Author Archives: megganmanlove

Geeking out-Ecumenism and Camp

Tomorrow I begin my journey to The Great Gathering–over 500 people from the Lutheran, Presbyterian, United Church of Christ, Methodist, Episcopal, and United Church of Canada outdoor ministry networks assembled together for four days at Lake Junaluska in the Blue … Continue reading

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Civic Engagement

I was asked by my parishioner, Dr. Celia Wolff, to speak for about twelve minutes in her Apostle Paul course at Northwest Nazarene University. That time was followed by a few questions from her insightful and inquisitive students. Twelve minutes … Continue reading

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Identity – the pastor

The week before I went on sabbatical, I called a friend and left a long message. I was sobbing as I wondered who I would be for fourteen weeks if I was not Pastor Meggan. Would I like myself? Would … Continue reading

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Reading During Sabbatical

I did a great deal of reading on sabbatical, much of it planned ┬ábut with some fun additions. Thanks to all of my reading partners out there: Mom and Dad, Trinity’s Monday Morning Study Group and Sunday Adult Forum, Treasure … Continue reading

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Redfish Lake and Wrapping Up

I returned from South Dakota two weeks ago. I have been doing the regular stuff of life–going to the eye doctor, getting my teeth cleaned, finally obtaining my Idaho Star Card (Federal REAL ID), going to the grocery store, and … Continue reading

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Maiden, the film

I have seen several good films with women in the leads this summer. Wild Rose (which I blogged about earlier), Late Night (starring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling, the latter also wrote the screenplay), Downton Abbey (my opinion is it … Continue reading

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Music of Sabbatical

Storytelling was my intended theme for the 14-week sabbatical but, not surprising since so many stories are put to music, music became a secondary theme. I knew that Ireland would have amazing music, and for the record I was not … Continue reading

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