Person for a Living – Rev. Diane Dowgiert

Person for a Living – Rev. Diane Dowgiert The word Parson was once a common title for clergy. From the Old English, Parson means, simply, a person. Ordained ministry is both a vocation and a calling, to live authentically true to who one is as a person while pursuing high...

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The Ministry You Seek – Rev. Diane Dowgiert

The Ministry You Seek – Rev. Diane Dowgiert It has been said that ministry is all we do together in service of our shared vision and mission. Ministry, in our tradition, is a collaborative endeavor between clergy and laity: the priesthood and prophethood of all believers. As we enter these...

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New Member Class

Newcomer Orientation is held the first Sunday of every month at 12:15 p.m. in the minister’s office.  New Member Classes are held in the Minister’s Office the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. after the potluck (change in day for May only, next class Tuesday, May 8, 2018)....

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New Year’s Eve Family Overnight

New Year’s Eve Family Overnight We will have our traditional New Year’s Eve party starting at 7:00 p.m., December 31. Guests of all ages are welcome as we count down to the New Year. Everyone is invited to sleep overnight in the church. Supervision will be provided for youth, and...

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Last Day of 2017 – Marie Houck

Last Day of 2017 – Marie Houck On this last day of 2017, we will hear stories and walk our indoor labyrinth and consider what we might want to leave behind from the past year. This will be a service for all ages.

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Christmas Blessings (candle-lighting service) – Rev. Diane Dowgiert

Christmas Blessings – Rev. Diane Dowgiert At 10:55 a.m. we will gather together to sing the songs of the season. At 6:00 p.m. we will gather for a traditional candle-lighting service. Christmas comes with blessings of joy and celebration, mystery and imagination, poetry and legend, birth and new life. These...

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Christmas Blessings – Rev. Diane Dowgiert

Christmas Blessings – Rev. Diane Dowgiert At 10:55 a.m. we will gather together to sing the songs of the season. At 6:00 p.m. we will gather for a traditional candle-lighting service. Christmas comes with blessings of joy and celebration, mystery and imagination, poetry and legend, birth and new life. These...

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The Miracle of Light – Rev. Diane Dowgiert and Cindy Dillard

The Miracle of Light – Rev. Diane Dowgiert and Cindy Dillard As the approaching winter spreads its blanket of darkness over us, as days grow shorter and nights grow longer, when natural light is in limited supply, we tell stories that celebrate the miracle of light. This inter generational service...

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Waiting – Rev. Diane Dowgiert

Waiting – Rev. Diane Dowgiert Have you ever thought about how much of your life is dedicated to waiting? Patience is a virtue, they say – or is it? This season of Advent, the four weeks preceding Christmas, is a fertile time for asking ourselves, “What are we waiting for?”

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Keep the Flame Burning – Rev. Diane Dowgiert

Keep the Flame Burning – Rev. Diane Dowgiert There is a torch that passes from one generation to the next – a legacy that is handed off to others to carry forward and to tend. Today we will consider some of the concrete things we can do now to the...

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