Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
July 2, 2017
Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
July 16, 2017

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

 


[First Lutheran Church welcomes Dave Mareske, Director of Hollis Renewal Center, as guest preacher for this Sunday.]
I hear these words sometimes from guests arriving at Hollis for a retreat: I’m exhausted. I am stressed to the limit. I am bone tired. I feel drained. I’m running on fumes. I know I did stuff yesterday, but I don’t remember much about it. I’m on the edge of  burnout. I hope they leave Hollis a little bit better, but Hollis has no magic solution for the elimination of burdens or some secret formula for rest. Everyone is different. A peaceful walk through the woods for one is a tick nightmare for another. [To hear more, click on the link above.]