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In Between

Have you ever found yourself in an “in between” place in life?  Maybe you were “between” jobs … or in “transition” from one relationship to another … or stuck between that proverbial “rock and a hard place.”  Maybe your “in between-ness” is due to a dependency upon drugs or alcohol or prescription medicines.  Maybe it…

Time, Talents, Treasure

This is a time of year when we start to think about our time, talents, and treasures. We make plans for how we will meet our remaining financial commitments for the year and we consider our commitments for the coming year. In a way the money side of stewardship is easy to figure out. We…

Have No Fear

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 9 What are you afraid of?  We’re all afraid of something.  Maybe you have nyctophobia, a fear of darkness  or arachnophobia, a fear of spiders.  Maybe your fear is a little more unusual like Arachibutyrophobia – the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.  I know for a…

Rev. Craig Ross
And It’s All FREE!

For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.  (Gal. 5:1) My grandson started kindergarten a couple of weeks ago.  A lot has changed in the 25+ years since my kids started school … especially the lunchroom.  Sammy can take the lunch special of the day,…

Generosity Grows from Gratitude

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances! –1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Would you like to be a more generous person, possessing a generous heart? Then try embracing gratitude as a spiritual practice. Since Thanksgiving is on the 23rd of this month, November is a great time to give it a try. Gratitude and…

Rev. Craig Ross
Standing on Other’s Shoulders

      EMAIL DEVOTIONAL      week of Pentecost 23 Roll call — Remember.  You may have a busy day. Me too. But today, if you look, you’ll see flags flying at half staff wherever you live and when you do…remember.  Today is Veteran’s Day. Remember. And if you can, say thank you. We’re all here…