April 23, 2020

Dear members and friends of John Knox, due to the ongoing pandemic, the Session has decided to keep the church closed through May 17th. There will be a Zoom service with Communion on May 3rd. Session members will call members individually as well. Please stay safe and...

April 2, 2020

It was refreshing to be in nature today as I briefly walked a nearby trail. Some of the trees had recently had limbs cut off and it seemed symbolic of how many are feeling about life these days. By trying to keep social distance, many feels cut off from family, friends...

April 2, 2020

It was refreshing to be in nature today as I briefly walked a nearby trail. Some of the trees had recently had limbs cut off and it seemed symbolic of how many are feeling about life these days. By trying to keep social distance, many feels cut off from family, friends...

March 16, 2020

Message from the Interim Pastor

On March 15, Session made the difficult decision to look beyond personal desires for the good of the larger community and suspend all church activities due to the coronavirus effective immediately through the end of March. This includes S...

May 7, 2018

When we think of spiritual life, often we think only of the internal thoughts and feelings which are more God-directed.  We don't often think about the Holy Spirit leading us into our community to make a difference--but when we look at the early church at Corinth, we g...

April 25, 2018

The greatest recent breakthrough in cancer treatment is immunotherapy.  Instead of the trauma of surgery or chemotherapy, immunotherapy uses  medicine that helps a persons' own immune system recognize and attack toxic cancer cells that threaten the body.  To me this is...

April 16, 2018

To live a spiritual life as a disciple of Jesus, you have to be spiritually connected to Jesus.  In the gospel of John (John 15:5) Jesus says, "I am the vine, you are the branches...apart from me, you can do nothing." But wait--can't a person do good things as a discip...

September 10, 2015

Many of us at John Knox Presbyterian Church, along with other Presbyterians in our area, are beginning a project called "Sacred Conversations".  This is a project designed to help people of different racial and ethnic groups talk with each other about race.  Sounds sim...

August 17, 2015

Yes, I'm back.  I've been away from this blog for awhile--okay, a long while. Call it a sabbatical.  Anyway, I'm back. 

 

It's the middle of August and that means students, teachers, and administrators are heading back to school.  This is because as a culture w...

April 11, 2014

It's going to be a big Sunday for us at John Knox.  Palm Sunday, with the kids parading through the congregation with palms to help us begin worship.  The congregation will be smiling, and the kids will be a little sheepish.  The mood will be cheerful as we begin Holy...

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