(See Hyde Park’s pastoral statement at the end of this message)Many congregations gathered on Monday at The Portico for the Hillsborough Organization for Progress and Equality‘s Justice Ministry Celebration. We…

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Friday ContemplationThings are cooking at The Portico. Here are a number of the exciting developments that I hope you will be a part of:New Time & Name. The Gathering meets…

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EASTER: Wow, what a morning! The Sunrise Service at Water Works Park was beautiful and powerful. Over 450 people gathered in a beautiful space to remember and respond to the…

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Friday ContemplationI am super pumped for all of the things going on at The Portico. Sunday is The Gathering at 10:30 and The Community Meal. We are building Mindi’s house.…

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Friday Contemplation: Forgiveness is complicated! Everyone wants it, but not everyone offers it (especially when others aren’t remorseful). Rembrandt’s masterpiece tells one of my favorite stories in the Bible from…

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Friday Contemplation: Find your part! Each piece of the above wall/mosaic makes up the whole. The Apostle Paul (aka Saul) flushes this “every part matters” idea out in a few…

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Friday Contemplation: Spring Forward! Sunday the clocks move up at 2 a.m. to 3. Join The Gathering on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and the Community Meal at noon. Usually I…

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