hey, God,  Saturday night I went to the grocery store.  You know.  Milk to buy for Mel’s household: I got to go and see/visit/stay with her/them!  Didn’t want to do it on my Sabbath.  You know.  Not many people there.   Pretty quiet.  I go to the small store; no extra price breaks for letting them […]

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To receive God’s grace we need to die.  And we don’t want to die. The story/joke/cartoon at the beginning was about a little girl with a cat, who complains to the cat, “Grownups are always asking me what I will be when I grow up.  I will just be me, only taller!!  Why do they […]

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Worship Service for April 11, 2021

It is a tremendous privilege to provide Cal-Pac conference a pre-recorded worship service for April 11, 2021. We respectfully invite you to join us in the continued celebration of Christ’s resurrection and the gift of new life in the season of Easter. The worship service itself is available as one complete video or every piece […]

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How do we intentionally move into Holy Week after a year that has felt like a decade of grief and loss? A year ago, I was meeting regularly with a grief counselor to process the loss of my father. I can still vividly remember our last in-person meeting at the end of March with masks […]

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