Caring in Time of Grief

Caring in Time of Grief

When the church receives word of the death of one of our members, the volunteers on our Bereavement Committee take action. The volunteers on call pick up a small pre-selected, pre-paid meal from Strossner’s Bakery and take it to the family of the recently deceased...
Sabbatical

Sabbatical

Jesus’s best advice was often wordless. As he quietly moved back and forth between the solitude and the multitude, he modeled healthy spirituality for all of us. We belong to the multitude. We were designed for communal life in all its messiness and joy. Social...
Grief Support Group 2019

Grief Support Group 2019

Are you experiencing the grief of living without a loved one? Are you interested in meeting with others from your church and community who have also experienced loss? Beginning Wednesday, October 9, and lasting through Wednesday, November 13, I will be leading a grief...

Culture of Caring at FBG

Back in 2017, one of our members had a stroke which limited his mobility and temporarily left him confused about where he was and who was visiting him. As we made daily visits to his hospital room and engaged him in a little conversation, we realized that even though...
Kendra Returns to Work

Kendra Returns to Work

The time has come for my return! Spending time with my little family has been glorious, and at the same time, I’m looking forward to offering pastoral care and counseling to you folks again and joining you for worship and community events. My first day back in the...
It’s Baby Time

It’s Baby Time

Unless Baby Boy Plating decides to make his debut early, my last day of work before maternity leave will be this Sunday, February 17th. I am so excited to be spending 12 weeks at home with baby – recovering, bonding, bouncing, burping, learning about each other and...

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