Finding Peace in Chaos

Author: Emily Martin, Social Justice Intern As some of you may know, I’ve been attending Bellevue First Congregational since September through the UCC’s Justice Leadership Program (JLP) where I also work for Earth Ministry. This month marks the halfway point of JLP. It has been...
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Making a Budget

Author: Lisa Horst Clark, Pastor I know for many folks at our Winter Congregational meeting, the question may be “Is the budget balanced?” And if the answer is “yes”, the reply is “let’s have more pie!’ But I want to give you a glimpse of some of the conversations that went into...
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Making Art

Author: Lisa Horst Clark, Pastor There have been times in these last months when my social media feed has alternated between the outraged, the despairing, and occasional pictures of babies. In the midst of this, that I saw a friend post “I can’t wait to see the art...
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“Light a Campfire and Everyone’s a Storyteller.” -John Geddes

  Author: Cristina Airaghi, Pastor The weather report for January is looking bitter cold; which is ideal weather to sit before a roaring fire with a mug of hot chocolate and fuzzy slippers. You won’t see me at church this coming Sunday morning because I will be warming my...
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Gratitude

Author: Lisa Horst Clark, Pastor The week between Christmas and New Years is often a quiet one-and so I want to fill it with gratitude! With the blur of preparations for Christmas, there are many folks who put in time and energies, and I wanted to take a moment to highlight the...
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