Author: Dave Hammond

What Child is This?

For the 2019 Advent Season Grafted Community Church will be attempting to answer the question, “What Child is This?” Often during the Christmas season people gather together and sing hymns that have been sung for many generations before us. One of these popular hymns is “What Child is This?” Its lyrics bring up some wonderful […]

The Smell Was So Bad…

I was putting out my recycling earlier this week and as I walked by my trash can the stench was so pungent, that it felt like it was reaching out of the closed lid and grabbing my nostrils and punching my olfactory glad repeatedly. I was so confused because this smell was so far outside […]

Thoughts from the 4th of July, 2019

This first appeared as a Facebook post of mine. Sometimes Facebook posts are just words for the wind to carry off and never be heard from again… after re-reading these words a few times, I don’t think these fall into that category. “Today Americans celebrate a bold statement: a declaration of independence from the British […]