Speaker: Linda Williams

Linda is a Worship Associate and a member of the Operations Leadership Team. She has also helped organize Summer services and is a sometime maker of banners for the sanctuary. Over the years, she has been involved in many aspects of church life. She is passionate about learning about the many cultures and beliefs in our world and celebrating our diversity.

The Women Who Mentored Me.

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Four very different women were very influential in my personal growth and influenced how I formed my identity, nurtured me, taught me mothering skills and showed me how to be an activist.

Turn Turn Turn

As 2019 turns into 2020, come and sing hymns identified by congregants that have brought joy and solace permanently (or at least for a long time) to many – and hear stories of how the fleeting experience of music has had a lasting impact on … read more.

Gratitude to Mother Earth

How can we can honor and show gratitude for the earth that sustains all life?  What can the Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address teach us?  What makes Robin Kimmerer’s book “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants” such an inspiring account of the … read more.

Thoreau and What we Learn in the Woods

Simply put, a transcendentalist believes that a person can gain special, transcendent knowledge about creation, god, faith, etc. from being close to nature. Thoreau’s Walden is his written explanation of how he spent his time living alone on the banks of Walden Pond in … read more.