Tag Archives: Pastor Jeff

Jeff’s Jottings – April 2016

Pastor Brenda and I have been taking a look at the work we do, attempting to determine what our priorities are (based on how we spend our time) verses what our priorities should be. One of the things we’ve found … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings – January 2016

Of course, the church has to do it differently. It’s the church, after all. This time, I’m talking about the calendar. The secular calendar says that the year begins on January 1. The school calendar says the year begins in … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings

Sometimes my attempts at humor fall flat. Sometimes they unintentionally offend. Such was the case last month. For that offense, I apologize. Most of you know that I love movies. One movie that has held a special place in my … Continue reading

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An invitation to the NorCal Climate Mobilization

Dear Congregation, Extreme weather events around the globe, not the least of which is the drought we continue to experience here in California, remind us that weather patterns are changing, that climates are changing – and they are changing because … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings – October 2015

                liminal – of or relating to a transition or initial stage of a process The past two years have felt like liminal time to me. We, as a community, have been focused transition. In our case, the focus has … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings – July 2015

Much of the work performed by our congregation’s leaders isn’t seen. We see the results of their work, but often not the work itself. The Sunday School teachers have curricula to work with because of the work we don’t see … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings

I think it may be the drama and the mystery that attract me to Holy Week, that make Holy Week so special. Like a little child who wants his parents to read his favorite bedtime story again, I do not … Continue reading

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