December 2020: Company’s Coming

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

Do you remember the excitement of trimming the tree, the baking, the gifting, and the joy as we prepared for Christmas morning?  The greatest joy  was seeing all the company gather for Christmas festivities.  This year more than ever, we anticipate the guest of honor – Jesus!  This is an upbeat, festive kind of series, one filled with anticipation and … Read More

October 2020: Generosity

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

Generosity is one of our most powerful and transformative spiritual practices as Christians. When we invest our lives and our livelihoods in the work of God’s Kingdom, our lives and the lives of others around us are radically enriched. Generosity, much like discipleship, is not a solo endeavor. As individuals and as a community of faith, we are who we … Read More

September 2020: Focus

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

It seems that everywhere I turn, folks are fatigued, angry, or worn out!  And who can blame them.  Yesterday, I assisted my granddaughter in attending school from home via the internet.  The technologically challenged were frustrating –  even for someone who gets the basic premise of logins, applications, and software updates.  I found myself ready to give up and resort … Read More

July 2020: Stay the Course

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

In our worship series, Braving the Wilderness, we have been following the Israelites through their journey in the wilderness.  Each weekly story finds them in a new campsite facing issues of faith and survival.  I am sensing that we have arrived at a new campsite during this time of COVID-19 and social justice.  I have a couple of observations concerning our … Read More

April 2020: New Expressions

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

My mind has been buzzing with all the ways our world has changed in just four short weeks.  There is not one aspect of our daily lives that has not been impacted by this unprecedented season.  New terms like essential and non-essential jobs, social distancing, and distance learning have become an overnight reality with a whole new set of norms impacting our … Read More