Speaker: Rev. Karen G. Johnston

Animal Blessing

We’ll recognize and honor the presence of beloved creatures and critters in our lives through this joyful Animal Blessing service. You are encouraged to bring your well-behaved pet (dog, cat, ferret, guinea pig, goldfish, snake, pot-bellied pig, etc.); all must be either … read more.

Transformation is Possible

Inspired by the epic fictional story of Les Miserables, as well as the true-to-life story of a racist prison guard, we’ll explore the how rigidity and shame bring destruction; humility leads to possibility; and even in the most unlikely places, transformation is possible.

We’ll have guest musicians, … read more.

Love Made Flesh

This whimsical service welcoming of children of all ages will explore what it means for Love (known by some as “god” but by many other names, too) to take human form, inspired by the book, God Got a Dog by Cynthia … read more.

Easter in the Garden

Our second year of celebrating Easter in our own Sanctuary Garden, please join us at 8:45 for this brief (half hour?) service that involves singing, poetry, and bird seed.  We won’t be up for sunrise, but regardless of the weather, … read more.

Failure is Our Only Option

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” (Samuel Beckett)  Is it possible that failure, the thing we dread and strive so hard to avoid, can be our best friend and surest teacher?  What might happen if we befriend failure, rather than … read more.

For All That Is Our Life

Our annual canvass breakfast where we will celebrate the opportunity to sustain this vibrant congregation through song, speech, food, and fun.  We all start together, eat together, then the children get to hang out with a magician while we engage … read more.