Posts from February 2017

I Am the Vine

When I was in confirmation many moons ago, our Pastor would choose confirmation verses for the students. I don’t remember much about the process other than receiving the verse shortly before confirmation Sunday. I’m not certain I really understood the significance of a confirmation verse at the time. I ended up with John 15:5, our “I Am” statement for this week: I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is…

What’s Happening Over At UB? – A Ministry Update

For years we have felt a call at First Trinity to be involved in ministry at the University at Buffalo (UB), but have struggled to figure out exactly what that looks like.  We’ve come alongside other ministries encouraging and helping them.  I’ve helped lead a weekly small group alongside students.  We hosted Lifetree Café on for a little over a semester.  All of that was great and we truly saw God at work in each opportunity, but it was also…