The Courage to Imagine Forward

Rev. Anne Bancroft

Roughy 10 years ago, Phyllis Tickle wrote a book about the Christian church called The Great Emergence. “Tickle’s basic thesis is that every 500 years, the Church goes through a rummage sale, and cleans out the old forms of spirituality and replaces it with new ones.” The target this time around is the Protestant church which, broadly speaking, … Continued

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Notes from Rev. Anne

  • Kindness – an antidote to hopelessness October 5, 2017

    Last Sunday was a special day here, honoring our commitment to the work of racial justice and raising a public statement of affirmation for lives that have too long been devalued. It felt good to be together, thoughtfully sharing in contemplation and ...

  • The art of raking September 28, 2017
    “There is an art to raking, a very fine art, one with rhythm in it, and life. On the days that I do it well, the rake wakes up,” writes Linda Hogan in Dwellings.
    Despite this week’s temperatures, it’s becoming that season again, when nature gives us the ...
  • Water: A Blessing and a Challenge September 7, 2017

    Weather has dominated the news of late – wet weather. Even as the effects ofHurricane Harvey continue to challenge the southwest, Irma is arriving in the southeast regions. It’s ironic, isn’t it, that water is so much a part of our reconnecting this coming Sunday ...