Lighten Up

May 31, 2020
After 12 weeks of being separated from family and friends, away from the church and the office, and all the stresses that come in a pandemic; I must say, it feels…
If you would have asked me back in February, how many video conference meetings I have had, I would have said maybe four or five in the past six months.  Now my daily…

Mother’s Day 2020

May 10, 2020
On Facebook this week, a friend posted that she is done trying to "keep up appearances." She is done creating the perfect backdrop for her zoom work meetings. She is…

From A Distance

May 3, 2020
The Garden’s Big Give this quarter is with The Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home. The Garden will help support the development of a Grief Garden in the chapel yard. Let's…

Go To Your Room

April 26, 2020
In an attempt to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus we have been asked to “stay in place.” Governor Holcomb ordered Hoosiers to “hunker down.” We have been stopped in our tracks. No…
April 22, 2020, is the 50th anniversary of the inception of Earth Day a movement that draws in millions around the world to participate in cleanups of parks, beaches, tree plantings and programs that promote a healthier environment.  

Don’t Touch Me

April 12, 2020
 In fact, put on your Easter bonnet, stay in your pajamas and slippers, grab a cup of coffee and a bagel, and join us at 9:15a Easter Sunday for “Don’t Touch Me."

Inspired By Cheer

April 5, 2020
Earlier this year when Kansas City won the Super Bowl, a half-million fans gathered in the snow to welcome them home.

Inspired By Living

March 29, 2020
We are using Rachel Held Evan’s book and study called “Inspired” to help guide us through the Lenten journey this year.  Rachel, like so many of us, grew up with a particular understanding of the Bible that allowed faithful readers to use the Bible as a tool to condemnation and justify harmful behavior like racism and bigotry. 
When two or more people toast together before drinking, we often say “Here’s mud in your eye.” It’s a wish of ‘Good Health,’ ‘Good Fortune,’ and ‘Cheers.’ It sounds negative; however, it has a positive meaning. On Sunday we will look at the biblical text from which this saying has its origins. Join us Sunday for “Here’s Mud in Your Eye.”

Inspired by Water

March 15, 2020
We are using Rachel Held Evan’s book and study called “Inspired” to help guide us through the Lenten journey this year. Rachel like so many of us grew up with a particular understanding of the Bible that allowed faithful readers to use the Bible as a tool to condemnation and justify harmful behavior like racism and bigotry. Yet as she grew she came to realize the Bible though divinely inspired is a human document and needs to be interpreted and reinterpreted throughout time.

Inspired By Spirit

March 8, 2020
We are using Rachel Held Evan’s book and study called “Inspired” to help guide us through the Lenten journey this year. Rachel like so many of us grew up with…
“It's a jungle out there” is most often used when we consider stepping into a threatening environment where it might be difficult to survive. It is most often said in jest to someone who is starting a new job or adventure they don’t know much about.

The Holiness of Helpless

February 16, 2020
The holiness he found while lying helpless in his hospital bed and as he begins to face life with a changed body and a new perspective on vulnerability and belonging.