Speaker: Rev. Jill Cowie

Climate Change!


A 2015 poll conducted by Yale revealed that two thirds of American voters think that global warming is happening, yet two-thirds of Americans rarely or never discuss it. Mea Culpa, I am one of them. I haven’t preached on climate change in three years. … read more.

In Between


Come to honor the ending of this year and to welcome the New Year. This is an all ages worship service of reflection and ritual that honors all that is present for you in this in-between moment.

Reading, poem by Pema Chodron

It takes some training … read more.

Get Some Sleep


We give this advice hoping that sleep will provide sanctuary and restoration. And yet, rest is often elusive and our dreams are perplexing. Sleep consumes roughly one-third of our lives, but how well do we understand it and how does it relate to our … read more.

Come Love, Greater Than My Longing


In the Christian tradition, this season comes with a promise of peace. Christian theologian Henri Nouwen says, “We can only wait for what has already begun in us.” The Buddhist teacher, Jack Kornfield says “Come O Noble Born back to your true nature.” In … read more.

Harvesting the Hope


Harvest time is an attitude of gratitude for the seeds of our memories and minds that tell us how to be and become; for soil, the accumulation of our lives from which new life grows; for hands and the ability to work the earth … read more.

The Spirituality of Alzheimer’s


Can there be any good to the long good-bye? A question that caregivers and family ask of themselves in the midst of this heart wrenching disease. Last summer, I pondered this question again as I officiated the memorial service for a man in his … read more.

A Circle of Memory


We are told there is an appropriate time for grieving, that it takes a year. That you have to live through a full cycle of the seasons and the holidays before your grieving is complete. Well I know that’s not so. That grieving sometimes … read more.