Posts by Yvette Pfeiffer

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The Messenger – February 2020

by Yvette Pfeiffer

BEHOLD, SAYS THE LORD in Revelation, I make all things new. So he does. As the first apostles were called and immediately left their nets to follow Jesus, so we are called to live a new life when we follow him. Our Saviour has begun a process of congregational renewal called THRIVE. We have good leaders and good ideas. But we […]

The Messenger – December 2019

by Yvette Pfeiffer

How did it get so late so soon? That is the question posed by one of America’s most famous Lutherans, the late Theodore S. Geisel, known to his many enthusiasts as Dr. Seuss: How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how […]

The Messenger – November 2019

by Yvette Pfeiffer

Gerard Manley Hopkins, a Roman Catholic priest, once wrote a short poem about a young girl saddened by the way leaves change color in autumn, then shrivel and fall from the tree: Margaret, are you grieving  Over Goldengrove unleaving? He explains to his young friend that as she grows, this annual display will no longer […]