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From the AGLC President, Annie Morgan

In the church’s liturgical year, between Christ the King Sunday and Pentecost, we celebrate the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. There are 20+ weeks of joy, sorrow, and journeying…and then what? The liturgical calendars contain more than 30 weeks of “Ordinary Time.” The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (http://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgical-year/ordinary-time.cfm) offer that “Ordinary Time…

From the AGLC President, Annie Morgan

“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.”  Hebrews 13:8 The month of May marks one year since the Council was presented with Pastor Chris Becker’s desire to leave full-time ministry. We initially were presented with a proposal that looked like a job swap for our full-time and part-time pastors. It seemed doable…

Can Faith Unite Us?

By Pastor Julie Wright Current events have frazzled, if not confounded, even the most sturdy and stalwart among us. It seems that at such a time as this, so much has been called into question. Safety, security, travel, health care, immigration, and other urgent topics fill the airwaves on a daily basis. We even may…

The Zone and The Spirit

By Pastor Julie Wright Back in October, I introduced in my newsletter article the concept of the liminal zone as part of any congregation’s process of change. Now, in the new year, this seems even more relevant to our life as a community, so it seems fitting to revisit this again. William Bridges identifies 3…

We Are Growing!

By Pastor Julie Wright There’s something about the new year that causes us to reflect and then look forward.  We clean house. Organize. Return to routines. Make resolutions and goals for the coming year. It’s a familiar pattern for many of us.  And now, as February dawns, we enjoy seeing a bit more light from…