United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Christina Villa

Hear the many prayers of gratitude from those who look to church to keep from running aground in the fog or during a moonless night. Amen.


Christina Villa

Thank God there's more than one way to be right.


Christina Villa

As a teenager, I had a summer job in a nursing home kitchen, where my boss was Geraldine the cook, a tiny, perpetually aggrieved woman who seemed to me to be at least as old as the patients.


Christina Villa

Everyone has their favorite scripture texts, and this is one of mine (along with "How long, O Lord?" from Psalm 13).


Christina Villa

Josiah was one of the kings of Judah and an ancestor of Jesus, according to the genealogy in the gospel of Matthew.