We. Are. Fam-i-ly.

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen “My church is like a family!” It’s the most frequent answer I get when I ask what people like about their congregation. “We feel like a family.” There’s much to celebrate in that statement. We imagine families as places of care, deep and ongoing relationships, loving acceptance. “Family is a life [...]

2019-02-04T17:38:25-06:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: From the Bishop|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mystery, Passion, and Piano Lessons

By Rev. John Hulden, Assistant to the Bishop I took piano lessons from my dear, dear Mother. Besides being the church organist/soloist/choir director in many of my dad’s parishes, my Mom also had many piano students. I’m sure I was her worst student. I never practiced. Ever. My guess … by the time she got [...]

2017-07-18T20:01:53-06:00November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |