Easter Communion Service

One: We gather now as one body, joined around the table. Many: Here we celebrate God’s resurrecting presence among us, united in Christ’s spirit, broken and whole all at once. One: Nourished and hungry, loved and loving, we make one circle of knowing. Many: Believing, rejoicing, being, as God lights and rests among us. One: Resurrecting God, we give thanks […]

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Adirondack Winter Hiking – Algonquin and Wright Peaks

On Saturday March 20th, Matthew Nuss, several Hudson Valley Hikers and myself attempted three peaks in the Macintyre Range of the Adirondack Mountains, Algonquin, Iroquois, and Wright.  Matthew Nuss has written the following trip report of our hike. All three mountains of the Macintyre Range are ‘above treeline’, meaning that the summits are totally exposed to the elements.  From the […]

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Easter Sunrise Service

Opening Reading Leader: Easter begins in despair. Our life, our love, our hope forever dead, crushed by boulder, bottled up in a cave. Reader 1: Who will roll away the stone? Leader: Easter takes us by surprise, early in the morning. The obstacles we expect to face are removed. Where once death and despair lay locked in time, now the […]

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