Month: January 2021

Love Note: A Psalm for Martin Luther King Day

Dear First U,

As we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today, many people are holding their breath, concerned about the possibility of continued right-wing violence.  Security measures are ramped up in Washington D.C., as well as in state capitols across the land.  There is even … read more.

Love Note: The Dance

Dear Ones,

Two things come to mind when I read this poem by C.K. Williams.

One is about ourselves.  During this time of the year when many of us are laboring to change some part of ourselves (usually our physical selves because we’re not on par with … read more.

Church Activity Planning

From the Connections Ministry

Are you tired of not having an active social life? Are you ready to meet and greet old and new members of our church community? Now is the time to get started!

Our first Zoom story hour is scheduled for Friday, January 22 from 6:30-8:00 … read more.

Love Note: Wednesday’s Epiphany

Dear First U,I’m guessing that many of you, like me, are dismayed but not entirely surprised by the events that occurred in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.  While it is simultaneously shocking but somewhat predictable that such audacious behavior would come from (or in this case, be … read more.

Love Note: Yes to the New Year

Dear First U’s-

When I say “Happy New Year!” to people I find myself doing so with a bit of internal unsureness. While it’s true that many of us have been happy to welcome 2021 and thus to put 2020 in our rearview mirrors, plenty of us … read more.