Of Prayers for 2017…

In 2016 I encouraged you all to join with me in praying three prayers: 1) that Jesus would be Lord of Gardens Presbyterian Church; 2) that the Holy Spirit would come in great and greater abundance and power to Gardens Presbyterian Church; 3) and the Spirit of God...

Of a Sprouting Branch…

During Advent it is most appropriate to spend time reading and reflecting on the Old Testament – in particular – the words of the Prophets who wrote to call Israel into a faithful relationship with their YHWH God, to remind Israel of God’s faithfulness,...

Of Being a Part of the Mission…

This Sunday during worship at GPC we will dedicate our Faith Promises.  Faith Promises are what we at Gardens call our pledges and they are our opportunity to be apart of God’s ongoing mission at Gardens Presbyterian through our financial contributions and...

Of Details for this Weekend…

Howdy All! Our church wide ministry and mission assessment through our partners at Ministry Architects is almost upon us.  They will be here in just two days.  I’m thrilled with the sign ups for the listening groups.  Thanks to you all who have signed up for...

Of Congregational Details and the Calendar…

Well Sunday was fun! I loved being able to worship to the sounds of the steel drum, enjoy some amazing home made Caribbean food, and spend the time worshiping the Lord and enjoying each other’s company and friendship during Caribbean Sunday.  Our experience of Jesus...

Of “Midnight Bread…” (Part 3)

“Imagine that one of you has a friend and you go to that friend in the middle of the night.  Imagine saying to that friend, loan me three loaves of bread because another friend of mine on a journey has arrived, and I have nothing to set before him.” Luke...