Variations on Prayer, preached by Winton Boyd on Sunday, August 24

Winton Racine 2014

Can we spot and watch an eagle in the wild without being conscious, attentive, hopeful, and grateful? … What if we looked at everything – the good news and the bad news alike – with the same eyes and heart that we do watching eagles?

Reflections from our Youth Mission Trip to Orland, ME in early August


Our youth just returned from our Mission trip to Orland, Maine. Tammy Martens asked some of the youth to write a reflection of something they experienced

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It is easier to raise strong children than to repair broken adults (Frederick Douglas)

“Weeping Prophets” preached by Winton Boyd on August 17

Winton Racine 2014

The way forward, the way embodied by Jesus and frankly so many others in our lives, is stepping into this tension with a heart breaking open to the world. It is at the center of this radical mutuality, love amidst the pain without the promise of resolution.

A retirement with Surprises


More than a year beforehand, I knew I was going to retire at the end of May 2013. I started counting down to retirement first in months, then in weeks, and finally, when May arrived, in days. Not only did I know when I was going to retire, I knew what I was going to […]