A Message from Our Kahu

“Community and Sanctuary” In the Lord you are light. Live as children of light. Ephesians 5:8   In my online message this past week, I talked about the importance of community and how we are still a strong community of faith even when we are not...

A Message from Our Kahu

“Treasures in Clay Jars” We have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God…. 2 Corinthians 4:7   On Sunday, I talked about what it means to be baffled—something we all feel at times and...

A Message from Our Kahu

“Getting Real with Yourself” On Sunday, I talked about chapter 3 of Parker Palmer’s recent book, On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity and Getting Old. The chapter is titled “Getting Real with Yourself,” and it challenges us to let...

A Message from Our Kahu

“The Dance of the Generations”   On Sunday, I talked about chapter 2 of Parker Palmer’s recent book, On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity and Getting Old. The chapter was about how the “older” generations relate to the...

A Message from Our Kahu

“Grace, Gravity & Getting Old” This week we celebrate the first Sunday in Lent, the six-week period before Easter when we spend time in intentional reflection. As our guide I have chosen Parker Palmer’s recent book, On the Brink of Everything:...

A Message from Our Kahu

OPUKAHAIA On Sunday, we celebrated the life of Opukahaia, the young Hawaiian man whose family members were killed in the brutal warfare in these islands during the 1790’s. He sailed to New England where he was educated and converted to Christianity and was...