Revitalization Conversations

(June 20, 2017) I'm getting ready for a great adventure. And I hope you'll come along with me on it. On Thursday, I'm going to fly to Louisville (the location of our denomination headquarters) and join some colleagues in an extended conversation about church revitalization. Aside from the absolute and humbling honor, it's also a time for me to be invited to grow and expand my knowledge about … [Read more...]

Not Just the Church

(June 16, 2017) I'm struck lately -- as many of us are -- by the shooter in Arlington who attacked the Republican members of Congress at their baseball practice. The initial responses to that horror have all been inspiring: calls for an end to verbal violence and a reinstatement of civility in language and attitude, bipartisan pledges to move our nation forward, reassertion that we are all one … [Read more...]

Meeting of the Congregation

Members of South Presbyterian Church will convene for a Special Congregational Meeting on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, immediately following worship for the purpose of voting on the addition of a new position to our pastoral staff: Stated Supply Associate Pastor (half-time). A rationale and job description for this position was emailed to members. All are welcome to attend. Only SPC Active … [Read more...]

New Video – EXPERTS

The next in the series of Pastor's Ponderings is online. Hear what Pastor Deb has to say about EXPERTS and how that relates to our faith.¬†CLICK HERE … [Read more...]

What Does the New Year Mean?

The wrapping paper remnants are finding their way to the trash. One by one, we remember the gifts that were given to us and we smile at the thoughts of children in this season. For some of us (myself included), we find ourselves away from home and yet at home with others -- family -- whether by birth or choice. And with a new year less than a week away, I wonder: What Does the New Year … [Read more...]