Reflections & Meditations

Pastor Ben Vinluan
Pastor Ben Vinluan

Pastor Ben is an Ordained Elder in The United Methodist Church with pastoral experiences in the Baguio Area, Nueva Ecija, Pangasinan and Tarlac provinces of the Philippines. He later transferred to the California – Pacific Conference in 1970 and served churches in the Hawaii, Long Beach, Los Angeles, and Pasadena districts of the United  Methodist Church. He retired from active ministry in 1999, after 42 years of faithful ministry. These days, Pastor Ben and his wife Gerda enjoy being amateur gardeners in Covina, California.

Born and raised in the town of Paniqui, he attended Central Institute of Technology in Tarlac, Philippines, and pursued post secondary education at Union Theological Seminary of the Philippines in Manila. Pastor Ben is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, and Claremont School of Theology where he earned his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees respectively.

Below are Pastor Ben’s reflections and meditations…

2nd Sunday of Easter, April 11, 2021
Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021

4th Sunday of Lent, March 14, 2021
3rd Sunday of Lent, March 7, 2021
2nd Sunday of Lent, February 28, 2021
1st Sunday of Lent, February 21, 2021

Sixth Sunday After Epiphany, February 14, 2021
Fifth Sunday After Epiphany, February 7, 2021
Fourth Sunday After Epiphany, January 31, 2021
Third Sunday After Epiphany, January 24, 2021
Second Sunday After Epiphany, January 17, 2021
First Sunday After Epiphany, January 10, 2021
Epiphany Sunday, January 3, 2021

1st Sunday After Christmas, December 27, 2020

4th Sunday of Advent, December 20, 2020
3rd Sunday of Advent, December 13, 2020
2nd Sunday of Advent, December 6, 2020
1st Sunday of Advent, November 29, 2020

Last Sunday after Pentecost

24th Sunday after Pentecost

23rd Sunday after Pentecost

18th Sunday after Pentecost

17th Sunday after Pentecost

16th Sunday after Pentecost

15th Sunday after Pentecost

13th Sunday after Pentecost

12th Sunday after Pentecost

11th Sunday after Pentecost

10th Sunday after Pentecost

9th Sunday after Pentecost

8th Sunday after Pentecost

7th Sunday after Pentecost

6th Sunday after Pentecost

5th Sunday after Pentecost

4th Sunday after Pentecost

3rd Sunday after Pentecost

2nd Sunday after Pentecost