Pastor Notes

November 2016

Nov 25

November 26-27, 2016

Friends, I realize this is the weekend following Thanksgiving and I hope all our families, neighbors and friends celebrated this true Holy Day surrounded by those you love. This is my favorite day of the year. I am not so convinced about the history behind the holiday because as more and more “history” book are written, we are...
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Nov 18

November 19-20, 2016

Friends,  As I mentioned in my homily last weekend after the election results became known, the country, the Church, and the world seem to have a lot in common when it comes to ideologies. It seems like extremism is rampant in all three. We always talk about the gap between the poor and the rich, we call that middle class. The numbers in...
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Nov 11

November 12-13, 2016

Friends, I am writing these words prior to the November 8th election, but I hope by the time you read them we will be a country at peace, with each of you accepting the results of a contentious race. I trust the democratic process, but I realize there is a lot of unresolved anger in our society. Given “the perfect storm” we could...
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Nov 4

November 5-6, 2016

Friends,  I preached a few weeks ago about my appreciating the separation of Church and State that was heralded by our ancestors. But I don't think that carries over to politics and religion. We are all human and therefore deeply affected by religious background and our political affiliations. I believe that is true all the way to, and...
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