Pastor Sam Nelson

Surfs Up!

I recently saw a reel on Instagram that talked about something called the Surfer Mentality which says: “Enjoy every ride while it lasts, there’s always another wave coming soon.”  Now, of course, blanket statements like this can’t be applied to every situation in life.  But taken with a grain of salt, and not as the …

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Both/And Theology

As you may have recently heard, we just finished cleaning out and organizing the attic in the sanctuary.  If you haven’t seen the highlight video of that process yet, make sure to scroll down to the Stewardship Stream article – you’re in for a treat!  And as I mentioned at the annual meeting, we have …

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Nature’s Community

Springtime Greetings Dear People of Bethlehem, Like most people, I tend to associate spring with nature – budding flowers, new stems shooting up from previously snow-covered plots (my Midwestern roots still clearly have an influence), and the glorious green of new growth.  I recently learned something interesting about plant behavior, specifically about how trees communicate …

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