Circling Lent: Worship

Most people know that I have a pretty low Christology… and while I believe that Jesus was both human and divine, I believe that we are all human and divine. Jesus tapped into that capacity to be intimate with God in a way that no other human has been able to. And so, I worship…

Friday Five: Lenten Disciplines

Over at RevGals it’s Friday Five time again! This time about seasonal disciplines. Are you giving up, or taking on? Some combination thereof? Something of both. I created a word a day creative response list, you can check it out here. I am also taking on healthy eating.  Fasting? What does that look like for you? I…

Circling Lent: Dismal

It’s a dull, dreary, drizzly, DISMAL day. It’s Ash Wednesday and I pulled into the parking lot of the church where the service is taking place in order to get set up so that I wasn’t rushed this evening, only to discover that I left the key to that church at home! I am usually…

Circling Lent

Circles have been an important part of the past year of Interim Ministry and so I created this Word a Day Lenten Response. I will probably be using photos, but I invite you to do whatever you like with the word: meditate, pray, dance, write. #circlinglent

Lenten Photo-A-Day: Enter

As a minister, I continue to find it challenging to enter fully into the rhythm of Holy Week. Planning and leading multiple services over three days tosses me between death and resurrection with seemingly little time to settle in one. This picture, reminds me that I can enter and exit through the same space. That…

Lenten Photo-A-Day: Restore

After a very difficult time in my journey to ministry, the presbytery asked me to spend some time intentionally debriefing my internship with the presbytery chaplain, a retired United Church minister. I knew the Rev. Stew Clarke from my home congregation and had a great deal of trust and respect for him and so was…