Rev. Jimmie Scott This week on the road ahead, I received an unexpected reminder of the poignant hymn, “Blest Be the Tie That Binds.” John Fawcett wrote the hymn in 1773. Over the years the hymn has taken on many meanings. But underneath the many different meanings attached to it, are some solid … [Read more...] about Light for the Road Ahead
Jennifer "Birdie" Shawker Today on the road ahead, I’m thinking about persistence. My faith background is more of a mixed up Heinz 57 sauce than an elegant pesto. My mother was a Methodist, my father is a Zen Buddhist. Years ago, when my 7 year old child and I just happened to be in … [Read more...] about Light for the Road Ahead
Rev. Jimmie Scott This week on the road ahead the topic is connections. Ironically, just as I finished the previous sentence, a friend and colleague texted me to inform me that another friend of ours was killed in a plane crash. The grief of the moment is only surpassed by my knowledge that our … [Read more...] about Light for the Road Ahead
“Giving From the Heart” with Jennifer Llamas and the UCSA Youth This Sunday, June 30, at 11:00 AM, you are invited to see our young people take the lead in sharing their prosperity wisdom with us. Through spoken word, musical talent, volunteerism, and fellowship, our children, teens, and families … [Read more...] about This Sunday at UCSA June 30, 2019 11:00 a.m.
Rev. Jimmie Scott While driving through the beautiful white mountains of Arizona a few years ago, I found myself in awe of their beauty and majesty. The way the sun and shadows integrated into their landscape reminded me how intricate the creativity of Mother Nature is. The diversity of her … [Read more...] about Light for the Road Ahead