April 2020 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

April 2020 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

My, How the World Has Changed! My head is spinning. Every day feels like a week, and every week feels like an eternity. It’s difficult to get a handle on a world that seems to be changing so dramatically, so quickly. I looked at my newsletter article from last month...
March 2020 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

March 2020 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

 Writing the Renewal Grant. . . This week, I have been awash in words. Between the Renewal Leave Grant, two sermons, a Bible study, a newsletter article, and numerous emails, I feel like all I’ve done this week is write. Then, write some more. Then, write some more....
February 2020 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

February 2020 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

 “Planning for Renewal” I can hardly believe I’m about to write these words, but here it goes: I have been planning ahead a lot lately. And… I actually have enjoyed it! Part of the motivation for this has been my upcoming time of Renewal Leave, which – although it is...
January 2020 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

January 2020 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

  “Where is that bag of chips?” I’m a late night snacker. It’s not the best or healthiest habit, I know, but the craving for salt or sweet at night sometimes drowns out the little voice in my brain telling me not to do it. Usually, a serving of ice cream or a...
Now Collecting First-Aid Items for NELM

Now Collecting First-Aid Items for NELM

For the past several years, we at CtK have supported the Navajo Evangelical Lutheran Mission in Rock Point, AZ, for their annual Christmas Quilt Giveaway. This event draws people from all over the regional chapter of NELM to get quilts to sustain them through the...
November 2019 Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

November 2019 Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

  On Your Mark. . . , Get Set. . . , GO! Take a deep breath, ‘cuz the sprint starts now. November always seems to feel that way. After August, September and October – three relatively quiet months in terms of holidays, festival days, or big events – November...