Rev. Carissa Surber interviews the Bennetts about prayer for our “A Different Kind of PPE” sermon series.
How do you read the Bible? If you’ve grown up in the church, like I have, this might strike you as an odd question. After all – don’t you just… open it and start reading? For anyone who knows how to read, it seems like a simple enough activity. And yet the Bible is not
Rev. Carissa Surber interviews Fran & Kris Zyla as part of our “A Different Kind of PPE” sermon series.
Over the last couple months, nearly every day on the news we have heard about the critical importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and the fact that it is life and death for our healthcare workers on the front lines as they treat Covid-19 patients and how difficult it has been – particularly in the
Tracy Emmersen (also known as Justin’s mom) has been trying to balance work and parenting amidst the fear and boredom of sheltering in place. She wrote a song that put into words some of her mixed emotions and her deep reservoir of faith. We were blessed to have her share it with us in worship
For the last few weeks, as the rate of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Maryland increased, so has my anxiety about the pandemic. The tactic I chose to counter this was to seek out more information from authoritative sources (like the CDC), the news, and (knowing that I shouldn’t) social media. The balm from those sources
Last week, Deacon turned 5 months old. As I went to jot down memories of the month for his baby book, I found that I couldn’t separate our memories of him from the unexpected changes we all experienced in the month of March. For the past three and a half weeks, my husband Matthew and
This past Sunday, I preached on the story of the healing of the seven lepers (Luke 17:11-21). When we laid out our Lenten worship series several months ago, there was no way we could have known that we’d be in the midst of a full-blown Covid-19 pandemic nor that the tie-ins to this encounter with