Minister’s Blog

Mistakes Are Ways of Knowing

Greetings, church!

I hope you’ve enjoyed these last few sunny, cool days as much as I have. What a glorious gift.

I met with your Board of Trustees last night for our first meeting of the year. I shared with them how proud I … read more.

Charting Our Way Into the Future

Members and friends,

It was so wonderful to re-gather last Sunday for Ingathering! I missed you and I missed leading worship and singing together. It’s good to be back.

This Sunday I’ll lead worship again and we’ll reflect on what it means to choose … read more.

Beginning Anew

September blessings to you, A2U2!

We had a glorious taste of fall before the hot weather returned. But I put on my blue jeans and clogs, relishing those two cool and dry days, even if temporary.

This Sunday is our much-anticipated reunion and beginning of … read more.

An Exciting Year Ahead

Dear friends,

I hope your week is going well! It has been a busy one in church-land. Your Board had the annual retreat this past weekend and spent many hours connecting with one another, dreaming, problem-solving, and planning for this coming church year and … read more.


A2U2 friends,

What a joy to be back to church and preparing for another year of shared ministry with you!

I had a wonderful summer vacation and fruitful study leave. It has been wonderful to begin seeing a number of you these past few … read more.

What PRIDE Means to You

Happy June, A2U2!

With June comes LGBTQIA+ Pride Month and warmer weather. The days are long and we are approaching the summer solstice. Church is in full speed ahead towards Annual Meeting, a New Member Ceremony, Flower Communion, and Bridging for our Senior Youth! … read more.

Let Us Be Gentle

Hello dear church!

May this find you well. It was a joy to connect with many of you on Sunday (Zoom folks thanks for your patience as we dealt with some tech issues!!!) and a special joy to see a whole bunch of you … read more.

Nature Speaks to Us

Dear Church,

I’ll be brief this week in my writing. It has been a season of many words… Annual Reports, Board Reports, staff evaluations, self-evaluations, and more. So instead, I have photos!

The photographs are a few of many gorgeous dark red sand dollars … read more.

Developing Our Faith

Members and friends,

What a delight to spend time with so many of you in the sunshine at beautiful Ferry Beach last weekend! I left with salty skin and a full heart. Spending time deepening our connection with one another is such a gift. … read more.

The Quiet Moments

Happy May, dear ones!

I look forward to seeing many of you on Saturday at Ferry Beach for the annual Tri-Church retreat! I have been to Ferry Beach just once before, on this same retreat years ago as a member of Auburn UU. So … read more.