26 Jul 2016 0 Comment

God Sightings

If you peaked inside of St. John Church this past week, you might have been surprised by the sights each day. It was Vacation Bible School (VBS) week and there were 127 students and 91 volunteers walking around in their pajamas, or...
18 Jul 2016 0 Comment

Community Gathers Outside

This last Wednesday evening as everyone got home from work came outside to check the damage after the windy storm. The power was out so everyone seemed to gather outside. We talked about the damage and how we could work together to clean...
9 Jul 2016 0 Comment

Transformation: Necessary Falling Apart

Most religion is highly "legitimating religion." It is used for social control and public order both by the powers that be and by people who want to be in control. This limited use of religion has allowed much of Christian history to...
3 Jul 2016 0 Comment

Making God’s Love Real by Helping People in Need

People are looking for ways to live out their faith and make God’s love real. Helping other people is one of the most rewarding ways to do this. St. John Church has been and continues to be proactive in developing programs to help people...
27 Jun 2016 0 Comment

Stop and Breathe

Craig and I were out on one of our weekend morning bike rides on the Madison County Trail and as usual I was paying attention to all of the wildlife near the trail. There were chipmunks and rabbits and squirrels and even a turtle. As we...
18 Jun 2016 0 Comment

Table Talk

Friday nights. Table talk. It was a ritual that kept my family close. Close did not always mean we agreed. Some conversations would become passionate with varying views fervently set forth. As a result of these evenings we sharpened our...
9 Jun 2016 0 Comment

New Website and Blog

Welcome to the new St. John's EUCC church website and blog! Thank you so much for your patience as I reorganize the site and make sure all the information is being presented in the best way possible. I hope you are enjoying the new...