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A St. Andrews Weekly Publication

 

 

Welcome to “Faith Matters,” our weekly newsletter where we connect our faith with current events, daily life, and more. You’ll find articles that reflect the diversity of our congregation’s perspectives, experiences, and passions. From reflections on how our faith informs our responses to global challenges, to personal testimonies of finding strength and hope in times of adversity, we seek to uncover the sacred threads that unite us all. Our mission is to bridge the gap between our beliefs and the world we inhabit, reminding ourselves of the profound impact faith can have on our choices, actions, and relationships. Join us as we explore the intersection of spirituality and the world around us, fostering meaningful discussions and inspiring each other on this shared journey of faith. Together, let’s find strength, hope, and unity in the stories we share and the connections we build.

 

April 15, 2024

“HELLO!”

Written by Pat Sheafor

 

April 8, 2024

“Do You Have a Minute?”

Written by The Rev. Margie Osborn

 

April 1, 2024

“Lift High the Cross”

Written by Kathryn Den Houter, Ph.D.

 

March 25, 2024

“Walking By Faith”

Written by Tom Webster

 

March 18, 2024

“Joy Comes in the Morning”

Written by The Rev. Dr. John E. (Jack) Harnish

 

March 11, 2024

Written by Rev. Pam Pendexter

 

March 4, 2024

“Although God Seems Invisible”

Written by The Rev. Dr. Bruce Brooks

 

February 26, 2024

“Super Agers”

Written by Bonnie Garbrecht

 

February 19, 2024

“I Think I Can, I Think I Can, I Think I Can”

Written by Marilyn Whisner

 

February 12, 2024

“Faith/Ego Matters”

Written by Maurine Slaughter

 

February 5, 2024

“Signs of Hope from a Furry Rodent”

Written by The Rev. Dr. John E. (Jack) Harnish

 

January 29, 2024

Written by The Rev. Dr. Ned Edwards, Pastor Emeritus

 

January 22, 2024

“Provichance”

Written by Ruth Griffioen

 

January 15, 2024

“Faith Matters”

Written by Pat Sheafor

 

January 8, 2024

“Epiphany Reclaimed”

Written by The Rev. Margie Osborn

 

January 2, 2024

Written by Kathryn Den Houter, Ph.D.

 

December 25, 2023

“No Room in the Inn (Guest Quarters), But Welcome Room in the Family Space”

Written by The Rev. Bruce Brooks

 

December 18, 2023

“Faith Matters”

Written by The Rev. Fred Edmonds

 

December 11, 2023

“Faith Matters”

Written by Rev. Pam Pendexter

 

December 4, 2023

“Waiting”

Written by Julie Walton

 

November 27, 2023

“Acquiring an Attitude of Gratitude”

Written by Bonnie Garbrecht

 

November 20, 2023

“What’s Inside Matters”

Written by Marilyn Whisner

 

November 13, 2023

“Birds Matter”

Written by Maurine Slaughter

 

November 6, 2023

“He Died Alone”

Written by The Rev. Dr. John E. (Jack) Harnish

 

October 30, 2023

Written by The Rev. Dr. Ned Edwards

 

October 23, 2023

“Faith Matters When Contemplating the Universe”

Written by Keith Griffioen

 

October 16, 2023

Written by Pat Sheafor

 

October 11, 2023

Written by The Rev. Margie Osborn

 

October 2, 2023

“What was Her Name?”

Written by Julie Walton

 

September 25, 2023

“Rules are Meant to be Broken”

Written by Kathryn Den Houter, Ph.D.

 

September 18, 2023

“Faith at Home, Abiding in You and in Me”

Written by The Rev. Bruce Brooks

 

September 11, 2023

Written by The Rev. Fred Edmonds

 

September 4, 2023

Written by Rev. Pam Pendexter

 

August 28, 2023

“Mustard Seed and Yeast”

Written by Bonnie Garbrecht

 

August 21, 2023

“Who We Rely on Matters”

Written by Marilyn Whisner

 

August 14, 2023

“Write on, St. Andrews!”

Written by Maurine Slaughter

 

August 7, 2023

“God is at Work….and So Are We”

Written by The Rev. Dr. John E. (Jack) Harnish

 

July 31, 2023

Written by The Rev. Dr. Ned Edwards, Pastor Emeritus

 

July 24, 2023

Written by Ruth Griffioen

 

July 17, 2023

Written by Pat Sheafor

 

July 10, 2023

Written by The Rev. Margie Osborn

 

July 3, 2023

Written by Kathryn Den Houter, Ph.D.

 

June 26, 2023

“Having our Faith Challenged”

Written by The Rev. Russ Brandt

 

June 19, 2023

Written by The Rev. Fred Edmonds

 

June 12, 2023

Written by The Rev. Pam Pendexter

 

June 5, 2023

“It’s Not Just about the S’Mores and Bacon”

Written by Julie Walton

 

May 22, 2023

“Where is God?”

Written by Marilyn Whisner

 

May 15, 2o23

“Shakespeare, the Bible, and Thou”

Written by Maurine Slaughter

 

May 8, 2023

“Let’s Talk About This”

Written by The Rev. Dr. John E. (Jack) Harnish

 

May 1, 2023

“The Making of a Presbyterian Minister or Three”

Written by The Rev. Ned Edwards, Pastor Emeritus

 

April 24, 2023

“Bach in a Minute”

Written by Ruth Griffioen

 

April 17, 2023

Written by Pat Sheafor

 

April 10, 2023

Written by The Rev. Margie Osborn

 

April 3, 2023

“Jesus, the Gamechanger”

Written by Katheryn Den Houter, Ph.D.

 

March 27, 2023

Written by The Rev. Robert McQuilkin

 

March 20, 2023

“The Presence of Christ”

Written by The Rev. Fred Edmonds

 

March 13, 2023

Written by The Rev. Pam Pendexter

 

March 6, 2023

Written by Julie Walton

 

February 27, 2023

Written by Bonnie Garbrecht

 

February 20, 2023

“Jesus Matters”

Written by Marilyn Whisner

 

February 13, 2023

“Who’s Your Valentine?”

Written by Maurine Slaughter

 

February 6, 2023

“When I Grow Up”

Written by The Rev. Dr. John E. (Jack) Harnish

 

January 30, 2023

“Ring Out, Wild Bells”

Written by The Rev. Ned Edwards, Pastor Emeritus

 

January 23, 2023

“Faith Matters When Contemplating Beginnings”

Written by Keith Griffieon

 

January 16, 2023

“A New Year! Back ‘Up North'”

Written by Pat Sheafor

 

January 9, 2023

“What Condition is Your Bible In?”

Written by The Rev. Margie Osborn