Skip to content

Conversations Blog

We invite you to join the conversation! It's here on our blog that we share weekly news, stories, and expanded writings from our community of faith. Read and enjoy!

Subscribe to the UCC God is Still Speaking Daily Devotional »

The Eve of the Fourth of July 2019

The Eve of the Fourth of July by Maren Tirabassi, UCC Pastor I’ve loved the parades of other years with bicycles decorated, and children banging coffee-can drums, with cars decorated with streamers carrying the oldest citizens, with the well-rehearsed middle school band the cub scouts and blue birds daisy girls and a flatbed trailer with…

Read More ›

PRIDE cookies!

As if I need another reason to love Panera!? Imagine my delight when I approached the counter at a nearby Bread CO recently and saw this cookie. Some of you know that I have the good fortune to be a four timer at the Panera Test Kitchen – no, I cannot tell you where it is.…

Read More ›

Fruit of the Spirit

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against things like this. ~Galatians 5:22-23 Common English Bible (CEB)

Read More ›

Proud to be an alum of Brandeis University

All the recent talk about graduations and alma maters reminded me of how grateful I am to be associated with Justice Brandeis… I claim him and his spirit on campus as one of the influences of my inclusive and justice seeking mind and heart. Louis Dembitz Brandeis (November 13, 1856 – October 5, 1941) was an…

Read More ›


Beat the Summer Heat but Stay Green   Cool Your Body When thinking of energy-efficient ways to cool down the home in the summer, people often forget about cooling down their own bodies. 1) Eat and Drink Cold Things Maybe it seems obvious, but a glass of ice water will do wonders to cool down…

Read More ›


Flowering Dogwoods Soon Available April 22nd marks the 48th Earth Day, an event celebrated around the world.  Planting a tree is an excellent way to care for God’s creation – trees give off oxygen, reduce storm water runoff, provide wildlife habitat, while adding beauty to our homes. This spring a PUCC member has anonymously donated…

Read More ›

Welcome to the new

On behalf of Parkway United Church of Christ, I would like to welcome you to our new website. It’s bright and friendly, and best of all? We built it with YOU in mind. (Yes. YOU!) In fact, Parkway United Church of Christ was built with you in mind! Are you single, married, divorced, young, or…

Read More ›


CREATION CARE IN ACTION (GREEN TIPS) Have you noticed recycling has become more confusing? What can you recycle? How clean does it have to be? Requirements vary by city and recycling provider. Many regulations are currently changing so check with your provider for their specific regulations. Information and tips on these questions and more, regarding…

Read More ›

Creation Care in Action, February Tip

This month’s CREATION CARE IN ACTION TIP deals with losing the PAPER TRAIL!!!!! One specific paper trail that has bothered me is at a pharmacy where I shop.  With each purchase, the register spits out gobs and gobs of coupons, a few feet long, (I’m not kidding).  I have now opted out of the paper…

Read More ›

Join the Conversation

If you have an idea that you'd like to have considered for the blog, please share it with us below.

  • Please use images in horizontal (landscape) position. Rotate (if needed) BEFORE uploading.