Green Tip #34 – “Green Remodeling?”

GREEN REMODELING? by Barbara Roberts My title has a question mark because whether or not a home remodel can be environmentally friendly is definitely a question. After completing a 7-1/2 month whole house remodel, I can tell you that the answer is – yes, and no. Could someone actually do a whole remodel with sustainable,… Read more »

ST. ANDREW E-NEWS 06/29/22

Note from Nicole This coming Sunday… Dear St. Andrew Community, For years I’ve encountered the same challenge so many of my colleagues have also faced, namely whether or not to “preach politics” from the pulpit. The first challenge is the phrase, “preach politics”. Most of my colleagues and I have never woken up and said… Read more »

ST. ANDREW E-NEWS 06/22/22

Note from Nicole This coming Sunday… Dear St. Andrew Community, Henry James is quoted as having said, “Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” And the Dali Lama once said, “Kindness is my religion.” In our… Read more »

ST. ANDREW E-NEWS 06/15/22

Note from Nicole This coming Sunday… Dear St. Andrew Community,  This Sunday is Acoustic Sunday and our scripture comes from 1 Kings 19:1-15a and Luke 8:26-39.  Both scriptures have a moment when I imagined the protagonists dropping to their knees. Kneeling in prayer is a common practice in some churches. To this day, when I… Read more »

ST. ANDREW E-NEWS 06/08/22

Note from Nicole This coming Sunday… Dear St. Andrew Community, This Sunday is Trinity Sunday. The Trinity, (God in three persons along with Christ and Spirit) is one of the great teachings of the church, and yet, for all the books and dissertations that attempt to explain it, the Trinity remains somewhat of a mystery… Read more »

Green Tip #33 – Watch the Documentary “Kiss the Ground”

by Dave Haflich In order to try and encourage people to view “Kiss the Ground”, the documentary shown at the church during Earth Care month, I watched it for the third time yesterday.  It took me, using rewind and taking 7 pages of notes, almost 4 hours to watch its 80 minutes.  And for the… Read more »