A Grace Welcome by Lela Maxey Wallis

  To be honest, for me it feels like climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to get our family to church on a Sunday morn. So I don’t take it for granted when we are here with you. I am thankful for this space, for the people who fill the pews with us and getting to sit next […]

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A Grace Welcome: At the River Clarion

 Image Via here Today the Gospel reading gives us the account of Jesus’ baptism at the River Jordan. Around the same time that I was re-reading this story, I came across this poem by Mary Oliver, and even though it’s not necessarily a poem about it, I instantly had this image of baptism. Maybe not […]

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A Grace Welcome: Look Deeper

I was recently in Oregon with a friend of mine, and we spent our first full day hiking around a state park that had a number of natural waterfalls. Before we began on our trek, we sat at a picnic table and thought about what we hoped to get out of the day. We decided […]

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A Eucharist Reflection on the Good, Better, and Best

For I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took a loaf of bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body that is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” In […]

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