Don’t miss my State of the Church address

Thirty years ago I was listening to President Bush give the State of the Union address. The governor then gave the State of the State and the mayor the State of the City. I thought, “Why can’t a preacher do the same thing with the church?” To my mind, my thought was so original and… Continue reading Don’t miss my State of the Church address

We have a good group guiding us

Our Annual Meeting on Saturday, January 29 at 9 a.m. in the sanctuary will be a celebration: record-setting financial giving to the church, great volunteer leadership, expansion of our social justice ministry, hope for tomorrow. Having said that, every time I start to think that I have this Covid thing figured out, a new wave… Continue reading We have a good group guiding us

Annual Meetings at The Palms are never boring.

Our Annual Meeting is this Saturday, January 30 at 9 a.m. on Bridges. Annual Meetings at The Palms are rarely boring, humdrum, or same-old-same-old stuff. Each one takes on its own personality. Some elements within the meetings are the similar: We hear of budgets and activities; I stand up and give my State-of-the-Church Address which interprets… Continue reading Annual Meetings at The Palms are never boring.