Entries by Bernt Hillesland

Looking ahead to the Fall Stewardship Campaign

“A world in need now summons us To labor, love, and give; To make our life an offering To God, that all may live. The church of Christ is calling us To make the dream come true; A world redeemed by Christ-like love; All life in Christ made new.” – Frank von Christierson When we […]

Fall themes for worship and ministry

Who’s in and who’s out?  That’s not just a question for US immigration policy, the refugee crisis in Europe or any number of other contemporary issues.  “Outsiders and Insiders” is also a prominent theme in the lectionary scripture readings we’ll hear in worship this Fall. The disciples see strangers – outsiders to their fellowship – […]