Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Schoharie Reformed Church! No matter who you are, you are welcome at the Schoharie Reformed Church. Join us and we know you’ll find a warm, loving Christian “family” seeking to follow and to serve God both as individuals and together as a community of faith. We know we are not perfect, but we also believe that God works through ordinary people in extraordinary ways. We believe God is calling us to be actively present in our world through sharing the same love, grace, generosity, peace, hope, and joy that we have received from Christ. This is not a church that has all the answers, but rather, we are a faith family, formed in grace, doing our best to live the love of Christ, to listen to the Holy Spirit, and to seek God’s presence together. Won’t you join us?!
Parts of this book will irritate people AND there are parts of this book everyone needs to hear! I want to thank the author, Brene Brown, for eloquently putting into words backed by research a poignant and timely message for our polarized society of high social anxiety. She writes courageously and vulnerably. Be warned, she swears and rants and also tells some powerful stories. When I first read parts of this book, I thought about all of the places where systems of which I am a part are stuck in echo chambering, polarization, inability to listen or hear, inability to nuance, and dehumanizing behavior. One place is in our denominational conversations about sexuality, I thought, “the Reformed Church in America needs to hear this!&r... continue reading