March 2016

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FBC Grief Support Group

by judy

Many in our congregation have felt the loss of a relative or friend in the last several years. The grief we experience is very   individualized. How we feel, our struggles, and what we do during this time is deeply personal. We can share with one another what was helpful during this time. Also, there is no length […]

A Note from Pastor Jim

by judy

Dear Friends, We stand at a vantage point from which we can see Easter this week. We have walked with Jesus toward Jerusalem, meeting people along the way that he encountered. We met the widow who put her last two cents into the offering at the temple. We met the lawyer whom Jesus  confronted about his hypocrisy […]

A Note from Pastor Jim

by judy

Dear Friends, Back in the late 1930’s a German Lutheran pastor named Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote a book about grace called “The Cost of  Discipleship.” Having witnessed the violent excesses of the Nazi party, he wondered why so many religious leaders in Germany could proclaim God’s grace and forgiveness without talking about repentance or the consequences of […]