The Harvest Room

By Reverend Bobbie McKay, Ph.D.  •  September 16, 2021

Every home should have a “Harvest Room”: A sanctuary of lives lived and love shared: a hallowed space where God resides and time flows freely and memories are made of hundreds of moments of love and life.

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The Harvest Room

By Reverend Bobbie McKay, Ph.D.  •  September 16, 2021

Every home should have a “Harvest Room”: A sanctuary of lives lived and love shared: a hallowed space where God resides and time flows freely and memories are made of..

Making Harvest Blessings

By Rev. John Gantt  •  September 09, 2021

My all-time favorite Christmas hymn is “O Little Town of Bethlehem,” and the poem by Phillips Brooks. I stood in awe and delight when I spotted his statue in Copley..

Reflections on Labor Day

By Rev. Kenneth Daniel  •  September 02, 2021

When I was growing up, my mom always made a fuss over my dad when he came home from work on a pay day. My dad was very proud to be working full time and was vigorous..

Count Your Blessings

By Rev. Ruth Fitzgerald  •  August 26, 2021

Some of my fondest childhood memories are of my grandmother and my mother, sitting at the piano, playing and singing their favorite hymns. For my grandmother it was “How..

Harvesting Blessings: Challenges, Faith & Celebration

By Rev. Catherine Lawrence  •  August 19, 2021

O God, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast, And our eternal home.

Harvesting Blessings

By Rev. Kristen Orion  •  August 12, 2021

The most profound blessings we will ever know meet us in the place of our deepest loss and inspire us to choose to live again.                        Jan Richardson,..

Rooted in Love

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins, Executive Director of The Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging  •  August 05, 2021

I spent some time with my sister, our mom, and her two cousins recently. We went to visit the town that was home to multiple generations of my mothers’ extended family...

Rooted in Love

By Rev. John Gantt  •  July 29, 2021

The Root of the Matter Gardening is not my forte. I have the flower beds to prove it. Only one in ten of the 42 plants, roots, and bulbs I put in the ground this spring..

Rooted in Divine Love

By Rev. Catherine Lawrence  •  July 22, 2021

Creation Scripture begins with beautiful imagery of the divine formation of creation. Psalm 24:1 reminds us: “The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it, the world,..