NOVEMBER BLOG

Last month I wrote in this column about the upcoming election.  It is constantly on my mind, especially now.  There I emphasized that we must place our faith for democracy in its institutions rather than in populism led by any authoritarian leader.  As I write this, we are only 18 interminable days away from what I feel is the most important election in my lifetime.  Today my concern is not just the dangers populism and authoritarianism pose to democracy and its institutions.  No, my concern today is even more frightening and immediate: our country’s increasing turn to political violence to obtain what some faction or other wants.  Even more worrying to me is that I myself have begun to...
Terry Sims
Minister

NOVEMBER BLOG

Greetings:  Fall is here and so are the cooler temperatures. We are slowly winning the battle with the Covid-19 here in Arizona; however not enough to return to in-person Worship Services just yet.   The Board and Rev. Sims have discussed possibilities and timelines but nothing definite.  This is a time when we all need to be aware and cautious about not letting down our guard.  The temperature makes it easy to want to be outside visiting, going places, and doing things with others.   We can do all that but with care, a mask and being socially distant. I just said goodbye to my favorite niece, Barb, and her husband, Ralph.   It was the first visit in two+ years and since Covid - 19 landed...
Sherry Robinson
President