Posts with the category “pastors-message”
A race to Christmas
by Marla Roach on November 30th, 2023
I am writing this letter not long after helping to take the dirty dishes off the Thanksgiving dinner table. And you know what that means. It’s a race to Christmas: Black Friday sales, discounts, deals, deals, deals! A few years back a famous radio evangelist bemoaned the fact that Madison Ave had co-opted Christmas, changed its name to a more generic “Holidays” so as not to offend non-Christians, ...
Pastors Message Encouragement
by Marla Roach on March 26th, 2023
Since the start of the new liturgical year in November, I have been very encouraged by what I see happening here at Grace. As Covid subsides, our attendance at our weekly worship service has been trending up. Former members are returning; new visitors are appearing. Our Sunday School program is gaining traction thanks to the hard work of Pat, Kelly, Marty, Nancy, Janice and Natalia. Nancy’s line d...