Entries by Brigitte Parenteau

Day Three: Masada

We had our morning prayer in the excavated synagogue of Masada. Kathy read Psalm 27. Look it up and imagine us on top of Masada. It was moving to hear words that probably had been read in that very room 2,000 years ago…”

Day Two: Jericho, Hebron

The day began early with a small group taking a sunrise walk through the neighborhood. Turns out we were in the cultural and governmental center of Jerusalem We walked by the construction site of the new National Library, the Knesset, the ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Israel Museum, Hebrew University, and the Prime Minister’s residence.

Issues Confronting America

Four guest speakers share their perspectives on issues confronting our nation, from challenges and changes in rural America to proposals for gun policy reform to unpacking headlines in the news. Music precedes each forum a half hour in advance, and a public reception follows. Forums are free and open to all. 

Meisel Scholars Program Celebrates 30 Years

On Sunday, January 6, we celebrated the first three decades of a program that honors the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Donald and Eleanor Meisel, and invites young adults in our congregation to follow their convictions, share their talents, and explore their vocations outside the traditional college classroom.