Category Archives: President’s Message

From the Minister’s Desk — February 2022

When I was in seminary, I enjoyed finding a word from ancient Greek, from Homer or Plato, that worked its way into Christian theology. Reading a chapter on “the four marks of the church” there was a lovely word, kerygma, … Continue reading

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President’s Message — February 2022

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” ~ Vivian Greene It seems that the storm named “COVID-19” is not going to pass anytime soon. While the storm has abated … Continue reading

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From the Minister’s Desk — January 2022

Winston Churchill once famously said, “Democracy is the worst form of government – except for all the others.” It appears that some people in this country (many people?) would now leave out the final phrase. Our UU principles (#5) commit … Continue reading

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President’s Message — January 2022

“I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time trying to outwit Nature and spent more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.” ~ E.B. White If 2021 has taught us anything, … Continue reading

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From the Minister’s Desk — December 2021

Welcome to December.  We’ll see the end of 2021, the year we hoped would bring the end of all the dreadful experiences of notorious 2020. For many, it hasn’t been a whole lot better. But December. . . the home … Continue reading

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The President’s Message — December 2021

“Well, 2021 hasn’t necessarily been a return to normal, but it is the year that we adapted—and took control of our lives.” ~ Debra Adams Simmons As the end of the year approaches, it is amazing to see how our … Continue reading

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From the Minister’s Desk — November 2021

The most influential person today in the struggle to prevent abortion is probably Pope Francis. Below is the draft of a letter I am preparing to send to the Pope, on that subject.  Your comments and suggestions are invited. When … Continue reading

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The President’s Message — November 2021

“‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.” ~ Alice Walker It is hard to believe that November, the month with a day set aside … Continue reading

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From the Minister’s Desk — October 2021

Our lives have been just a bit more adventurous  recently than we might have wished. We enjoyed the White Horse Village September Mystery Lunch, on a perfect September day, to a lovely restaurant in Chesapeake City, overlooking the canal. All … Continue reading

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The President’s Message — October 2021

“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members” ~ Coretta Scott King During the welcome of almost every Sunday Service, the words “…we are a caring community…” are used. And we are … Continue reading

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