Pastor Bill's Blog

Welcome to Pastor Bill Uetricht's Blog!  He looks forward to sharing his thoughts with you regarding the life of our congregation and our work in the world.



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October 21, 2022
Place Matters

The Psalm appointed for this weekend speaks of the glory of the temple.

October 15, 2022
Grave Thoughts

Today I found myself filled with deep emotion while I was praying as we let the ashes of a deceased man go into the creation out of which he came.

October 13, 2022
Winning Isn't Everything

Sometimes it takes big, unsettling national occurrences for us to get in touch with the idols that often are trying to run the show in our personal and corporate lives.

July 5, 2022
Reflections on life and death

An experience today with a person in a nursing home whose life should have come to an end a while ago got me thinking about how we sometimes turn life itself into a god.

July 2, 2022
Sin Boldly

I think one of the great blessings of the Lutheran tradition is Luther's "sin boldly" injunction.