March 12, 2020 – PASTORAL LETTER RE: COVID-19

Pastoral Letter From Rev. Nancy and Rev. Carla Re: COVID-19 Dear Friends,                                                                                                  March 12, 2020   It has been quite a newsworthy week with so much information coming our way about the spread of COVID-19.  We wanted to let you know about precautions we are taking at the

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When Bushes Burn and Angels Appear

When Bushes Burn and Angels Appear

                          September 24,  2017 | Exodus 2 | Rev. Nancy Talbot   Last week we started a 10 week series on the story of the Exodus, one of the foundational narratives for people of both

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Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife

                  September 17, 2017 | Exodus 1: 8-2:10 | Rev. Nancy Talbot   Today we begin our series on the story of the Exodus, one of the foundational narratives in both the Jewish and Christian traditions.  The next several

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Intended for Good

Intended for Good

                        August 27, 2017 | Genesis 50: 15 – 21  | Rev. Nancy Talbot The last two Sundays we’ve been looking at the story of Joseph and his brothers.  We’ve talked about how even a bit

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Preserving Life

Preserving Life

August 20, 2017 | Genesis 45: 1-15  | Rev. Nancy Talbot Yesterday a rally planned at Vancouver City Hall.  It was organized by a group called the Cultural Action Party whose platform includes anti-immigration and specifically anti-Muslim policies all in the name of preserving “traditional Canadian values.” 

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Breaking the Chain

Breaking the Chain

                August 13, 2017 | Genesis 37: 1-28  | Rev. Nancy Talbot   This summer I’ve been watching the series “13 Reasons Why” on Netflix.  It’s a drama about a high school student named Hannah Baker who records a box

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What is your name?

What is your name?

August 6, 2017 | Genesis 32: 22-31 | Nancy Talbot We’ve all heard the saying “sticks and stones can break my bones but names can never hurt me.” If you’ve ever been called or called yourself fat, or stupid, slow or old, or any number of derogatory names

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Take a Seat

Take a Seat

                        June 25, 2017 | Luke 14: 1, 7-14 | Rev. Nancy Talbot   One of the sure signs summer has arrived in my household is the moment I turn on the television and see that

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Touchstones

Touchstones

                  June 18, 2017 | 1 Samuel 1-49 | Rev. Nancy Talbot Most, if not all of us are pretty familiar with the story of David and Goliath.  At least we’re familiar with the part of the story where

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Finding Joy

Finding Joy

                      May 21, 2017 | Matthew 13:44, John 15: 9-11 | Rev. Nancy Talbot   Several years ago I went through a time when almost everything in my life felt like a challenge.  There were things I

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