?The Redeemer? by Rev. Caela Simmons Wood

Sermon Text: Ruth 3:1-9, 4:13-17 Once upon a time, in a land far, far away there was a woman named Naomi who had two sons. She and her husband, Elimelech had moved from Bethlehem, in Judah, to a foreign land, Moab, because there was a famine. After they moved to Moab,...

Real People: Eric Metzler

My spiritual life and faith journey are extremely important to me, but I have a restless heart and a questioning mind that have prevented me from settling into faith traditions that seem to be passed along without much thinking or reflection.? That?s why I call First...

Real People: Laura Kao

I enjoy being among the church family at First United Church, and I feel good about my two growing daughters also being a part of this liberal, inclusive congregation.???Our traditions at home are a hybrid of East and West.??My husband doesn?t have church-going as...

Real People: Tim Morrison

My mother was a Methodist and a Republican.? My father was a Baptist and a Democrat.? After years of marriage, two children, and a falling out with Fort Wayne Methodists, they became Presbyterians.?? They never did resolve the politics. Linda and I were married in a...