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This coming Sunday celebrates Jesus’ Transfiguration, when Jesus meets Moses and Elijah on the mountaintop. His clothing shines dazzling white, and his true identity as Son of God is made known to the disciples Peter, James and John, as a cloud envelops them. Peter mumbles something about being...
The Star Herald reached out to hurches for their worship information in the absence of in-person worship services, due to coronavirus social distancing. Those that responded are listed here. Those that would like to have information posted here should call the Star Herald or email editor@star-...
READ: John 1:29-42 John the Baptist was standing there with two of his disciples, and as he was watching Jesus walk by he exclaimed, “Look! There is the Lamb of God!” On the surface that doesn’t sound like much, but there is a great significance to the way John writes this. Of the four Gospel...
The Star Herald reached out to hurches for their worship information in the absence of in-person worship services, due to coronavirus social distancing. Those that responded are listed here. Those that would like to have information posted here should call the Star Herald or email editor@star-...
There are at least two dimensions to faith. First, do we believe that there is an infinite-personal God who designed and brought into existence the universe and everything in it, including the dimensions of time and space? Do we believe that we owe our existence and every moment of our lives, not...
You perhaps have heard the story of the little girl who was on a cruise ship that was caught in a hurricane off the Florida coast. One of the other passengers observed how calm she was despite the fearful storm and the panic of most of the adults. He asked, “How can you be so calm and unconcerned...
In 2015 while riding our bicycles across America, Beryl and I entered the Paw Paw tunnel on the C & O Towpath trail.  We knew the tunnel was almost ¾ of a mile long and it was adjacent to the boat channel used to bring supplies from Washington DC to Pennsylvania in the 1800’s.  The towpath was...
“And [the angel Gabriel] came to [Mary] and said, ‘Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.’ ” Luke 1:28 This week I was reminded several times of this: to wonder at the wonder of the familiar Christmas story. For example, like when the archangel Gabriel (who first appears several hundred...
The Star Herald reached out to churches for their worship information in the absence of in-person worship services, due to coronavirus social distancing. Those that responded are listed here. Those that would like to have information posted here should call the Star Herald or email editor@star-...
“Silent Night, Holy Night, all is calm …” We all know this beloved Christmas carol, and may have fond memories of singing it, likely with a lit candle in hand, seeing the faces of family and friends bathed in soft light, warm and snuggly at the end of the Christmas Eve worship service, before...

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