Love Never Fails

Love Never Fails

In Children’s Chapel a few weeks ago, I asked the students how they see God in their lives. We talked about laughter, birthday parties, the beach, trees, animals – all sorts of things. Then, one child piped in, “When I help my mom around the house.” I was surprised...
The Joys of Teaching Sunday School

The Joys of Teaching Sunday School

I have been teaching Sunday School at St. Michael’s for over twenty years! I can’t remember when I started, but I know it was a calling from Lord. Once I started teaching I was hooked! Through the years I’ve taught...
Being a Grandparent is Awesome, Important and Relational

Being a Grandparent is Awesome, Important and Relational

Why it is Awesome! Being a grandparent is awesome because it is something not every person – or even every parent – gets to become. To be present when this little creature comes into the world as a result of your love for another person is awe-inspiring. Having this...
The Joy of a Child

The Joy of a Child

If there is one word to describe Caroline, it is JOY. Every Sunday, she has a big grin on her face. She is always ready with a hug or high-five. Caroline has a way of making people feel extra-special. She shows love indiscriminately, greeting strangers and friends...
Cave Quest VBS is a Wrap!

Cave Quest VBS is a Wrap!

Last week, St. Michael’s welcomed 84 children each day where they learned that Jesus gives us hope, courage, direction, love, and power. We shared modern-day and Biblical faith stories, played games, and conducted science experiments! It was a memorable time filled...
Family & Faith – Mount Hermon

Family & Faith – Mount Hermon

My first exposure to Mount Hermon was not as a camper, but as an employee. I spent two summers during my college years being paid to hike in the Redwoods and coach rock climbing. Now in attendance as a pastor’s wife, parent, and pilgrim, I am on the...