November 10, 2023
I’d like to share with you all the announcement I shared in the words of welcome last Sunday.
“One of our beloved saints, Janet Holly, who died just over a year ago, is continuing to take care of this church, even after she has gone to be with God. This week, we received from Janet’s estate a transformational gift, a gift that will change the future of this church, that will change the ministry that we can do together, that will allow us to thrive in new ways long into the future.
Dancers Backstage: Janet A. Holly
We are so grateful that this saint, our beloved Janet, is caring for us in this way. We are grateful that her beloved one, David, was so gracious, kind, and helpful in ensuring that Janet’s wishes were carried out, and that the church received this gift. We will have lots of conversations over lots of time about how much it is and what we are called to do with it but for now, we are called to celebrate: to celebrate the gift, to celebrate the giver, this faithful one among us who has cared for this community. Janet found a home here and she wanted to ensure that others would find a home here as well.
So we’ll be acknowledging that gift and celebrating it all throughout worship this morning, celebrating this tangible reminder of the way that our saints are always still among us, caring for us, and the way that we too are called to be saints for all around us and all who are to come after us. Thanks be to God!”
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