WORD FROM THE PASTOR - OCTOBER 2021
Thanksgiving is an opportunity to reflect on the blessings we have received from
God over the past year.
How has God been working through the times and circumstances we have faced together
and as individuals?
As we reflect we realize that with the ebb and flow of time we have moved into a new
Not that our past is forgotten, but learning to carry on through the highs and lows
knowing we are not alone;
Knowing that God has upheld us in a loving hand, wades with us in grief, and
strengthened us in need.
So, we are given the gift at this time each year to be mindful and intentional about our
response to God.
Gratefulness is one of those responses. We become grateful when we realize the
movements we have made.
In our journey of life, God walks with us through great joy, great pain, and great sorrow
by surrounding us with
Very special people who reach out and to whom we can go
for the companionship we need, our church family.
It is through these kindred of the faith that we experience God in very real ways.
Now is our time to show how much this has meant to us and how we appreciate what we
God, we thank you, for your love, grace, forgiveness, comfort, strength, healing, and
support throughout this year and beyond.
Serving with you in Christ,