Category Archives: Reflections

Anti-Academy Award Post

I already agreed to go to someone’s home for this year’s Academy Awards, so I cannot throw an Anti-Academy Party. So, I decided to write this post. I hope to keep the ranting at a minimum, but I make no … Continue reading

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Be Our Letters

Pastor Meggan’s Annual Report to Trinity Lutheran Church, Nampa, January 2020 When we reflect back on our life together as a Christian Community, two things will always stand out in 2019: Vicar Mia Crosthwaite’s Internship and my sabbatical, which you … Continue reading

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Old Text – Still Relevant

Pastor’s Column for February 2020 Epistle Dear Friends in Christ, I said, in my sermon January 19, that I have never before so appreciated the readings from First Corinthians during the Season after Epiphany as I have this year. I … Continue reading

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Trinity New Hope Stories – Four

Trinity New Hope stories for 2019 Avenues for Hope Written by Trinity New Hope Property Manager Tami Romine Family 4 (also featured in 2018) Finally, the last family was a single mom with five children: One teenage boy and all others … Continue reading

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Trinity New Hope Stories – Three

Trinity New Hope stories for 2019 Avenues for Hope Written by Trinity New Hope Property Manager Tami Romine Family 3 (also featured in 2018) This family came to us in late 2015. They were a homeless family of seven made up … Continue reading

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Collaboration All. Year. Long.

This December, Trinity New Hope, the affordable housing nonprofit affiliated with my congregation, is participating for the third time in a row in the Home Partnership Foundation’s online fundraiser Avenues for Hope. For small younger nonprofits like ours, this is … Continue reading

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Trinity New Hope Stories – Two

Trinity New Hope stories for 2019 Avenues for Hope Written by Trinity New Hope Property Manager Tami Romine Family 2 This new family is a small one, but a good one. Another referral from SICHA with a voucher, she is … Continue reading

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