Ruminations: Channeled Whelk

If you are familiar with Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s Gift from the Sea, you know that she begins each reflective chapter with a mindful description of a different kind of shell. She notes the shape, color, texture, and often an imagined history of the shell as … read more.

Ruminations: Dodgeball

Remember when I told you that we were going to have two amazing Christmas Eve services? And we imagined having hot cocoa with one another outside in between?  And you all went right away and registered online so we’d have an accurate count of how … read more.

Ruminations: Holidays

This is not a typical rumination. I’m not even sure that this is the best venue for getting all of this information to you. Hopefully you’ll glance through this and feel well-informed.

In my experience, holidays take a lot of planning. That’s really what I’m ruminating … read more.

Chalica Begins Soon!

We’ve had a rough go with the December holidays and our Winter Chalica observance this past year. But this year, we’re going to be much more connect and integrated with our chalica observance, with at home elements linked to things we’ll be doing during worship. … read more.

Ruminations: Solar

This congregation knows all about solar power. Those big panels in our parking lot serve as a continual reminder of how renewable energy connects to our spiritual values.

Our household has a similar, although much smaller, device for outdoor holiday lights. Although the extent of our … read more.

New Adult Classes

Exciting new ARE classes are on the way in the New Year! The Adult Credo class will continue its work throughout the first part of the Winter. At the same time, the Racial Justice Leadership Team will be leading a group learning about and discussing … read more.

December YRE

Very exciting things are headed our way as we head into our festival of lights and the December holidays! The youth are going to be contributing a tree and our mitten garland, and we’ll have the chance to observe a series of traditions that bring … read more.

Food for Our Minds and Spirits: Thirst

If you’ve never seen a dog try to drink from a moving fountain of water, you have missed the hilarious views of expectation turned to disappointment as the water runs away from the dog’s exploring tongue. I find this image particularly engaging because the imagery … read more.