Category Archives: Church News

“I’m always asking God for a searchlight. But, instead, God gives me a penlight.”

Dear Members and Friends, I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing Light of your own Being. -Hafiz, 14th century Searchlights and Penlights was the theme of Martin Copenhaver’s Still-speaking e-devotional this past week.  He opened the reflection by sharing a quote from Sister Helen Prejean, “I’m always asking God for […]

Hurricane Irma Check List

Hurricane Basics What Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over the water and move toward land. Threats from hurricanes include high winds, heavy rainfall, storm surge, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, and tornadoes. These large storms are called typhoons in the North Pacific Ocean and cyclones in other parts of the world. Where […]

Hurricane Harvey Relief

Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday, August 25 as a Category 4 hurricane with 130 mile per hour winds. The storm is causing widespread flooding and significant damage across southern Texas and Louisiana as the slow moving storm drops several feet of water throughout the region. UCC Disaster Ministries continues to monitor the situation […]