Author Archives: Rev. Karen G. Johnston

Minister’s Musings – May 2017

The month of May has much to offer this year.

It begins with our beloved Affirmation Credo service, where the youth share their reflections on what it means for each of them to be a Unitarian Universalist at this time in their lives. They participate in this service … read more.

Minister’s Musings – April 2017

What promises have you made to the world? To this place? To this people? To yourself?

These four questions are from last October in one of my early sermons. On April 30, the installation marks our shared ministry. It seems like a good time to revisit promises we … read more.

Resilience & Resistance

Resilience and resistance. Notions that visit during both waking and sleeping hours.

Here we are, bearing witness that America has always been an evolving mélange of humanity and cultures, with aspirations of fairness and justice, always stuck in the mess of not-yet-there.

This new chapter in the … read more.

Minister’s Musings – December 2016

With December upon us, I am aware of the clarion call of consumerism, wrapped in the alluring packaging of generosity and giving, disguising the corporate strategies manipulating this natural, loving impulse. I hear the promises of true happiness and lasting satisfaction that never seem to … read more.