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We must grow
up in every way into him who is the head, into
Christ, from whom the whole body, joined and knit
together by every ligament with which it is
equipped, as each part is working properly, promotes
the body's growth in building itself up in love.
The Apostle Paul points to
the human body as also a metaphor for the church,
which is the body of Christ. So Easter teaches not
just that the physical body of Jesus was raised, but
that the church ever rises up as the risen body of
One of my great joys
in ministry is to care for this local body of
Christ. This body comes together visibly in worship,
and stretches and exercises as its members each make
a positive difference in the wider community.
particular joy is to accompany members of the body
of Christ in and through milestones of faith. What a
privilege I have to be part of every baptism here!
What an honor to be part of a young person's first
Communion (congratulations, Katelyn). What a great
joy to be part of the Confirmation of seven young
people here on May 5 (blessings and congratulations
to Fawn, Gracie, Max, Taya, Marissa, Michelle, and
get to be part of weddings at which a couple begins
their married life, and I get to be part of funerals
at which we thank God for a holy and precious life,
and participate in that person's home-going.
- 1 Corinthians 12:26
Thank you for ALL the many
opportunities to share one another's milestones,
joys, and burdens.
It's what we do here!