Devotions for March 31
March 31st, 2020
Today's devotion is written by Stacy Kutz, who sent it to our High School and College Students and shares it today with all of us:March Madness: CancelledDisneyland: ClosedClasses: Online or cancelled...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Watch and Pray, The fifth Week of Lent
March 30th, 2020
Satan dreads nothing but prayer.His one concern is to keep the saints from praying.He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, prayerless religion.He laughs at our toil, he mocks our wi...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Joy & Music
March 28th, 2020
"The most valuable thing the Psalms do for meis to express the same delight in Godwhich made David dance."                                                      – CS Lewis It is Saturday, and that mea...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Joy & Connections
March 27th, 2020
Happiness depends on happenings;joy depends on Christ.  I was filled with joy by images of some of our oldest and youngest members this week (photos below). Three are of Bill and Lois Batts. In a Face...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Joy & Forgiveness
March 26th, 2020
Joy is that deep settled confidencethat God is in control of every area of my life.                                                                    – Paul Sailhamer This morning’s reflection is so...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Joy & Dragons
March 25th, 2020
If it seems a childish thing to do,do it in remembrance that you are a child.                                                  – Frederick Buechner There is a saying in theater – never share the stage...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Joy & Gratitude
March 24th, 2020
When was the last time you laughed for the sheer joy of your salvation?People are not attracted to somber doctrines.There is no persuasive power in a gloomy and morbid religion.Let the world see your ...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Joy, The Fourth Week of Lent
March 23rd, 2020
Where others see but the dawn coming over the hill, I see the soul of God shouting for joy.—William Blake The fourth Sunday in Lent is my favorite. It is Laetare Sunday. Laetare means "Rejoice" in Lat...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Compline at St Mark’s
March 21st, 2020
from Anthony Spain, Music DirectorEvery Sunday evening at 9:30pm a service takes place in Seattle that includes mostly music from hundreds of years ago. Not the mega-hit one would expect today, and th...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Morning Devotion - March 19
March 20th, 2020
Today's mediation invites you to consider Artist David Hockney's painting released this week: "Do remember they can't cancel the spring" as you read Jesus' words from the sermon on the mount. (link to...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Sure Confidence
March 19th, 2020
If you are following my 5 Psalms / 1 Proverb a day trick, we are on Psalms 91-95 and Proverbs 19.Come, let us bow down in worship,  let us kneel before the Lord our Maker;for he is our God   and we ar...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Morning Devotion for March 18
March 18th, 2020
As we keep our eyes on the future, trusting God's faithfulness, elder Dee West shared this reading and verses:from Jesus Always, Embracing Joy in HIs Presence by Sarah Young."DO NOT DWELL ON THE PAST,...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner