Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. 

Galatians 6:3

Scripture that sustains


On July 4th, we asked:

What Scripture has comforted and sustained you in the past 16th months?


Some of our answers:

  • Isaiah 41
  • Isaiah 43
  • Psalm 23
  • John 14
  • Psalm 121 “from were does my help come? It comes from the Lord.”
  • Proverbs 3:6 “In all ways acknowledge Him and he shall direct your path.”
  • Psalm 27:13 “I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.”
  • Psalms read in our morning prayer service
  • Many scriptures– praying with the daily devotional booklet

The Kyries of our Hearts (Lord, have mercy)

On June 20th, we asked:

“In the last year, with pandemic, what did you miss the most?” 

  • hugging my family, hugs
  • celebrating holidays with family (many people mentioned this!)
  • swimming
  • small talk and joking with colleagues
  • sports competitions, watching grandkids sports competitions
  • being able to read people’s facial expression, smiles, visiting with others face to face
  • meeting new neighbors
  • Eating out


  • The fellowship of the church, worshipping with others
  • singing the old hymns together
  • praying together, people seeking truth
  • Funerals
  • Visiting friends at the nursing home
  • Church meals in our basement and Lenten suppers, special events