Women’s History Month celebrates the significant, and often unsung, contributions women have made and continue to make to shape our communities, our country and our world. This month we also begin the season of Lent, a time to reflect, repent … Continue reading March 1, 2019Continue reading →
Dear Lakeshore Family, Today marks the first day of our month long celebration of African American history, culture and contributions to our country. As an invitation to learn some history, we have reproduced the biographies Reverend Carolyn Matthews compiled last … Continue reading Celebrating African American HistoryContinue reading →
John describes baptism with the elemental symbols of water, wind and fire, evoking the importance of cleansing, receiving the breath of God and ongoing transformation. May these symbols continue to shape our identities as followers of God.
I am deeply grateful for the prayers and support of Lakeshore as I traveled to Bethlehem in December to hear from the Palestinian Christian community about their struggles and how the international Christian community can stand in solidarity and partnership … Continue reading January 3, 2019Continue reading →
Pastor Tanner shares from her recent travels to Bethlehem and what she learned from the Palestinian community about hope in times of despair.
It’s easy to be thankful on Thanksgiving, the trick is to remain thankful the other 364 days of the year.
Last October, I traveled to Israel/Palestine as part of a delegation whose goal was to unite resistance movements challenging the multitude of walls and barriers separating people, groups, cultures and races. I went as a representative of Interfaith Movement for … Continue reading September 27, 2018Continue reading →