Category: Fr. Birch

  • October 5, 2023

    Adult Formation  The votes are in and it seems that, with a clear majority, meeting Sundays after the 10:30 service is the best time for the most people. We will […]

  • September 28, 2023

      This fall for Adult formation we will be discussing and learning about end-of-life issues from a Christian perspective. The class is intended not only for those of us in […]

  • September 21, 2023

    Disturbances to predictable routines always cause stress and anxiety.   As I write, I am in Ohio working with my mother to upend everything that had become routine in her life. […]

  • September 14, 2023

    I understand that several in the congregation were disturbed by my sermon this past Sunday. The theme was the criticality of our corporate and communal relationship with God vis a […]

  • August 17, 2023

    New food pantry – Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard  Last week, thanks to the efforts of Alex Daniel, we installed a new food pantry along the sidewalk near Hospitality village. It is […]

  • August 10, 2023

      Don’t forget the Pride March is this Saturday, August 12, beginning at 9:00 am at Kesey Square, the intersection of Broadway and Willamette. By 8:30 am I will be […]

  • August 3, 2023

    Next Saturday, August 12, is Eugene’s Pride Festival. The celebration includes a day long festival at Alton Baker Park with booths, vendors, entertainment and a joyous reminder that love is […]

  • July 20, 2023

    I’m not pondering anything particularly ponderous this week, just a couple things to be aware of: The Memorial Service for Jane Smith will be this Saturday, July 22 at 10:00 am. […]

  • July 13, 2023

      For the last couple weeks I have been sorting through the bibles, prayer books, and hymnals from Resurrection’s library. We have about a dozen different translations and paraphrases. Many […]