Monthly Archives: June 2014

Mary, Martha, Ben, Angela, Fabian and Sophie

These are people we’ll hear more about on Sunday morning at Rainbow. That’s because our Mennonite Voluntary Service unit consisting of Ben, Angela, Fabian and Sophie, will be sharing about their MVS experience in Kansas City. The names Mary and … Continue reading

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Oh the joy (and fire)!

Hot Dogs In the Park was a fiery success with Terry Rouse and Clif Hostetler tending to the hot dogs (and experimental pizza!) and Riley Long providing entertainment for all! In between the applause and squeals of delight, the saying … Continue reading

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Am I doing this right?

Do you ever wonder if you are doing the right thing or doing something in the right way? Of course! We ALL carry around our share of self-doubt, concern, ethical quandaries, vexing questions, as well as a desire, even if … Continue reading

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$12,000 and WorshipArts

Recently Rainbow received one of 31 grants awarded by the Vital Worship Grant program of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Grand Rapids, Michigan, with funds provided by Lilly Endowment Inc. The 31 awarded grants represent 21 states, 2 provinces, … Continue reading

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F(read)om!

The parking lot at church is a lot fuller these days, the lines for the bathroom are longer, and there are a few more things on the walls in classrooms and in fellowship hall. That’s all because Freedom School begins … Continue reading

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Double the joy

At Easter I studied John 21. One detail that jumped out at me was that Thomas was called the Twin. Jacob and Esau of course were twins, as were Perez and Zerah (Genesis 38…a harrowing story in the Bible!) Were … Continue reading

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What the RMC search committee forgot to mention…

One year ago this fine group saw my potential and on behalf of RMC, invited me to be Rainbow’s pastoral candidate. Of course some of them left promptly on vacation and weren’t even there the Sunday I preached! Anyone who … Continue reading

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