A Word of Advice

A Word of Advice The CARES act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security act) has created an unusual opportunity for churches to receive support from the government so that those who are employed by the church do not lose their income. Low-interest loans, that...
Leaning into Lent

Leaning into Lent

Leaning into Lent “O God our deliverer, you led your people of old through the wilderness and brought them to the promised land. Guide now the people of your church, that, following our Savior, we may walk through the wilderness of this world toward the glory of your...
Statistics and Protocols

Statistics and Protocols

Statistics and Protocols Love does not insist on its own way.  – 1 Corinthians 13:5 The end-of-the-year statistical reports for the Alexandria District churches are almost complete. All churches have reported but one. So we do not have total for the district, but we...

Nevertheless, Good News!

Nevertheless, Good News! “Say among the nations, ‘The Lord is king!’” – Psalm 96:10, NRSV The scripture readings during the season of Advent often come from Old Testament prophets or psalms that describe deeply troubled times. Oddly enough, that resonates deeply with...