last month, we have made some definitive moves toward change. For example, at
Easter, we had one service instead of two. Our Relaunch Team and Trustees
helped us navigate a complex set of stressors. The result of that work was a
new plan to welcome our community into worship and fellowship.
enjoyed a fellowship meal and celebrated with a group of four high school
seniors and one college graduate. Ms. Barbie used a children’s book to remember
their growing up, celebra...
Since moving to Marvell, we have been embarking on a
concerted campaign to improve the yard at the parsonage. My friends at Superior
Lawn Service have been a big part of that. Periodically they spray fertilizer
or post-emergent to keep weeds and undesirable grasses to a minimum.
When the tree was trimmed last year, a good deal of canopy
got removed, allowing sun on previously bare places. In addition, every year, I
fertilize the backyard and try to relocate the trampoline often enough to