Musings after 2019 Special Session of General Conference

By Clarita Anderman Krall Numbness!                 Disbelief!                                 Profound disappointment!                                                 Frustration!                                                                 Utter sadness!                                                                                 Depression!                                                                                                 Mourning!                                                               Anger and a call to arms, figuratively speaking, to continue the …

What does God want for us?

We would all probably agree that God does not want us miserable, tired and cranky.” I read those words in a recent e-mail sent by a co-worker, titled Upcoming Events. She went on to encourage us to “look for, believe for an infusion of joy.”

“Celebrating good times”

The Rev. Maryanne Ditter, Minister of Spiritual Formation Tabor UMC, Woxall, PA Just a few months ago, I was listening to songs on my computer to try and figure out …

‘Making all things new’

By the Rev. James Anderman, Lead Pastor, Covenant UMC, Springfield PA So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become …

How are we known?

I recently received by e-mail a promotional article that began like this: “When you walk through the front door, you see huge words that say ‘You Belong.’ As you enter …

Be not afraid!

I invite you to picture this scenario: An economy with a huge disparity between rich and poor. Groups of people who fear persecution because of their ethnic identity. A government that is protective about its borders. A leader that is seen…

Prayer for Unity

Written after the Presidential election by the Rev. Joseph Martin, pastor of Fallsington UMC, and other Lower Bucks County area clergy, and published in the local newspaper, Courier Times. This …

From the Pastor’s Desk

“So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being…”