Again this week I participated in a Memorial Celebration of Life for a person who had a wide and powerful impact his life.

Don’t judge each day by the harvest your reap but by the seeds that you plant. -Robert Louis Stevenson, 19th century Again this week I participated in a Memorial Celebration of Life for a person who had a wide and powerful impact with his life.  Like Betty Metcalf, there were powerful witnesses shared about the deep […]

This past week we celebrated the life of Elizabeth “Betty” Metcalf.

Patience and Gentleness is Power. -Leigh Hunt, 19th century This past week we celebrated the life of Elizabeth “Betty” Metcalf.  Betty and her husband George joined Christ Congregational Church in November of 2006 when they moved to East Ridge Retirement Village and moved their membership here from Coral Gables Congregational Church.  Most of us barely got […]

This is a weekend for reflection that leads to moments of wonder!

At moments of wonder, it is easy to avoid small thinking, to entertain thoughts that span the universe, that capture both thunder and tinkle, thick and thin, the near and the far.                          -Yann Martel, “The Life of Pi” This is a weekend for reflection that leads to moments of wonder.  It is a weekend […]

What does Pentecost have to do with the Paris Climate Agreement?

O Holy Spirit, descend into my heart.  Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams. -St. Augustine, 4th & 5th centuries  I believe in the surprises of the Holy Spirit. -L. J. Suenens, 20th century President Trump announced this week that he was pulling the United States out of […]