Please join one of our “Cottage Conversations” to re-engage and discuss our ideas for the Village Hub. If you are unfamiliar with our “Village Hub”, you can learn more about it on our website, here. We have chosen several dates to meet, and one is even a ZOOM call for the convenience of those of us who don’t want to […]
What does love do? Love shows up! So we hope you’ll join us for one of our fall stewardship conversations to hear an update about our Village Hub work, chat about where Good Sam’s is heading next, and share together some reflection on our “What Does Love Do?” theme.  We’ll offer the same discussion four different times: Saturday 10/23, 10:30 – […]
Are you looking for a little more joy in your life right now? Try gratitude. “In my 12 years of research on 11,000 pieces of data, I did not interview one person who had described themselves as joyful, who also did not actively practice gratitude,” writes Brene Brown, the University of Texas sociologist and motivational speaker (who also happens to be […]
“God created us because He thought we would like it,” writes Anne Lamott in her book Hallelujah, Anyway. She notes: “This stops me in my tracks. We would like it? Yes, of course we like the friendly, warm, or breathtaking parts of life. But it’s so hard for almost everyone here, the whole world over, let alone my own beloved. […]
While 2020 has taken us on a wild roller coaster ride, we as a community that loves, serves, and includes all people have experienced unexpected faith during these unexpected times. After all, who could have predicted seven months ago, we’d be engaging in thoughtful reflection questions each Sunday via Zoom, serving our neighbors through porch drops and from folding tables […]