Sunday, April 16, 2006

A Community Mourns Its Loss

April 16, 2006
This introduces a new weekly column by staff writer Thomas Dimopoulos.

They came to try to understand. The reverend came to speak.
'There are no real answers that we can understand,' said the Rev. Joyce deVelder, pastor of The Old Saratoga Reformed Church. 'We have to find a way to be able to live with our unanswerable questions.'
She told them God was nearby to tend to the brokenhearted, there to save those who were crushed in spirit. In the room, the young man's body lay in state. Read more here