There is a Plan

By Reverend Amanda Sometimes I wonder what in the world God is thinking and what he has in store for the future. I had a mentor in seminary who one day said to me “Amanda, everything you experience in this life is meant to be used. There is a reason for everything and God has … [Read more…]

Happiness or Joy, Which Do You Seek?

by Reverend Amanda I am not a very graceful person by nature. I am very clumsy and have little to no rhythm. When I was in the Gospel choir at Eastern Connecticut State University, I had to learn to approach music and worship from a very different and uncomfortable perspective. In many ways, the lessons … [Read more…]

Reluctant Faith

by Reverend Amanda My eldest brother was always good for saying, “Relax… I know what I’m doing. Trust me.” The problem always was the more that he worked to convince everyone he knew what he was doing and the more confident he was, the more likely it was that he had no idea what he … [Read more…]

Rejection and Good News

by Reverend Amanda This week has been a very challenging week for my family with 2 sick toddlers and having to isolate. It is weeks like this that make one feel just totally inadequate and that no matter how well intentioned or hard one tries it just simply is not good enough. I reflected upon … [Read more…]

Authentic, Purpose Driven, and Annointed

by Reverend Amanda Growing up, I was always a bit of a loner. Despite being outgoing when I converse with people, I much prefer to just do my own thing than to be a part of large groups of people. I am much happier curled up on the couch with a good book than I … [Read more…]

The Power of Faith

by Reverend Amanda One of my mentors had a habit of just taking his binder with his sermon and leaving worship and going home for the day. Sometimes this would happen multiple weeks in a row. Other times it wouldn’t happen for months. Sometimes it would happen at the very beginning of worship and other … [Read more…]

A Light in the Darkness

by Reverend Amanda Epiphany Sunday Years ago, while in seminary, one the jobs I had on campus was night watch. I basically worked for the maintenance department and my job was to lock up the campus at night, check the furnace rooms to make sure everything was running smoothly, let people into their rooms when … [Read more…]

Kick Off Sunday September 12

Join us at 10AM for our kick off Sunday. All children are welcome to join us for Sunday School at 10AM with worship simultaneous. Masks help to keep our most vulnerable members safe. There will be an ice cream social following church out on the church lawn.