Pastors' Blog

Nov 30, 2016 - Alisa Joyce

By this Sunday, we will have experienced an entire week of Advent. Advent, the season of waiting...

On Sunday morning, November 27th, our annual Advent Wreath Making Intergenerational event took place. I was giving out Advent Calendars to our children and explaining that they tell a little part of the Christmas story behind each fold-back door, designed to be opened one a day. One of our children, John, eagerly asked "But can't I open them all right now?" His mother and I laughed as I...

Nov 23, 2016 - Kent French

First off, I wish you and yours a joyous Thanksgiving. Here at United Parish, we gather for our 33rd (34th?) annual community meal. Under the strong, ship-shape leadership of David and Sasha, it promises to be an amazing and beautiful day. It keeps me wondering if we should offer a community meal on a more regular basis throughout the year…

Then on Sunday, we will start over. We will begin the new...

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