October 2021: Time is Valuable

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

Rev. Donny Haywood

Grace and peace to you from God our Father. Newsletter articles are tough. What can I say in a page that is worthy of your time? Your time is valuable. And often, it seems like there is so little of it to go around. On Sundays, I try to respect the time that you have set aside for worship. I … Read More

August 2021: Contagious Gratefulness

Bonnie WohllebenPastor's Blog

Rev. Donny Haywood

Grace and peace in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. I think that when we greet each other, it is understood that we are greeting each other to the glory of God. We are, in fact, created to be in relationship to God and to each other, and to praise God with our whole being. That’s one of the … Read More

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