YES Sends Youth to Serve

YES Sends Youth to Serve

On Saturday, July 27, 40 young people from Dayton’s Region Seven Parishes fanned out in teams across the city to participate in YES, Youth Elect Service, as they pulled weeds, cleaned out attics and mowed lawns, all in Jesus’ name. YES in Dayton was an offshoot of the...

With God, All Things are Possible

One of the victims of last weekend’s shooting in Dayton’s Oregon District was Nicholas Cumer, age 25, a Pennsylvania native who had just accepted a job at Dayton’s Maple Tree Cancer Alliance. From all accounts, Nicholas was excited about his new job, and the people at...
Fear Not, Little Flock

Fear Not, Little Flock

Today’s Bible readings deal with the journey of life and preparedness. Faith in God certainly gives hope for a destiny to come. Yes, our outlook on life requires a strong faith in God and though it may not offer all the answers, it gives enough of them to enable us to...
A Response to the Shooting in Dayton

A Response to the Shooting in Dayton

We share the grief, shock, sadness, bewilderment and anger that many of our neighbors in Dayton are feeling after the shooting early Sunday morning that killed nine and injured 27. The Oregon District, where the shooting took place, is just a half mile from our...
Less Is More. It Really Is

Less Is More. It Really Is

The three readings for this Sunday ask us to look at what we have. I do not mean to look inward at yourself and your talents/gifts. The three readings ask us to look at what we have as our material possessions and what real value we should put on them. In the first...
Lord, Teach Us to Pray

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

Jesus was praying. He was a man of prayer. His disciples saw that, so they asked him to teach them to pray. Today we might make the same request. And what does he teach us? First of all, that God is our Father and wants to give us good gifts. He tells them to look at...