Touchstones

Strategic Possibilities
Posted by Rev. Ned Wight on

Way back in October, I preached about “Embracing Our Mission.” Members of the Transition Team with whom I’ve been meeting regularly over the past two-and-a-half years suggested that I outline in this column the suggestions I made in that sermon. I do so by way of “priming...

The Thanksgiving Blessing
Posted by Rev. Jennifer L. Brower on

Some of my most treasured childhood memories are those of Thanksgiving meals shared with the odd assortment of friends and family members. The cast of characters changed a bit from year-to-year, but there were precious constants around that dinner table, too. Among these was the steady presence...

A Congregation of Connections
Posted by Rev. Dr. Natalie M. Fenimore on

Human beings are born small and fragile and helpless in many ways. Our humanness is begun in need—as infants and children we need another to feed us, to keep us warm and safe and comforted. We need another to give us love and understanding. As elders we move again to the obvious need for...

Your Sacred Space
Posted by Rev. Jennifer L. Brower on

Swimming is a deeply meaningful part of my spiritual life. When I don’t swim, I soon begin to feel out of sorts and disconnected from my center. As I kick, catch, and pull through the water, I can feel myself working through and releasing the tensions I am carrying. Friends have said that...