Christmas in April

A couple weeks ago our church held its annual Christmas in April event. This event is held every year the Sunday after Easter. The schools, along with those that attend the church, have a canned food drive leading up to the event. The day of the event we sort all of

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Children’s Ministry

We finished up another year of our Tuesday afterschool program yesterday.  Tomorrow we’ll finish up the Thursday program.  It just doesn’t seem like the end of the school year yet, but Caroline County schools only have a few weeks left! And this coming Sunday is Children’s Sunday here at Wright’s

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The table

Those who have ever been to our house in Lake Land Or would know that Amy and I aren’t real fancy people.  Practical seems to fit our current lifestyle so much better. My mom at her house in Delhi NY has a formal living room that looks very nice.  It

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Together not alone

Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 (NRSV) The Value of a Friend 9 Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. 10 For if they fall, one will lift up the other; but woe to one who is alone and falls and does not have another to help. This past weekend our

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March Madness

I’ve filled out several college basketball tournament brackets the past few days getting ready for the NCAA college basketball tournament that starts on Thursday.  I love this time of year. I have my Virginia teams that I root for.  Unlike Shawn I will root for UVA, VCU and VA Tech.  I also have

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Patience

This week we introduced a new family member to our household. Maggie, our St. Bernard puppy, joined us on Wednesday. My wife Nikki and I have been discussing getting a dog for a few months now. Well really my two daughters and I have been begging Nikki to get one.

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Questions?

One night last week, we had a little theology lesson at bed time in my house.  As I was putting her to bed, Bel asked, “Did God die?”  I answered that no, God has not died but Jesus died.  So she asked, “Who is God?”  For that one, I gave

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Welcoming

For the last month or so we have had a group of people, a mixture of long term members and newer members, looking at our building and offering suggestions. The idea is that they would walk around our building to see how welcoming is our space. I suggested to them

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