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

Goodness in the Land of the Living

This week, I have been meditating on Psalm 27. It is a song of confidence and triumph as David seeks deliverance from his many enemies who are surrounding him on every side. “I had fainted, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of...

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A New Normal

I have been thinking about and praying for you. This week, we formed 12 small groups of 8-10 people that will be checking on one another once a week during the pandemic via Zoom, phone, email, or text. If you, family members, or friends (whether near or far) would...

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Let’s Stay Connected

Over this past week I have heard many expressions of anxiety, fear, grief, and anger but also of faith, humor, and hopefulness. When I asked one friend how he has been coping with the COVID-19 pandemic, he was honest enough to admit that he has been stocking up on...

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Response to Coronavirus

Who could have imagined that our country and world would be in the state we find ourselves these days with the rapidly spreading COVID-19 coronavirus? It seems that almost every few minutes there is a new report of yet another closing, people being diagnosed with the...

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Slow Down

It's hard to believe that we will kick off the Lenten season next week with Ash Wednesday. As you might imagine, the staff and I have been thinking a lot about it – our own spiritual journeys, worship services, Holy Week, and of course Easter Sunday morning. One of...

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Praying For You

I often write out my morning prayers and actually have volumes of prayer journals written over the years. Many of them are illegible on the pages – names and circumstances scribbled all over as my heart and mind usually race much faster than my fingers. It’s fun and...

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