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Watered Gardens

04.15.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

From Rev. Tamara Walker, Pastor of Congregational Care: Watered GardensBy Joyce Rupp - May I Have This Dance? God of little buds just now wearing green sleeves,God of lilac limbs all full with signs of flowering,God of fields plowed and black...

    Memories of Another Time

    04.14.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

    Another day is here, and we continue moving forward. Or, maybe it feels like we’re spinning wheels. The recent rains have seemed to emphasize for us Southern Californians that we are to remain indoors as much as possible, further...

      How Long?

      04.13.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

      “How long was he supposed to be in there?” “It’s the third day, right?” “I wish we would’ve listened more closely... how long will all this last?” While Easter has happened and Christ has indeed...

        Butterflies - Symbols of Hope & Endurance

        04.12.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

        This video shows the life cycle of Monarch butterflies from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly. Butterflies are symbols of endurance, change, hope and life. This Easter I want to share my pictures of these beautiful creatures from my home and...

          What I Can Control

          04.06.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

          As our time of Physical Distancing drags on; if you are anything like me, the days are blurring together. Some of us might be sticking to a schedule or routine, others are just simply taking it a day at a time. Whatever is working for you, the...

            Palm Sunday 2020

            04.05.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

            Palm Sunday 2020 Jesus answered them, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much...


              04.02.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

              I don’t know about you, but it feels like I am stumbling around in the dark a lot. We’re trying to find new ways to work, new ways to connect with friends and family, new ways to be the church, and I’m frustrated with pain of...

                Neighborhood Art Walk in Corona Times

                04.01.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

                So I woke up this foggy morning to another stay-at-home Corona day. I convinced myself that I really should go for a walk and before I changed my mind, I managed to get myself into my sweats that I mostly live in these days, made some tea and...

                Count Your Blessings

                03.30.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

                We are stuck at home for weeks, how can we remain hopeful and engaged? Let us focus on the positive! One year, my son attended a preschool which required the parents to take turns working in the classroom. In addition to learning good ways to...

                  Stay Positive

                  03.29.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

                  “Think positively and exercise daily, eat healthy, work hard, stay strong, build faith, worry less, read more, and be happy.”— Unknown These are the practices I am trying to incorporate into my daily life while abiding by the...