Barry’s Blog – May, 2022

Hello White Bluff! As I type this article for this month’s newsletter, today, May 5, 2022 is Cinco De Mayo and National Day of Prayer. While the 5th will be past when you read this, it is a reminder of the importance of prayer in everything that we do. As a wise person once said, […]

Barry’s Blog – March, 2022

Hello friends! Barry here. I hope you are well today. First, I would like to say a word about the war in the Ukraine. It is very unfortunate and grieves my heart (as I know it does yours!). I will continually ask people to pray for Ukraine. Join me in continually praying for God’s Kingdom […]

Barry’s Blog – February, 2022

Lent is on the way! Wow, I cannot believe we are only a short time from the beginning of Lent! This year, Shrove Tuesday/ St. David’s Day/ Mardi Gras falls on Tuesday, March 1. The Season of Lent begins on March 2 (Ash Wednesday) and ends when the sun goes down on April 16 (Holy […]

Barry’s Blog – January, 2022

Happy New Year! I realize by now you may be settled into 2022, but I am writing this on Epiphany, January 6, 2022. Epiphany is the day assigned to the arrival of the Wise Men in Bethlehem at the manger where Jesus lay. It is especially interesting because it is 12 days after the birthday […]

Barry’s Blog – November, 2021

November: A Season for Gratitude National Gratitude Month is celebrated every November. It was declared the month of gratitude in 2015. We can take the time to remember all the things to be thankful for. We celebrate the change in the weather as the heat and light of summer recede, leaving us with cooler days […]

Barry’s Blog, Oct. 2021

Hello friends, welcome to October! I know, I know. Just saying “October” makes us realize how fast time really is flying. Two months until the holidays start. I believe that I will take the next two months (leading up to Thanksgiving anyway!) to continue myweight loss program and then to take a break for Thanksgiving and Christmas […]

Barry’s Blog, Sept. 2021

“I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me!” – Philippians 4:13 Hello friends! This past month, you may remember my calling to two emphases as your pastor- 1) Pastoral Care and 2) Church Growth, especially in the younger age groups. I thank you for the kind feedback that you gave to me about […]