Hymnody and Liturgy, the undercurrents of Christ’s Church

By Joe LaGuardia Did you know that the pulpit in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Vero Beach is not the original pulpit?  That pulpit is in storage.  When I first came to First Baptist, the “powers that be” gave me a choice between three pulpits: the one in the sanctuary, the original one,Continue reading “Hymnody and Liturgy, the undercurrents of Christ’s Church”

Coloring Books in Cutting Edge Adult Spirituality

By Joe LaGuardia Every Wednesday at Trinity, an intergenerational group uses the church’s art studio at the church to paint, sketch, play card games, and fellowship.  I visit every now and then, sometimes joining in the fun or crafting a bulletin for a special service. One time, however, I was caught off guard.  When I arrived,Continue reading “Coloring Books in Cutting Edge Adult Spirituality”