The Aftermath of Loss

Mar. 11, 2019. By Senior Minister Rev. David A. Miller. It is a call you never want to get. It came last Monday and changed everything. We, the families, the staff, this congregation and the entire community, lost three souls – Flori, Vladimir and Nathan – in a violent and tragic act. These acts – so often seen in the news as another story in the lore of violence from the barrel of a gun – were now, as it has been for so many before, intensely personal. This was not a premeditated act, but an act in the midst of a troubled night in a family that we have […]