Responding to the Global Hunger Crisis

With changes and challenges in our own lives and all the turmoil in our own country, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and to develop a sort of tunnel vision about the problems of others whose experience is foreign to us. Yet as followers of Christ, we are commanded to see all humans as created in [...]

10 Ways to Care

The love that we Christians are called to share is agape, the sacrificial love that puts the needs of another (be they family, friend, neighbor, or stranger!) above our own desires. It is a great blessing to me that our First Presbyterian community of faith is one that eagerly shares agape. But sometimes, those we [...]

Coffee and Caring

Members and friends of First Presbyterian Church, this month’s Pastor’s Page will be a bit of a departure from the usual. I want to share with you a change in our “Coffee Fellowship” tradition that has been approved by the Nurture Committee which will perhaps be a relief to some and a disappointment to others. [...]

August This’n’That

There is a lovely hymn in Sing the Faith by inspired wordsmith Ruth Duck whose text I want to share: Sacred the body God has created, temple of Spirit that dwells deep inside. Cherish each person; nurture creation. Treat flesh as holy, that love may abide. Bodies are varied, made in all sizes, pale, full [...]