Glimpses of Grace
For what is probably my last Glimpses of Grace, I wanted to share some of my “favorite things” on a Sunday morning at Bethany.
Taking a hike: I did it again last Sunday. During the time between morning services, I… Read the rest
Monday, November 11, 2019
I send this note to you on Veterans Day. There will be other time to share about the life of the church; but for now, I ask that we remember and give thanks for… Read the rest
Last Sunday I was privileged to baptize little Aiden Matthew Sisk. As I prayed the prayer of consecration, he rested peacefully in his father’s arms.
However, when I reached to take him into my arms, he broke into a full-throated… Read the rest
There they are, the Living Waters for the World Team, commissioned and blessed by Bethany Presbyterian Church: Brian Bartels, Tim Nagy, Doug Blinn, Dave Colton, Dominic Poiche Mike Segeleon and Connie Segeleon.
They have safely arrived at their destination: The… Read the rest
This Sunday we will be continuing to look at what it means to “run with the horses”, to live fully, courageously and authentically for God. As we will see with Jeremiah and also a parable from Jesus, God… Read the rest
Last Sunday I told the congregation about the sign on the old copier in our Bethany office:
“I am Broken…
Cannot Be Used”
I responded that it is very appropriate for a copier but not for God’s children. God has… Read the rest
” ‘Making’ Your Life Count”
That’s the title of the message for Sunday. How can each of us live fully, deeply, and richly? How can we live in a way that makes an eternal impact?
We will be looking at… Read the rest
Dear Friends in Christ,
The following is a prayer I wrote for myself and prayed through the week in my daily prayers. On Sunday I prayed a version of it in the Pastoral Prayer. Here it is for you, for… Read the rest
Last weekend was a glorious time for Bethany and – I believe – for the glory and kingdom of God.
On Saturday over two hundred children and families gathered for the Breakfast with Santa at the Manger. It was a… Read the rest
Dear Friends in Christ,
My heart is overflowing from the graces that abounded in our worship services on Sunday. The Hanging of the Greens abounded with visuals that pointed us to Christ – the wreaths and greenery, the tree and… Read the rest
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