Reverend David Kohlmeier

The Radical Politics of the Manger

The traditional Christian images of the birth of Jesus are so familiar as to be almost cliché, but they are in fact filled with radical political ideas that their original, first-century Jewish and Roman audience would have clearly seen. We’ll look at the shepherds, the … read more.

Waiting for Emmanuel

One of the most familiar hymns at this time of year is “O Come, O Come Emmanuel.” The term “Emmanuel” is a title often given to Jesus, but its roots are in Judaism, in the Book of Isaiah. What did this term “Emmanuel” originally mean … read more.

Give Thanks

In our annual all-generations Thanksgiving Service, we will look back on the traditional story of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag at the first Thanksgiving, and share corn bread, apple cider, and cranberry juice in thanksgiving for all that is our life.