4/29/2007

Installation flavor

This afternoon I was officially installed as the pastor at Union Congregational Church in Somonauk. It was heartwarming to see so many friends and colleagues together with so many from my new church home. The service carried with it a flavor of joy, celebration and wonderfully presented silliness too! Our "passing of the peace" (we all made a circle around the sanctuary and sang and played the "shake a little hand . . . " game) and surprise puppet show (caught me off guard and had us all in stitches!) at the end of the worship service made me smile. The entire service -- filled with wonderful music, inspired words from so many members of Union Congregational Church made my heart sing.

6 comments:

Bud said...

Kirk
You know there iss to be no silliness in Church ! NOT ! I was thinking of calling Roscoe Ted instead but it was to late!
Buddy

Kirk said...

I added a link to a video of the puppet show -- did you see it?

jeff said...

congrats on the installation...i finished my last class tonight....i just have to write 1.5 more papers and i am done for good (at least until i decide to do a dmin.) may 19th is graduation. are you still coming to synod? i'll buy you a beer to celebrate!

Kirk said...

Congrats on t minus 1.5! I'll be at synod -- I arrive in town on the 21st - see you there!

James Hutchins said...

Congrats Kirk!

Kirk said...

Thanks, James!