Indulgence

October 31, 2021
On Reformation Day, we remember always the foundations of our faith, our lodestone for forming and re-forming our church: Nothing can come between us and the love of God.
Philemon, the shortest book we have in the New Testament, is a straightforward letter inspiring and troubling at the same time. In it, Paul uses all of his considerable powers…

The Table

August 5, 2018
We practice an open table in Ankeny UCC, meaning, all are welcome to take communion. Why do we do that, when Paul seems to argue that we need to have…