Pat Bruns

“Life is Such a Fragile Gift…and Precious.”

With Love from Pat September 2, 2016   Dear Friends, A couple of thoughts on the first Friday of September: Last Saturday, August 27, Sandi Zeigler’s sister, Joan Watson, died following surgery. Joan’s death was sudden and unexpected. Everyone is still in shock. Joan’s Memorial Service is Saturday, September 3, at 11:00 am at the […]

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The Pentecost Story is the Story Our World Needs Now

With Love from Pat Friday, May 13, 2016 This Sunday (May 15) is called Pentecost Sunday. We will read the story of the first day of Pentecost found in Acts 2:1-21, and we’ll think about what that first day of Pentecost has to do with this year’s day of Pentecost. Jesus had been executed by […]

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The Paradoxes of the Easter Story

With Love from Pat Friday, March 25, 2016   We’re coming close to the end of our Holy Week journey toward Easter. Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter—all of Holy Week—is jam-packed with meaning. In fact, I believe this week is filled with more meaning than we can ever possibly absorb or imagine. As […]

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Celebrating 19 Years of Welcoming Everyone on March 6

With Love from Pat On Sunday, March 6th, our 10:30 am worship service will celebrate our nineteenth Anniversary of becoming a United Methodist Reconciling Congregation. On March 4, 1997, our church family decided to live out our faith fully and to intentionally reach out to our sisters and brothers who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, […]

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Attention Homes Sleep Out for Homeless Youth Thursday, 11/13

UPDATE FROM OUR FRIENDS AT ATTENTION HOMES, 11/12/14: “We have had many inquiries as to whether or not SLEEP OUT will take place. While we will not cancel the event for any reason, we want to stress that it is up to each sleeper to decide at what level they wish to participate. The whole […]

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Attention Homes Sleep Out Coming Thursday, 11/13

UPDATE FROM OUR FRIENDS AT ATTENTION HOMES, 11/12/14: “We have had many inquiries as to whether or not SLEEP OUT will take place. While we will not cancel the event for any reason, we want to stress that it is up to each sleeper to decide at what level they wish to participate. The whole […]

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Baseball and God: Join Pat Tuesday, 8/26

Last summer, our senior pastor, Pat Bruns, led a three-week series on John Sexton’s book, Baseball as a Road to God: Seeing Beyond the Game; the group definitely talked about Sexton’s book but also used it as a jumping off point to discuss baseball and spirituality in a broader context. It was so much fun […]

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Pat’s Summer Conversation Group Wraps Up Tuesday, July 1

This summer, our senior pastor, Pat Bruns, is leading a 3-week conversation centered around Kent Haruf’s book, Benediction, beginning Tuesday, June 17, and continuing June 24 and July 1. Each meeting will be 6:30-8:00 pm on the church patio, and we’ll begin each evening with ice cream. Writer Kent Haruf knows a thing or two […]

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