Pastor’s Blog

Our Roots in the ‘Root January 2015

What mattered then matters now: meeting friends, working together, sharing food, bringing up our young with good, sturdy values and habits, being community across and through ethnic heritage, generations, and geography. When our Scandinavian forebears settled in the United States, they longed for Lutefisk, their “old country” staple: plentiful, cheap, and kept forever (literally!). They …

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Leaving Room

“Don’t forget to leave room for dessert!” What sweet words from the best of holiday meals…or from summer suppertimes when there’s fresh peach pie in the oven. I’ve never been good at leaving room—room in my schedule, room on my shelves, or room in my tummy. I love to fill the time of my life …

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