Monthly Archive: May 2017

May 25 2017

The Common Life of a Spirited People


Acts 2:1-21 Of the three major Christian festivals, I might look forward to Pentecost the most. We celebrate God’s Spirit upon us, the breath of Christ in us. And it marks the birthday of the Christian Church. That first Pentecost was fulfillment. Fifty days after Easter, when the apostles are all together in one place, …

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May 11 2017

Faith, Courage, and Industry – Then and Now

With the 150th anniversary of St. Andrew’s Church just weeks away, I’ve been thinking about the roots of our very special faith community. Where did we come from? Who are the people whose faith, courage, and industry have been blessings passed on to us? After all, we have inherited the church and its mission from …

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