June 2022 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

June 2022 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

Note: Pastor Tim will be gone on his Renewal Leave from June 6 to September 19, 2022.  I began the early stages of planning for my sabbatical in May 2019. That means that I’ve been working towards and thinking about and planning for this upcoming period of rest and...
May 2022 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

May 2022 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

Note: Pastor Tim will be away on his Renewal Leave from June 6 through September 19, 2022.  I have a document folder on my computer entitled “Tim’s Filing Cabinet.” This folder is special and accessible pretty much anytime from any computer or even on my phone. It...
April 2022 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

April 2022 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

One of the hazards of my profession, I suppose, is the fact that I find it incredibly difficult to just participate in worship. Worship has been the venue for work for me in one way or another since I started seminary in 2003. For the most part, I don’t really notice...
March 2022 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

March 2022 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

Note: Pastor Tim will be on Renewal Leave from June 6, 2022 through September 19, 2022. Today, I’m praying. Today, the only story plastering the news is about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. And I’m praying. Praying for peace to prevail instead of war. Praying for a...
February 2022 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

February 2022 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

Note: Pastor Tim will be on Renewal Leave from June 6 – September 19, 2022. We are now a few weeks into a new sermon series called “God WithIN Us” – a series about spirituality. If nothing else, I hope that you have heard that spirituality – those specific practices...