Poetry Corner: April 2018

This month we are happy to feature Audrianne Hill as she reflects upon the strength and beauty of her Father’s dreams. And what a joy to discover how spacious this little corner can be! Thank you Audrianne, teacher of prayer,…

And Finally: April 2018

I am writing to you from that in-between space we enter into at the end of Lent when Holy Week is on the horizon. I have listened afresh to what made Jesus’ heart beat with an eye toward what should…

Hope Church News, April 2018

Catch up on the latest Hope Church News! In this issue: Fun, Fellowship, and Support of Sustainability at Think Hope Youth Ministry: Parenting Class Tulip Time – Parking Lot Volunteers Needed Reconciliation Ministry Presents: Being Equitable Allies in a Racialized…

Poetry Corner: March 2018

This month, I (Rhonda) will start us off, with a poem I’ve written, and another that I heard for the first time this fall and found meaningful. Many of you probably know the work of poet Jane Hirsfield, but I…

And Finally: March 2018

“In the last days it will be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream…

Poetry Corner

Sometimes we need a little room for poetry. Not a lot, just a little corner. Poetry can help us face the more challenging moments in our lives and world, it can give us a place to go, a place to…

And Finally: February 2018

I’ve come to an important place in my Doctor of Ministry program. It may not be that I’m quite in the homestretch yet, but at least I’m somewhere in the final curve and know that the homestretch is getting close!…

Hope Church News, February 2018

Catch up on the latest Hope Church News! In this issue: Two Musical Events in February at Hope Church Ash Wednesday Service & Wednesday Evening Lent Series Mardi Gras Celebration/Shrove Tuesday Feb. 13 A Chance to Lament – Sunday, March…

And Finally: January 2018

As I sit to write this article today it is exactly one week until Christmas. We have just lit our pink candles in the Advent Wreath – the candle of joy or sometimes called the Mary candle. I’ve been thinking…

Hope Church News, January 2018

Catch up on the latest Hope Church News! In this issue: Season of Reconciliation 2018: January 14 – February 4 New Member Sponsors Congregational Meeting: January 21 Church Library Donation Request White Gift Offering Epiphany Sunday, Jan. 7