Milk River Canoe Trip Deadline

If we are going to have a special trip to the Milk River and Writing-on-Stone Park June 22 to 24, I need your commitments by Monday, April 9.  It normally takes at least 2 months to plan a successful canoe trip for a group of people. If you are planning to participate...

Shifts to Jim’s Activities

Reflecting on responses to what I have been doing and looking ahead to the remainder of my time with St. Andrew’s, here are shifts to what I am doing. I am dropping all my planned discussion groups as the coming of spring seems to be giving people too many other...

New Discussion Group / New Time

Last evening we finished the discussion group looking at Darwin, Divinity, and Dance of the Cosmos.  If some people want to discuss it some more before I leave at the end of June, I am open to setting up one or more meetings to do that.  Now I am starting a new Monday...

Lectionary Study for Lent

Scripture Studies for Lent, 2018 Tuesday, February 20, 2018: Winning by Losing–Mark 8:31-38; 9:1; John 12:24-26 Tuesday, February 27, 2018: Temples and Worship:John 2:13-22 Tuesday, March 6: Born of Spirit:  John 3:1-21 Tuesday, March 13: The Time has Come: John...
Support our Coldest Night of the Year Team!

Support our Coldest Night of the Year Team!

 Coldest Night of the Year. The Annual Walk on Saturday, February 24, 2018 to raise funds for Bankview apartments and Feed the Hungry. You are welcome to join our church’s team called the  “Deer Park & St. Andrew’s UC A Team” in support of these important...
February Phone Out

February Phone Out

I have six volunteers so far who are able to phone a total of 75 to 90 people.  I believe we need to phone close to 250 households, so would appreciate more volunteers for this one-time only phone out.  I hope to have a final draft of the script for the phone out...

United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week

February 1 to 7 is United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week.  It starts on Thursday with opening ceremony in the Atrium at City Hall at 6 pm and continues with a serious of special events and open houses.  One of those open houses will be at St. Andrew’s...
Update For Darwin, Divinity and Dance of the Cosmos

Update For Darwin, Divinity and Dance of the Cosmos

I am offering the following updated information for the study of Darwin, Divinity and Dance of the Cosmos.  If you have not been part of the discussion, but are still interested in participating, please feel free to join us on Mondays at 7:00 pm at St. Andrew’s...
Pageant in Photos

Pageant in Photos

Thank you to all our actors — children, teenagers and adults — and to the many parents and adults who made our Pageant possible in their volunteering and preparations for the annual Christmas pageant. Below are photos from the Pageant presented in the...

Jim on Holidays January 6 to January 21

This is a post to let people know that i will be in Costa Rica from January 7 through January 21, and will be back in the office, God and circumstances allowing, near noon on January 22.  I plan to do mostly visiting for January 3 and 4th, so, if you would like me to...