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  • Renovation Update – Oct 1, 2018

    October 3, 2018

    We have learning, meeting and gathering spaces in the parish hall.  Hooray!  The new spaces are already being used heavily, which is wonderful.  A few members of the staff were at church on a recent Friday night for an orientation for our Coming of Age program.  That same evening, an AA meeting was taking place … Continue reading Renovation Update – Oct 1, 2018 Read article

  • Leave It Messy

    October 3, 2018

    “No, no, no, no” she said. “Leave it messy.” And I did. As many of you know, our family is now in a fascinating scheduling vortex in which our three kids are in three different schools. Ben just started middle school, Jack is in third grade in the elementary school across the street from where … Continue reading Leave It Messy Read article

  • Being With The Rain

    September 20, 2018

    I realized my mistake at about the first lap. It was raining, I knew that, but it seemed, perhaps that it was letting up a bit, and so I thought that perhaps just an umbrella was sufficient to the task. As I walked in silence, in prayer, in contemplation, and I felt my elbow getting … Continue reading Being With The Rain Read article

  • Builded Up and Knocked Down

    September 20, 2018

    Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes, Turn and face the strain. That’s the wisdom of David Bowie, and it’s good counsel. Life has been beautiful but demanding lately.  There are big transitions underfoot in Chris’s and my ministry, in family life, in the country and in our own spirits.  The ground shifts underfoot, and we do our best to remember … Continue reading Builded Up and Knocked Down Read article

  • New Beginnings

    September 20, 2018

    I have always loved beginnings. I remember with such sweetness looking through the course catalogue in college and then in grad school, thinking of all the possibility. So many options, so many possible ways forward. Lauren recently mentioned to the boys that there are now just a few weeks left in summer. This news was … Continue reading New Beginnings Read article

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