Speaker: Rev. Shelley Dugan

A Zoom Communion

Water changes. It adapts, it flows.  So too our living faith.  This year’s water communion will be different than past services. The ceremony will be on Zoom; the logistics call for some creativity. Our goal of course, is communion, an intimate sharing and making common.

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The Times They Are A-Changin’

The seasons are changing – the seasons of nature and the seasons of our world.  Spring is the resurrection of the earth.  Even when there are late snows and frosts past their time, flora and fauna are renewed.  It feels like hope.  Our shared experience … read more.

A Spirituality of Mediocrity

by Reverend Shelley Dugan

Who wants to be mediocre? Or perhaps worse, who wants to be seen as mediocre?  Ordinary, run-of-the-mill, nothing to write home about.  Or even lower than that –  second-rate, low-grade, a hack.  Some people, ironically, have been told to “work on their … read more.

Dancing in Service

How many companies and organizations have mission statements about providing excellent, exceptional, and extraordinary service?  Individuals often say that their main goal in life is to make a difference. We are surrounded by people and organizations who claim that their reason for being is to … read more.

The Long Haul

Most people experience “a long haul” at least once in their lives.  Many folks experience several.  Some individuals or communities’ lives are nothing but a long haul.  Whether it is personal, communal or global, these ordeals share a number of characteristics.  How do we make … read more.