Minister’s Blog

Shaping our Faith at GA

I haven’t been to General Assembly in six years. The first time I went was the year I was recognized as a fellowshipped minister. Tara stayed home in our Annapolis apartment, seated above the RE classrooms of the church, so we didn’t have to board … read more.

Grief as Courage

When children die, when they are killed, and when they are killed by another child, alive but lost in different ways and for different sins, the soft wild animal of the heart needs a space to grieve.

May you know your ache, your fear, your hopelessness … read more.

Yes, There is a Plan

Because I am a religious professional, I can typically recite Sunday dates for at least three months in advance. Living by the week makes time go quickly. If it’s September that means I’m late to plan for Hanging of the Greens, to getting Caryl my … read more.

Gender Reveal: A Letter to My Children

Reverend Kim posted the following on her Facebook page on 12/12/17.  Seeing the large community response and with her agreement, we repost it here.

“I have spent one gazillion hours in consideration and conversation about whether or not to share this. Some of the conversations have … read more.

Affirming Our Community at Year End

Dear Members and Friends of UUCWC,

Last month I had the honor and privilege of preaching a sermon for my mentor’s retirement service. The sanctuary was packed. People stood. Children squirmed. The music (drums, piano, our voices together) rang out. I reflected on 34 years of … read more.