About Rev. Beth Long-Higgins

Rev. Beth Long-Higgins is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, musician, fiber artist and mother of two adult children.

Recent Blog Posts

Pandemic Disruptions

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  March 20, 2020

Concerts have been cancelled. Sporting events both amateur and professional will not take place for the foreseeable future. Great cultural gathering places, museums and..

Lenten Series, Week One: Ambiguity

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  February 26, 2020

Living Faithfully in an Ambiguous World During these 40 days leading up to Easter Sunday, our writers have decided to use the writing of Henri Nouwen as the source of..

Music as a Pastoral Care Tool

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  January 09, 2020

There is tremendous power in listening to the “old” music that provides the soundtrack to your life. Those “old” pieces can ignite new opportunities for conversation and..

The Light of the World

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  January 02, 2020

I am the light of the world! You people come and follow me! If you follow and love, you’ll learn the mystery of what you were meant to do and be.

The Candles of Christmas

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  December 25, 2019

Merry Christmas! I offer words from Howard Thurman as a gift for you this day. Words written almost half a century ago. Yet they are helpful for us as we live in this..

Restoration of Naomi

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  November 14, 2019

This week, we continue the theme of “Mothers and Fathers of Faith." This person is a woman of great vision, strategy and courage. The biblical book is named to honor her..

Technology and Aging

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  September 19, 2019

Technology and aging are not usually things that people think about in the same sentence. And yet, technology is already drastically improving the lives of many older..


By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  August 08, 2019

There are signs and markers of summer everywhere these days. For some, school begins just days away. For others, vacation is still ahead. And for many, the routines of..

Medication Matters

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  July 25, 2019

Medication Matters Medication is the last blog in this series about What Matters Most for your healthcare. Inspired by an article from NextAvenue, this post rounds out..