Peter Ilgenfritz has set aside Thursdays and Fridays in October and November for conversations with anyone who would like to talk. Set a time with him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 206-524-2322 x3307.
September 17, 2018 Dear Friends, Five years ago, I stepped off the wharf onto a sailboat and I learned how to sail. On that adventure I discovered a practice that helped me let go of the life I had, and discover a new life I’d never imagined. Today, I write that I have been called … Continue reading A letter from Peter
“We can’t do this again! We can’t!” And yet, here we were, doing it again. It was the same old pattern. The meeting began with great connection, vision, dreaming and energy. But after the lunch break, as the conversation turned to plans on what to do next, all that energy we’d experienced fled the room. We … Continue reading We can’t do this again!
I have walked through many lives, some of them my own, and I am not who I was, though some principle of being abides, from which I struggle not to stray. Stanely Kunitz, from his poem, “The Layers” This Fall, we begin a year-long worship series on migration. We begin with exploring all it takes … Continue reading Our Migration Stories
It's mid June — the season of graduation and celebrations, a time of anticipating perhaps some time away or a summer vacation. I leave on Friday for a few weeks of vacation to rest and prepare for some added responsibilities during Catherine's sabbatical from the end of July to the end of October, and also … Continue reading Reformation and Migration
It’s not a very popular service. And why would it be? I mean, who would really want to come at an inconvenient hour in the middle of a busy week to have the pastor make the sign of the cross on your forehead in black soot and bless you with the words, “Remember you are … Continue reading Along the Way – Ash Wednesday