altar with symbolic objects contributed by retreat participants

Register now for Working the Soil: Preparing for Fall and Advent, a planning retreat for pastors

Working the Soil: Preparing for Fall and Advent a planning retreat for pastors Make time this summer to get away from the daily demands of ministry in order to begin planning your worship themes and series for fall and Advent. Join companions on the journey as we make room for the Spirit in our midst, … Continue reading Register now for Working the Soil: Preparing for Fall and Advent, a planning retreat for pastors

Dave Raymond, Kerry Greenhill, and baby Anneliese Joy Greenhill-Raymond

How Pastoral Transitions Are Like Having a Baby, or What I Learned on My Maternity Leave

As many of you know, June marks my official return to ministry work after three months of maternity leave. Anneliese Joy was born March 10, and my husband Dave and I could not be more thrilled to have her in our lives. Of course, there have been plenty of challenges along the way, and I … Continue reading How Pastoral Transitions Are Like Having a Baby, or What I Learned on My Maternity Leave