Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Newsletter Message – December 2018

~ Christmas Decorations ~ “Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.” ~ Matthew 1:23 Dear Members and Friends, Two summers ago, I had the strange task of finally clearing out my grandmother’s house in Clarion […]

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Pastor’s Newsletter Message – May 2018

Dear Members and Friends, The confirmation conundrum is that most kids join the church because their parents want them to do it. Worse, we ask them to align themselves with an ancient tribe (the church) at a time when they’d rather discover their own individual path. But our Bower Hill Confirmation Class of 2018 gives […]

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Pastor’s Newsletter Message – March 2018

Dear Members and Friends, Some years ago, we used to host an annual Comedy Night to raise funds for our Haiti Water Projects.  Do you remember those?  A “stand-up” would come and do a comedy routine; people would buy tickets, and there was even a moderate amount of drinking.  (At first we held our comedy […]

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