Lost in Wonder

(But Still Paying Attention)

Easter 7C Ascension Sunday, May 12, 2013

By Susan Rothenberg | May 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Empty Spaces Filled By Love John 17:20-26 20”I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through their word, 21that they may all be one. As you, Father, are in me and I am in you, may they also be in us, so that the…

Read More

“I come to the end — I am still with you” Psalm 139:1-18

By Susan Rothenberg | May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Late last night, long time member, Betty Jane Robertson, died at St. Barnabas Nursing Home in Gibsonia.  As you may know, B.J. fell in her home a few months ago and has been struggling in her recovery. Arrangements are not yet made, but will include a memorial service at Emsworth U.P. Church.   Please keep…

Read More

Easter 6C , May 5, 2013

By Susan Rothenberg | May 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Healing or Heresy?” John 5:1-9 After this there was a festival of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 2Now in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate there is a pool, called in Hebrew Beth-zatha, which has five porticoes. 3In these lay many invalids—blind, lame, and paralyzed. 5One man was there who had been ill…

Read More

Easter 5C, April 28, 2013

By Susan Rothenberg | Apr 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Birds of a Feather” Acts 11:1-18 Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. 2So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, 3saying, “Why did you go to uncircumcised men and eat with them?” 4Then Peter began to…

Read More

What’s Happening? — Late April/May

By Susan Rothenberg | Apr 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

            Special thank you to Dawn Bowman for spending last Wednesday evening with us showing her slides of her mission trip to Cuba earlier this year.  Midweeks are scheduled to return to our standard format April 17 through the end of May.  We gather at 6 p.m. for dinner, followed at 6:30 by lectionary-based…

Read More

Easter 4C, April 21, 2013

By Susan Rothenberg | Apr 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

“The Wrong Question” Acts 9:36-43 Now in Joppa there was a disciple whose name was Tabitha, which in Greek is Dorcas. She was devoted to good works and acts of charity. At that time she became ill and died. When they had washed her, they laid her in a room upstairs. Since Lydda was near…

Read More