Service of Commissioning and Ordination

By Rev. Tim McCollum* As the Service of Commissioning and Ordination set under way, it was not long until we remembered our common call. Bishop Tracy S. Malone led us in the liturgical work to remember our baptism, our shared ministry. We remember out loud, together. We spoke these words “We remember our baptism and [...]

Episcopal Address

Bishop Tracy S. Malone began her Episcopal Address with these words: “It is in the love and grace of Jesus Christ that I give this address this afternoon to speak both to the current crisis within our denomination regarding human sexuality and to the remarkable opportunity we have, in the midst of these uncertain times [...]

Celebration of Retirement

By Lee Ann Dunlap* With the final chords of the “Grand Chorus Dialogue” reverberating throughout Hoover Auditorium, the  Rev. Kurt Landerholm welcomed the congregation into the Celebration of Retirement and the Rev. Carolyn Berry introduced the first of several video reflections by the retiring class. Faces beamed with fond memories as members named the pastors, [...]