Striving For Justice For All

Striving For Justice For All

Beloved Friends- This Sunday we will gather after the 10:00 service for our Annual Meeting. It will be the 176th time we do so as a parish. That alone gives me a moment of pause; what an awesome testimony and responsibility in equal parts. We are both the inheritors...
How Then Shall We Live?

How Then Shall We Live?

Beloved Friends- Happy New Year! I pray as we say goodbye to 2018 and welcome 2019, we do so able to let go of all that was with gentleness and look forward to all that is yet to be with hope-filled expectation. This year, rather than focus on New Year’s resolutions,...
Consenting to God

Consenting to God

Beloved Friends- Saturday December 8th a handful of us gathered for what turned out to be a beautiful Advent Retreat. We spent the morning talking and praying and listening. We enjoyed time eating and talking with one another, time for intentional silence, planned...
Coming Home

Coming Home

Beloved Friends, Joyce Rupp is a contemporary mystic often described as a “spiritual midwife” and I couldn’t agree more. Her writing has been a companion of mine over the years and every once in a while, I pull one of her many books off my shelf, trusting to find...
Being Thankful for Change

Being Thankful for Change

Beloved Friends As I began my now familiar drive south on Highway 23 this morning, I became keenly aware that somehow, almost overnight, the trees have changed from vivid green to a panacea of autumn hues to now the beginnings of the startling bare branches signaling...