Ashley

Preparing for Worship

Preparing for Worship - Ashley Robinson, pastoral resident.   Today we are greeted with van Gogh’s Almond Blossoms, a nod to his love for Japanese artists. Van Gogh was particularly drawn to the way Japanese artists took great care in studying and noticing the...

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Preparing for Worship

Preparing for Worship - Ashley Robinson, pastoral resident My home has never smelled so good. I came home from a Monday night meeting last week to what felt like Thanksgiving as my friend had begun to prepare enchiladas for a Tuesday lunch feast. Last week, I was...

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Preparing for Worship

Preparing for Worship - Ashley Robinson, Pastoral Resident. This week I had the privilege of co-leading worship at Vacation Bible School with my partner in mischief and co-resident, Jenna Sullivan. Each day the worship was full of joy, song, dance moves and the daily...

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Preparing for Worship

Preparing for Worship - Ashley Robinson, pastoral resident.  This Sunday, May 9, marks the sixth Sunday in the season of Easter. While we direct our attention to resurrection and new life, there can also be a sense of trepidation in not knowing what to expect with all...

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Preparing for Worship

Preparing for Worship - Ashley Robinson, pastoral resident.  If I had to guess, I would estimate that I have been baptized no less than 50 times in my life. Growing up as a pastor’s kid, playing baptism was one of the favorite pastimes in our household. My brother and...

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Preparing for Worship

Preparing for Worship - August 23 - Ashley Robinson, pastoral resident.  I joked recently that trying to settle into a new home after a move feels like I overpacked for a prolonged vacation. Box by unpacked box, though, I am beginning to feel more grounded. The...

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