Pastor Notes

December 2015

Dec 29

January 3, 2016

Friends, Happy New Year! Because of the bulletin deadline I am writing these Pastor’s notes on December 12. I could wait another week but I have the time tonight because the family with whom I was going to have dinner had to cancel. So what are my dreams for 2016? (1) The best of health for Pope Francis. I believe he...
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Dec 29

December 27, 2015

Friends, These insights are the words of the late Andy Rooney, (60 minutes) a man who had the gift of saying much with a few words: I’VE LEARNED    That the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.    That when you are in love, it shows.    That just one person saying to me...
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Dec 29

December 20, 2015

Friends, Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones from the staff of the Blue Hills Collaborative. In a sense you could say we love Christmas and Easter. It is the birth of Christ and His resurrection that truly determine what makes us Christian. It is easy to believe in both, but our life choices make it evident....
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Dec 22

December 13, 2015

Friends,  I remember during the Vietnam War that when Christmas approached there was a truce declared and for a period of time there would be no fighting. I am not sure if it was for only a 24-hour period or whether it extended beyond that. I am not even sure if the truce was always respected. But I do remember how impressed I was that...
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