Month: May 2024

A Theology of Nearness

One thing that had imprinted on my brain since early childhood was a Sesame Street lesson where Grover teaches the difference between “Near” and “Far”.  Every young child can relate to the physical distance and separation from their parents to whom they have clung since birth.  It is visceral, and we don’t even have to think about it.  As we grow …

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Ministry Overview: Worship

 Hello there, dear family of God!  Our Communications Director (and my dear friend) Whitney recently informed me that GRC has received in 90+ new members (adult and children’s communicant) over the last year and half. Praise God! I’ll use the space below to give you a sort of “overview” of the GRC Worship Ministry, one that is hopefully edifying for …

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A Changed Heart

I am one of two, soon to be three, deaconesses at GRC. My primary role on the Diaconate has been to work with Mercy Fund applicants who are seeking financial assistance mostly with rent and utilities. This is work that impacts the lives of many people we serve, but as with any work we do, it impacts and changes us …

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Milestones of Grace

Hello GRC! Who doesn’t love a great celebration?  For little ones, a birthday brings tons of delight:  in the attention, the presents, the gathering of friends and family singing to you, before you alone get to blow out the candles!   For the older among us, who may not relish another year passing or another patch of hair turning gray, the milestones still come.  Maybe an …

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