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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Ryan Downing

Ryan Downing has been pastor of Faith UCC since September 2016. He has a passion for exploring faith, spirituality, and the common good with others, both in and outside the church.






“What do you want to be when you grow up?” “What are your plans for after high school?”
A few weeks ago, just as our corner of the world was coming under the specter of the COVID-19 virus, one of...
Have you ever driven by a church on a Sunday morning and thought, “Hmm, I wonder if how they pray is that...
This coming Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Firmly rooted in his Christian faith, King was a staunch advocate of interfaith...
Sitting on the couch, my then seven-year-old daughter was studiously writing in her notebook. “Good,” I thought. “She’s doing her homework.”
A few years ago, in the deep darkness of the Minnesota Boundary Waters, my daughter and I gazed at the star-filled skies.