Blog – Hope from Hood

Faith of Our Fathers
in Church, Encouragement

Faith of Our Fathers

Psalm 116:1-2; 12-19 I love the Lord, because he has heard     my voice and my supplications. Because he inclined his ear to me,     therefore I will call on him as long as I live. What shall...

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14 Jun 2017
Vote for Movie Night
in Uncategorized

Vote for Movie Night

Movie Night at Hood is just two weeks away! As preparation are being made, we want to spread the word by inviting folks around our community to choose what movie we will show. Below is...

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12 Jun 2017
Do You Remember?
in Encouragement, God

Do You Remember?

The summer after third grade, my family rented a large van and drove across the country to California. Two stops that I can remember vividly were the Morman Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Utah and the...

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07 Jun 2017
A Deeper Welcome
in Church, Welcome

A Deeper Welcome

Welcome. It seems such a simple idea practiced through friendly greetings, warm invitations, kind receptions, complimentary acknowledgements, and attentive presence. Yet true welcome is far more elusive than we typically think. It is commonly said...

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06 Jun 2017
Summer's Almost Here
in Encouragement

Summer’s Almost Here

Summer is right around the corner: hot weather, cool pools, bright sun, lush mountains, beautiful oceans, incredible destinations, excited friends and family. It is that time of year when so many of us are ready...

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05 Jun 2017
The Story of the Ehad
in Church, Inspiration

The Story of the Ehad

Journey back with me to a story I shared on Pentecost Sunday a year ago about the oneness and unity we celebrate as a diverse community created and brought together by God through the workings...

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30 May 2017
Stargazing
in Inspiration

Stargazing

Some of the most profoundly peaceful moments of my life have been in the stillness of the night gazing up at the stars. Looking endlessly towards giant balls of gas billions of miles away can...

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24 May 2017