We had a good time last Sunday celebrating Mardi Gras at CCC after worship! Thanks so much to everyone who contributed to the delicious lunch and took part in the […]
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As Halloween draws near I thought I’d share with you a reflection from the blog of one of my favorite religious writers.
Dear Congregation, As Halloween draws near I thought I’d share with you a reflection from the blog of one of my favorite religious writers, Episcopal priest, The Rev. Barbara Cawthorne […]
I’m writing to urge you to be present in worship this coming Sunday, June 16th at 10 a.m.
Dear Congregation, I’m writing to urge you to be present in worship this coming Sunday, June 16th at 10 a.m. Our Florida Conference Minister, The Rev. John Vertigan, will be with us in worship […]
We want to be happy, but may find happiness to be elusive even as we pursue what we think will make us happy.
“Jesus was God’s Beatitude—God’s blessing to the weak in a world that admires only the strong.” The Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber Dear Congregation, This Sunday’s focus scripture is Luke 6:17-26. This […]
I think back on my own time in seminary as one of the happiest periods of my life, as well as one of the most challenging.
Dear Congregation, This coming Sunday is designated in the United Church of Christ as Seminary Sunday/Church Vocations Sunday. Did you know that the UCC actually has six seminaries—Chicago Theological Seminary, […]
Baptism is so special that it is one of the two sacraments recognized in the United Church of Christ.
Dear Congregation, This Sunday is celebrated as The Baptism of Christ. The focus scripture is Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 in which we have the story of Jesus’ baptism by John in […]
58 people gunned down while attending a Country music festival! There really are no words to offer.
As long as one dissident is in prison, our freedom will not be true. As long as one child is hungry, our life will be filled with anguish and shame. […]
Dear Members and Friends, When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will […]
Dear Members and Friends, Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. […]
Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet. -Maya Angelou, 21st century Forgiveness is […]