THUNDER STRUCK There are moments in our lives when we are thunder struck – stopped dead in our tracks by a sight or a sound or an experience that somehow signals to us that we are witnessing something important. Many cultures and religions imagine the sound of God speaking being akin to the sound ofContinue Reading “Minister’s Message Week of March 4, 2018”
I am writing this on a gray Friday morning on Gambier Island. As I look out my window I know that the north shore mountains are there but, at the moment, they are obscured by clouds. I know that clouds may lift later today but, for the moment, I can only trust that the mountainsContinue Reading “Minister’s Message – Week of February 11”
Photo: Dora Alis The first Sunday of 2018 represents a meeting of the new and the old. Our Chamber Choir will sing Benjamin Britten’s rendition of a Welsh folk song, “A New Year Carol.” This song reflects the tradition of sprinkling water from a well as a reflection of the blessing of a new year: “HereContinue Reading “Minister’s Message – Week of January 7”
One of the biggest challenges in the preparation of a Christmas pageant (ours will take place on Dec. 17) involves the selection of a Mary and Joseph. If the congregation is fortunate enough to have an adult couple who have given birth in the months prior to Christmas, they can often be convinced to takeContinue Reading “Minister’s Message – Week of December 10”
The Junior Youth are raising money for CampOUT! a social justice summer camp for queer, trans, Two-Spirit & allied youth! On Wednesday December 20th, join us for a $10 spaghetti dinner, followed by carols – and dessert. Sign up on our eventbrite page here.