Browsing the November 2016 archive of From the Pastor

Browsing the November 2016 archive of From the Pastor

Advent-The Start of a New Church Year

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 11/27/16

At the beginning of a new calendar year, a number of us are inclined to make resolutions, namely styles of behavior that enable us to work toward the goal of becoming our best selves.

As we begin a new church year this weekend, I invite us to make spiritual ... Read More »

Thanksgiving is Thanksliving

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 11/19/16

   A saying with which many of us are familiar runs as follows: “And this too shall pass…” At certain times, especially when we are hurting or suffering, this saying is received as good news. We each look forward to relief from pain and hardship. At other times, the ... Read More »

Relating God's Mercy to Our Sexual Orientation

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 11/14/16

   A neat feature about each of us is that we are sexual beings. Let’s look at the gift of our sexual attraction under the perspective of God’s plan to redeem all persons. Regardless of whether we are attracted sexually to persons of the opposite sex or to persons of ... Read More »

Suggested Prayer Topics for the Coming Election Day, November 8th

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 11/06/16

   At this point, we do not yet know who is to be elected to serve as our United States President for the next four years. I most highly recommend that we commend the election process to the Lord in prayer. Let’s first of all pray that all who are ... Read More »