Christmas Eve – Candlelight Service – 5pm

grandma moses christmasGrandma Moses, Christmas, 1958, oil and tempera on pressed wood, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Clouds of the Bible 6 – Jesus Rays

“When he had said this, as they were watching, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight.” – Acts 1: 9

ascension image

“Jesus’s Ascension,”  by Woonbo Kim Ki-chang

Clouds of the Bible 5 – Cloud of Witnesses

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses…” -Hebrews 12:1


Sky Above Clouds II, 1963, Georgia O’Keeffe

Clouds of the Bible 4 – The Dust of God’s Feet

“God’s way is in whirlwind and storm,
    and the clouds are the dust of God’s feet.” – Nahum 1:3

Storm at Sea circa 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775-1851

JMW Turner, Storm at sea (1824)

Clouds of the Bible 3 – Cloud of Unknowing

“As they found themselves buried in the cloud, they became deeply aware of God.” – Luke 9: 34 (The Message)

Cloud Study 1822 by John Constable 1776-1837

Cloud Study, John Constable, 1822

Clouds of the Bible – Week 2

“By day the Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to guide them on their way…” -Exodus 13: 21

Alfred Stieglitz (2)

Alfred Stieglitz, “Equivalents,” c.1930

“Clouds of the Bible” – new summer series begins – Sunday July 8, 2018

Join us this Sunday as we begin a 6-week “Clouds of the Bible” sermon and congregational study series! In worship and through reading The Cloudspotter’s Guide: The Science, History, and Culture of Clouds by Gavin Pretor-Pinney, we’ll be exploring the ways in which “The heavens are telling the glory of God; the skies are proclaiming the work of God’s hands.” (Ps 19: 1)

ehs sunset july 2

Sunset over the Lemon Fair valley, July 2 2018 – photo by Elizabeth Holland Searcy