Discussions around faith & spirituality from Central MA by a Lutheran Pastor
It has been a banner couple of weeks in this way simply through our shut-ins. The experience noted in this writing comes from meeting with another octogenarian and one who deals with…Continue
Posted by Rev. Andrew H. Borden on August 27, 2014 at 4:13pm
One gal I visit has one of those old wooden folding chairs that I set up to sit on when I stop by. You know the type? Decades ago they were the staple of every church, synagogue and civic center needing on-demand seating. I have fond memories of events I attended at my dad’s parishes where these chairs were…Continue
Posted by Rev. Andrew H. Borden on August 20, 2014 at 3:56pm
On the last sunny day before a storm system moved in I officiated at the memorial service of a late octogenarian member. However, the burial was scheduled to take place the next day because of the cemetery’s tactics for charging extra fees in opening/closing of graves after 2:30PM.
The next day had…Continue
Posted by Rev. Andrew H. Borden on August 13, 2014 at 12:14pm
The news from the eastern Mediterranean is increasingly disturbing. All of the back and forth with rockets and other deadly harassing force between Israel’s military and radicalized Palestinians goes against the core of humanity: justice and mercy. And I worry for colleagues and their…Continue
Posted by Rev. Andrew H. Borden on July 31, 2014 at 3:21pm
So, when I got to church early this morning I noticed a strange odor coming from the chapel area and my office (on the other side of the wall). I checked out both areas and nothing really seemed…Continue
Started by Rev. Andrew H. Borden Jun 1, 2011.