Author: Sheryl Erickson

The Voice of the Shepherd The fourth Sunday in Easter is considered “Shepherd Sunday” in the Christian Church.  But when Shepherd Sunday gives us a rare story in the Book of Acts (Acts 9:36-43) about a woman who is named in the Bible, this female preacher...

In today’s gospel (Luke 9:28-36), the cloud is what first grabs my attention. While Peter was speaking, “a cloud came and overshadowed them; and they were terrified as they entered the cloud. Then from the cloud came a voice that said, ‘This is my Son,...

Welcoming our Newest Stephen Ministers Stephen Ministers listen to, pray with and walk beside individuals, providing supportive, Christian caring during any challenging, difficult or vulnerable time. The following individuals have completed 50 hours of formal training and will be commissioned as active Stephen Ministers at both our...

So, who cares?  Who cares about Tyberius, Pilate, Herod, Phillip and Lysanius, Annas and Caiaphis? Ok, granted…we Christians, who know Jesus’ story, will care about Pilate and Herod a bit later.  But right now, right in this gospel today, what’s the big deal with these guys? The...