Category Archives: Letters Home, by Fr. Dave Elsensohn

This is a series of weekly articles written by Fr. Dave Elsensohn. They intend to adopt the style of a letter to his family, the church.

Letters Home (Proper 6, June 18 2017)

June 18, 2017 – Proper 6 Letters Home (from a retired pastor to his family, the Church) Dear Friends I am convinced that faith is one of the most powerful forces in God’s creation. There are two types of faith: … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday, (06-11-2017)

June 11, 2017 – Trinity Sunday Letters Home (from a retired pastor to his family, the Church) Dear Friends There is a place of still waters I like to go to. I found it on the banks of the Deschutes … Continue reading

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Pentecost Sunday, (06-04-2017)

June 4, 2017 – Pentecost Sunday Letters Home (from a retired pastor to his family, the Church) Dear Friends This winter my wife and I spent several weeks visiting the area around the mouth of the Columbia river in Oregon … Continue reading

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Easter, 7th Sunday of, (05-28-2017)

May 28, 2017 – Easter, 7th Sunday of Letters Home (from a retired pastor to his family, the Church) Dear Friends Kermit the Frog was known to say “It’s hard being green.” Be that as it may. I think most … Continue reading

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Easter, 6th Sunday after, (05-21-2017)

May 21, 2017 – Easter, 6th Sunday of Letters Home (from a retired pastor to his family, the Church) Dear Friends Lately I have been reflecting on Easters of my childhood. Even though Christmas was my favorite religious holiday, I … Continue reading

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Easter, 5th Sunday of, (05-14-2017)

May 14, 2017 – Easter, 5th Sunday of Letters Home (from a retired pastor to his family, the Church) Dear Friends, I have a friend who is so close to my heart that he feels as if he were my … Continue reading

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Easter – 2nd Sunday of (04-23-2017)

April 23, 2017 – Easter, 2nd Sunday of Letters Home (from a retired pastor to his family, the Church) Dear Friends, My wife and I are a happily married couple. Our lives are so in sync with each other that … Continue reading

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