Pastor's Blog

God's presence in our lives matters in big ways

Apr 25, 2015

Being part of a faith community matters. Having a relationship with God is important. Knowing who and whose we are is transformative.

The emotions of Easter

Apr 18, 2015

"While in their joy they were disbelieving and still wondering..." - Luke 24:41

My favorite weekend of the year

Apr 10, 2015

It's Youth Weekend at Abiding Presence! My favorite weekend of the year as the youth of our congregation take over worship.

Baptismal stories

Mar 28, 2015

What a wonderful Lent it has been learning and growing with you about our identities as baptized children of God.

Baptismal talk sinking in

Mar 14, 2015

When I returned, Nadia's head was soaking wet.

Look ahead anxiously

Mar 6, 2015

There's a butterfly bush that sits right off the church patio that I can see from my office window.

The anniversary of your baptism

Feb 27, 2015

Is the anniversary of your baptism marked on your calendar yet?

Ash Wednesday reflections

Feb 20, 2015

During Lent, I encourage you to embrace our theme of "walking in newness of life" by looking for ways to mend your broken relationships.