"The best and most effective partnerships are formed in the context of communities, organizations, and families within whom these values and this way of being are deeply formed."— Karen Ziel
"Faith is more caught than taught." —Debbie Gline Allen
Krista Judson asks, What is Church? and reflects on the evolving meaning over a lifetime. "He began the story with 'You call us into church. And when we don’t attend, when we do not answer Christ’s call, the fellowship is diminished'."
"In a church I served, one dad had this to say about 8th graders: “It’s as if your smiling, happy-go-lucky child is abducted one night by aliens..."
This joyful milestone reminds us that no matter where we are, God is faithful. It is a way to connect generations and build relationships.
Rosemary Lamie- "reminds us of the salient point when anticipating the Spirit’s presence in our lives, 'I believe'”.
"While leaders form bonds within their congregations; healthy relationships of mutual support among peers are essential."— Karen Ziel
"Some of my best ideas have come to me on the recumbent bike which is a great motivator for a regular workout." -Tracy Gormley
"Every Sunday becomes an opportunity..." — Tracy Fouke Bausum
Rev. Jeff Lukens created a communion liturgy to address the "healing and wholeness" needed in a time when news about immigrants and their families is often disturbing and painful.