Category: From Our Minister

From our Minister

No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again. ~ Buddha 

We say goodbye to another year of challenge and celebration! 2022 reminded us that Covid still lurks around corners and we are still in a liminal time of waiting for a feeling … read more.

From our Minister / Dec. 2022

May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility. ~

Mary Anne Em Radmacher 

In my household we tend to look at the end of the year as a time to reflect on all we have to be … read more.

From Our Minister

Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. ~ Eckhart Tolle 

Just a couple of years ago, my husband Phil and I wrote and published a series of gratitude journals. We did this because both of us experienced … read more.

From our Minister

We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
 ~ Joseph Campbell 

I am thrilled about the numerous exciting things coming up in the new congregational year. Many of those things … read more.

From our Minister  July/August 2022

And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.

~ F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby 

It’s … read more.

From our Minister 

There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning. 

~ Louis L’Amour 

Our first year of ministry together is coming to completion. It has been quite a year, hasn’t it? And we have done some good … read more.

From our Minister  May, 2022

Your vocation in life comes from where our greatest joy meets the world’s greatest need.
~ Frederick Buechner 

I love this quote from theologian Frederick Buechner. But I don’t limit its impact to vocation. It’s a great motivation for congregational life as well. While our … read more.

From our Minister / April 2022 

Generosity is the most natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindness.

~ Dalai Lama 

April is a month where we’re never quite sure what we’re going to get. It might be sunny and 70 degrees, or it might offer a last blast … read more.

Questions for the Minister

For the remainder of this congregational year, Rev. Kathleen will answer a question that has been frequently asked by members of the congregation. 

“I miss the way we used to drop stones in a bowl during Milestones.
Are you going to put that back in the … read more.