March 1, 2017 ~ Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Matthew 6.1-6 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 The spacious rolling hills of southeastern Minnesota create a distinct agricultural tapestry during the spring planting season. Sections of turned earth become the rich, black, loam squares offset by the lighter fallow acres of a flowing checkerboard of fields that roll on for miles. It was near […]

Continue reading

November 13, 2016 ~ Rev. Mark Lingle

Pentecost 26C Luke 21.5-19 Sunday, November 13, 2016 Regardless of your political persuasion, the recent election probably elicited moments for both sides that allowed people to connect with those gathered around Jesus in today’s gospel. The issue that we all hold in common? Nothing less than the end of the world! Jesus portends the signs […]

Continue reading

October 9, 2016 ~ Rev. Mark Lingle

Pentecost 22C Luke 17. 11-19 Sunday, October 9, 2016 Please click on headphones icon, above right, to hear this sermon. “You have a cataract,” was the simple and, clearly, the obvious response given the evidence of the eye specialist that I saw last fall. To my ears, the specialist was saying, “You are OLD!” Cataracts? […]

Continue reading

Della Florence Walsh passed away at the age of 73 at her residence in Stamford, CT on Wednesday, August 3, 2016. She was born August 24, 1942 in Westport, CT to Francis A. Walsh and Lois Landino. She enjoyed going into NYC and spending time with her grandchildren, as well as spending time at Harvey’s […]

Continue reading

Sunday, August 7, 2016 In her famous Oscar acceptance speech for best actress in Places in the Heart, Sally Field has been remembered to have said, “You like me.  You really, really like me.”  The statement became an instant cultural phenomenon, with everyone from Madonna, to Bill Clinton to pro wrestlers and any number of […]

Continue reading