Blog Posts in the “Newsletter Articles” Category

Youth Corner, May 2013

Published May 6, 2013 by

A 2004 movie called Garden State shares the story of how the main character struggles to face the complex emotional layers of his mother’s death, whose funeral is the only […]

Phil’s Thoughts, May 2013

Published May 6, 2013 by

Both our sponsoring denominations, the Presbyterian Church USA and the United Methodist Church, are “learned clergy” traditions. This means that pastors prepare for ministry through graduate education. This includes study […]

Youth Corner, April 2013

Published April 9, 2013 by

Greetings! This month, I will step aside and let the DNA (Douglas, Northern Light, Aldersgate) Youth Group members speak for themselves. On March 16, twelve DNA members gathered to learn […]

Phil’s Thoughts, April 2013

Published April 9, 2013 by

Last month I was one of the speakers at the Juneau Choose Respect Rally. Choose Respect is an initiative of the Governor’s office to stem the tide of domestic violence […]

Youth corner, Feburary 2013

Published February 2, 2013 by

Greetings! I am happy to report a fantastic result of the DNA Youth Group’s overnight lock-in and PET Fundraiser: on December 30: the youth raised close to $700 while riding […]

Youth Corner, January 2013

Published January 6, 2013 by

Greetings and Happy New Year, The DNA (Douglas, Northern Light and Aldersgate) Youth Group had a packed holiday season. We checked out the first installment of Tolkien’s epic, The Hobbit; […]

Phil’s Thoughts: December 2012

Published December 5, 2012 by

Advent is the time of year on the Christian Calendar when we get ready for the coming of God’s Messiah. The emphasis is not on the arrival itself, but on […]