The Trinity of Love | May 30, 2021

Rev. Dr. Helen Svoboda-Barber My seminary experience was full of learning and possibilities and tools.  I only remember two or three admonitions to avoid some things, and I’m failing at avoiding everything I’ve been told to avoid.   Our Pastoral Studies Professor Charlie Cook repeatedly told us, “Don’t poll the congregation.  Just don’t poll the congregation.”  … Continue reading The Trinity of Love | May 30, 2021

Get Ready for the Spirit to Show Up | May 23, 2021 – Pentecost

Rev. Dr. Helen Svoboda-Barber Today is Pentecost.  It feels odd not to be gathering in person to celebrate Pentecost for a second year in a row.  And yet, when we really think about it, this is not a bad way to celebrate Pentecost.  For the past 14 months, we’ve been living similar to how the disciples … Continue reading Get Ready for the Spirit to Show Up | May 23, 2021 – Pentecost