Welcome to Pastor Cathy's blog on life and faith!

Compelled By Faith

Over the years, I have heard stories about how Martin Luther King, Jr. never set out to lead a movement in American history. Initially, he never saw himself as anything other than a Baptist preacher, minister of the gospel, and pastor of a local church following his...

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Remember Your Baptism

On Sunday, December 2nd last year, I had the privilege of baptizing Nazaro Montgomery (use of name and story granted by permission of his parents). He is a beautiful little boy of nineteen months and as precocious as any toddler can be. There are moments when I still...

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The Journey to Somewhere

This Sunday, we will celebrate Epiphany at our church. The gospel reading is always the story of the magi or wise men who travelled a great distance to visit Jesus. Contrary to Christmas greeting cards and pageant stories, many Biblical scholars suggest that those...

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Advent

This Sunday begins the Advent season - a time set aside in the life of the Church to draw us deeper into the theological meaning of Christmas and help us to stay focused on the reason for the season. It occurs to me that if there ever was a time to slow down, reflect,...

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Thankful for YOU!

Just a quick word today to say that among the things I am most thankful for is the opportunity to journey with you as a faithful witness of Christ’s love. I pray for all things good in your life and that the spirit of thanksgiving will remain in the days to come. Take...

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Birds, Lilies, and Us

The lectionary gospel assigned for Thanksgiving Day is part of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount: Therefore, I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body...

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