:30am Johnston Hall March 1: People’s Emergency FundThird Church member and “Food Cupboard Social Worker” Gale Myers will share information about how the People’s Emergency Fund operates, and the…

Children’s Ministry

February 27, 2020

Becky D’Angelo-Veitch, Director of Faith Formation Sunday School The month of March will begin the season of Lent! Families should look for their “One Great Hour of Sharing” fish banks and…

Youth Update

February 27, 2020

Becka Fergusson-Lutz, Interim Coordinator of Youth Ministry In his book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, Robert Fulghum wrote, “We are as different on the inside…

Welcome New Members!

February 27, 2020

We were thrilled to accept seven wonderful people into membership on February 9, 2020! Nick and Libby Black moved to Rochester a few years ago. Nick is pursuing a PhD at…

Worship Schedule

February 27, 2020

March 1First Sunday in LentCommunion8:30am Worship in the Chapel10:45am Worship in the SanctuaryGenesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 and Matthew 4:11Lynette K. Sparks preaching, “Surviving Lent: Bread for the Journey” March 8Second Sunday…

Milestones

February 27, 2020

Lifting Up Our Joys For the birth of Fiona Hadziavdic to Adin and Katrina Hadziavdic on February 15 Praying for the Bereaved For Linc and Sue Spaulding on the death…

Transition Musings – March 2020

February 27, 2020

A season of dormancy? Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies,…

Home Again

October 12, 2019

“…and bring me safely home again, you will be my God.”   Genesis 28:21 I’ve not seen the 2017 movie “Home Again,” so cannot comment on it. But I’m familiar…

Rev Timothy Njoya

October 11, 2019

On Thursday afternoon we went to meet the Rev Timothy Njoya at the Karinyo Rock Garden he has created over the last 18 years. The Rev Njoya is an internationally…

Radical hospitality…

October 11, 2019

‘When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them. The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you…

Let the Children Come

October 9, 2019

““Teach these words to your children and talk about them when you are at home and when you are away, when you lie down and when you rise.” (Deuteronomy 6:7)…