How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.” Isaiah 52:7

Hello!

Hello! I am so excited to be able to introduce myself to you as your new Church Administrator. You may have seen me buzzing around the church during the last few weeks, or perhaps even when I was introduced to the congregation last week. I want to share a little...

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Good-bye and Thanks!

My dad… he knew that my heart first broke when I heard Session’s decision to close Glory Be. He saw it in my eyes again when it became clear that there just wasn’t enough time to find and secure a building to move the School to. That’s why as he...

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Bandanas, The Lion King, and a Plastic Ukulele

I did not like high school. The transition from a public junior high school to a private high school poses for a multitude of social barriers. In other words, I had little to no friends. The cliques had already been established since kindergarten and there was no way of penetrating...

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Finding My Passion

Growing up we are constantly told “find something that you’re passionate about” or “if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life” or “you can be anything you want to be”.  No pressure right? Well, when I was told this as a kid, I spent...

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Change – How Are We Doing?

At the Coeur d’Alene high school graduation of the class of 2018 the vice principal had a final comment for the graduates sitting in front of him. He reached into his pocket and pulled out a flip phone and remarked about how at the beginning of middle school in 2011...

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Go Out – Not Knowing

“He went out, not knowing where he was going.”   Hebrews 11:8 “Have you ever ‘gone out’ in this way?” is the question asked by Oswald Chambers in My Utmost for His Highest (for January 2 in an updated edition edited by James Reimann).    I know that many have...

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Letter to My Grandchildren

Dear Juliet and Richard, I’ve had so many memorable and defining life moments but there are two that stand out above all of the rest. Becoming a grandmother, two times over was definitely the best ever! I’m sure you’ve heard about how excited I was to become your grandmother, so...

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Spiritual Role Models

My friend, Frank Roth, joined Jesus in His Kingdom two weeks ago. I know this, because 2 Corinthians 4:13-14 tells us, It is written: “…With that same spirit of faith we also believe and therefore speak, because we know that the one who raised the Lord Jesus from the dead...

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Graduation Time!

 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 It is a busy time at our house right now. This is the year of two graduations: our son...

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​Dream Bigger

Way back in 2015 (remember 2015?), Pastor Craig assembled a “Dream Team” comprised of a cross-section of the congregation, to investigate God’s call on 1stPres. I was intrigued and curious as I watched them, from a support role, as they explored and tried to focus in on the voice of...

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