God is continuing to light our path one step at a time. Please pray for Braxton as he joins the Tabernacle community as a member of the pastoral staff. Braxton will be participating in worship this Sunday, Jan. 16, for the first time as a member of the pastoral staff. Invite him to join you … Continue reading Tabernacle Family welcome Braxton Kemp as our Interim Associate Pastor for Families!
Good morning, all! Looks like the weather system will likely roll in during the corporate worship hour. Please use your discretion as to whether or not you’d like to worship in the physical building or online today. Regardless, we hope you’ll join us as we continue to Make the Road by Walking. Watch Corporate Worship: … Continue reading Join us….AND…please use discretion in your decision making 🙂
Good morning, all! Looks like the weather system will likely roll in during the corporate worship hour. Please use your discretion as to whether or not you’d like to worship in the physical building or online today. Regardless, we hope you’ll join us as we continue to Make the Road by Walking. Watch Corporate Worship: … Continue reading Please join us but please use discretion in your decision making….
Over the next couple of weeks, the congregation will receive two ballots and 2-3 specific presentations: BALLOTS = votes on leadership for 2022 and budget for the first half of 2022. PRESENTATIONS = exploration of the role of Deacon Ministry, exploration of staff structure and possibly a third presentation from building and grounds. This video … Continue reading Leadership (2022): Invitation and Challenge
“In person” participants, please show up with warm hearts and dressed in layers 🙂 Dear Church Family: Upon routine maintenance a mechanic found some significant issues with the steam boiler that heats the sanctuary. Vincent, Donna, Jay, and Vassars Service are working diligently in addressing the problem. We won’t have heat in the Sanctuary this … Continue reading NO HEAT IN THE CHURCH SANCTUARY
Missed the business meeting? Catch up by watching the zoom video recording.
These days, so many of us find ourselves looking into the mirror with questions about about our identify, our allegiances, and our belief systems. We’re trying to figure out where we fit into the world and, how we’re supposed to guide the next generation in doing the same. Most of us are challenging the assumptions … Continue reading COME AND SEE: Last Program has concluded. If you missed the programs or want to watch again, please click the links below for the recordings.
Jesus, through insight discovered in John's Gospel, persistently challenges us to acknowledge our blindness but always with an invitation to see (again). If someone were to ask the author of John's Gospel to define the word "sin", the author would point to blindness. "Sin", he might say, "is less about moral failure and more about … Continue reading A Word from our Pastor: Seeing Again
Sunday I received a heartbreaking call with news that a neighbor we connect with through community ministry had been found dead Saturday afternoon. This neighbor had been coming to Community Ministry for longer than my time here. He was unhomed and relied heavily on organizations like ours to provide for basic needs like food and clothing. … Continue reading The gift of presence.
I do love being surrounded by wise and thoughtful---as in always thinking people. This past Sunday as we thought about worship as defined by the theologian Soren Kierkegaard where he states that worship is a drama with the people as actors, the pastor as a prompter and God as the audience I was reminded by … Continue reading A Community of Listeners and Speakers