Every two months, the pastor includes a short reflection in the forth coming church newsletter, Hopewell Happenings.
In order to make these musings more accessible, feel free to see the below for copies of each.


New Pastor Cometh (Aug – Sept)

A colleague once told me that when a new pastor and a new congregation first meet, they do so worrying about the same things. The pastor thinks, “I really hope they like me.” Meanwhile, the congregation thinks, “We really hope he (she) likes us.” To be sure, pastoral transitions always come with bated breath. After all, what if we’re not a good fit?…

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The Same Old, Same Old (Oct – Nov)

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth;


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