The River of Life

Prayer of Invocation 

Your divine breath swept across the waters, giving life to fish & child.

You rode the waves with Moses, moving a sister to speak up, reuniting mother and infant.

You revealed your pleasure in Jesus, as the baptismal waters dribbled down his forehead and cheek.

And as the prophet Isaiah foretold, you make a way even here in the wilderness. Your expansive flowing love is like a river that quenches the driest tongue.

Praise be to the river of life!
Praise be to God! Amen. 

Tim is a runner, a hiker, a devoted husband, a father of two adult children, and their spouses, and a grandfather of four perfect children. A former early childhood educator, Tim is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He has served as pastor of both Disciples and United Church of Christ congregations. As we enter what we hope is the final phase of the pandemic, Tim is beginning a journey of rediscovering himself and discerning next steps. He writes from his home in Albany, Oregon and wherever the Spirit lures him.

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