Topic: holidays

Hold On and Let Go

Congregations are places where joys and sorrows are shared, held and let go of. Joy shared is joy expanded, and sorrow shared is a burden lifted. We will experience a ritual that will allow us to let go. We will also ponder what are the things in our life that we can hold onto, with … Continue reading Hold On and Let Go

Multi-Generational Holiday Service

This holiday service includes a pageant inspired by Patricia Polocco’s story, “The Trees of the Dancing Goat.” The service was organized by Rebecca Crawford and Reverend Aaron Stockwell and brought to life by our youth and young at heart. This story of interfaith relationships in a community challenged by illness–sound familiar? This service also includes … Continue reading Multi-Generational Holiday Service

Just Enough

The story of Hanukkah is a story about having just enough. How does this story of old inspire our 2020 lives? How can this holiday help us understand the times we are living in?    

Divinely Imperfect

How do we embrace our imperfections? How can we view them as gifts? This time of the year can also be a time when we explore religious traditions that we might be unfamiliar with or that we have moved away from, how might we reframe them?  

Multigenerational Holiday Service

The annual celebration of the multi-generational and multi-holiday service reminds us of the many ways that faith traditions turn to light as an enduring symbol of yearning and hope. In this service we will be treated to a Hanukkah themed pageant from our youngest congregational members and the candle lighting ceremony for all those children … Continue reading Multigenerational Holiday Service