Family Ministry

Poinsettias, A Christmas Blessing

Christmas is coming!

What emotion does that sentence evoke? Joy? Excitement? Maybe some nervous anticipation about buying gifts or hosting family? For many, Christmas is a joyous time to be with family and friends.

However, it is not so for …

Never Had There Been Such a Feast!

“But we have little enough for ourselves!” In the folk tale Stone Soup, this is the villagers’ reaction when they see three strangers walking toward their town. So, what do they do? They hurry to hide all their food and …

Intergenerational Events

One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts.

(Psalm 145:4)

St. Michael’s schedules intergenerational events once a month during Christian Formation (select Sundays during the program year at 9:15 am in the Parish Hall). During …

Thank You Team VBS!

Vacation Bible School planning begins months in advance – choosing a theme, attending a workshop, designing banners, setting up online registration forms, ordering supplies. Time seems to accelerate when registration opens. There is an inevitable scramble to finalize all the

The Family of God

I have four nieces and being an aunt is the best! I read to them, push them on the swings, take them out for ice cream. While I love just hanging out with them, I often feel this nagging responsibility …