b'Spring is a time of renewal.and Easter reminds us of Gods promise of eternal life. In 2021, great joy ensued as we gathered together in person for the first time in more than a year on Easter Sunday. Prayers were answered; logistics kept changing. Our sacred space allowed for social distancing inside the church. Holy Week combined virtualserviceswithin-personactivities,culminatingina joyous Easter celebration. People kept coming each week to worship. As vaccination rates rose and COVID counts dropped, we celebrated!3O Years Senior Brunch July 4 followed byCoffee Hour of service by in the a Picnic inand Chats Judy Bowman Parish Hall Monroe Park with DuaneOur church family connects us to others in the faith. As we renew our commitment through the rituals of communion and baptism, we seek to become more like Christ. Together, we lift each other upin prayer, through encouragement, or kindness. Together we are stronger. 1'