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 By Pam Miles    Opinion 

Saint and Sinner | Worship

As we are heading toward St. Patrick's Day this Friday, I thought I'd take a moment to talk about how Martin Luther shared that Christians are both "Saints and Sinners." Often we mi... — Updated 3/15/2023

 By Pam Miles    Opinion

What's in a name? | Worship

We have completed Christmas Day, and many may already be packing up the tree, and moving on to the New Year’s decorations and parties. In the Lutheran Church and many mainline... — Updated 12/28/2022

 By Pam Miles    Opinion

Our identity | Worship

I recently had a friend remind me of a great quote by A.J. Swoboda – "Jesus heard the audible voice of God twice in the New Testament. Neither time was he told what to do but... — Updated 10/14/2022

 By Pam Miles    Opinion

Love one another | Worship

It is interesting to read throughout scriptures how important and often the word “love” is used. We read that faith, hope and love are central to all living, but that love is... — Updated 5/11/2022

 By Pam Miles    Opinion

Holden Evening Prayer | Worship

As we turn the page of the calendar this year, we also turn the page of the liturgical season to Lent. In March, in the Christian tradition, we begin the journey of Lent. This seaso... — Updated 2/23/2022

 By Pam Miles    Opinion

Advent – A season of waiting | Worship

For those who celebrate Christmas, it’s sometimes hard to wait for Christmas morning. We can’t just blame the children for their impatience, we as adults do the same. Maybe... — Updated 12/8/2021

 By Pam Miles    Opinion

Past, Present and Promise | Worship

This month we round the corner on so much in our lives and around the world. We remember 20 years ago 9/11 and the horrors of that day, while we also remember the amazing unity of... — Updated 9/16/2021

 By Pam Miles    Opinion

'It is Good' | Worship

Lately I've taken up a new hobby – wood carving. It has been a challenge as much as a reward in being able to create something out of a simple block of wood. I recently hand... — Updated 6/30/2021

 By Pam Miles    Opinion

Earth Day: Be a responsible caretaker of God's Creation | Worship

For some who claim to not be religious but rather instead claim to be "spiritual," they may not find a connection with the Divine Creator in a sanctuary built of wood and mortar,... — Updated 4/14/2021

 By Pam Miles    Opinion

Do you see your neighbor? | Weekly Worship

It's hard to believe that we are now going on a year in the pandemic. A year where we have not been able to worship shoulder to shoulder, and elbow to elbow. No hanging out at the... — Updated 2/24/2021


Christ was not white! | Worship

I wonder if a Brown Christ, a historically true image of Christ, could change the church, even have changed the treatment and view of people of color throughout history? Last week w... — Updated 7/8/2020


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