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Church News - February

We have a richness in this Point Roberts community far beyond the current surface that we touch. Over the last few years, we have lost and mourned dear ones who have been part of the fabric here and … more

Church News - December

The new liturgical year for Christian churches world-wide begins on Sunday, December 3, 2023. It isn’t a hallmark kind of season. There are no cards to be sent. There are advent calendars, … more

Church news - November

With the end of October, we come to the rich and marvelous times of remembering and being thankful in our cultures on Turtle Island/North America – the Day of the Dead is part of an Aztec … more

Church News - October

I know I have referenced this children’s verse before, which reminds us that: “The church is not a building; the church is not a steeple. The church is not a meeting place. … more

Church News - September

Fall is coming, Bev Mar wrote last month, and with it a new season. As the writer of Ecclesiastes said, “To everything there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven.” We … more

Church News - August

August – the last full month of summer, which is often a break or rest time – is upon us. Soon it will be harvest time for later summer plants. And soon the return to schooling/learning … more

Church News – May

The approach of May always puts us in the mind of mothering. Of course, there’s Mother’s Day with its accompanying gifts, acknowledgements and honors. And since May puts us in the middle … more

Church News –April

The Astronomy of Easter As this will be read before Easter, I thought it would be interesting to look at the history of the most changeable holiday of the year. Anyone who has raised children … more

Church news – March

Looking ahead, we church folk are entering a change of season. We are moving out of the liturgical season known as epiphany. Epiphany indicates light, revealing, wonder. It began with the light of … more

Church News – January

Happy New Year to all! This is a January column but, being written before Christmas, hopefully, readers are still open to some Christmas reflections. The Sunday sermon of December 18 looked at the … more

Church News – November

There are so many churches! The church/denomination of choice may be based on family history; it could be a connection to a congregation (you were invited by a friend/colleague to a special event or … more

Church News – August

A few weeks ago, I spoke with a friend’s granddaughter, a youth leader in her church. She was starting to process big questions about what she reads in the bible and was unsure where to turn. I … more

Church News – July

Not long ago I read an interesting meditation on the circulatory system – specifically, how a drop of blood journeys without end from the center of the heart to the far reaches of the body, the … more

Church News – April

A walk to the beach at Lily Point speaks to me of the season of Lent to Easter A bright day: The sunlight illuminates tiny yellow flower buds which, from even a slight distance, resemble tiny … more

Church News – March

When my youngest brother was eight years old, he was presented with his first bible. It was an important day for our family, and as we sat in the car on the way home, he soberly contemplated his new … more

Church News – February

Greetings and blessings in this new year! And much gratitude for all of the blessings of the year we just left behind. A year ago we were in the process of assessing the damages that time and … more

Church News – January

As I am writing this, we are glued to screens that feed us images of the destruction wrought on precious communities by the weather patterns of an unsettled planet. Weeks ago, we watched images of … more

Church news – December

As I write this, the rain pours down, quite literally in buckets, and Advent creeps around the corner, coming to light up a dark and dismal season. This time of year, we return to the comforting, … more

Church news – October

We are told (1 Thess. 5:18) to “Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God This has been a challenging year for our church community, having much of our congregation sort … more

Church News – September

Much has been written lately regarding the current condition of our church sanctuary building. And much more is to come, as this is a costly repair/renovation. There’s much to tell of our … more
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