We believe that faith is a journey we take together. Religious education takes a lifetime. It happens both within and beyond a congregation's walls. We support one another as individuals, families, and communities in an ongoing search for truth and meaning. We strive to guide one another—all ages among us—in religious questioning, personal change, and discovering ways to better live in … Read More ›
Sunday, April 23, 2017
The Island School
8553 NE Day Rd, Bainbridge Island
Rev. Barry Andrews, Guest Speaker, Tyler Weaver, Worship Associate. Susan Shaffer, SSC Coordinator.
Thoreau wrote this in his journal, “What are the natural features which make a township handsome? A river, with its waterfalls and meadows, a lake, a hill, a cliff or individual rocks, a forest, and ancient trees standing singly. Such things are beautiful; they have a high use which dollars and cents never represent. If the inhabitants of a town were wise, they would seek to protect these things, though at a considerable expense.” This Earth Day, let’s think about what we can do to protect the natural features that make Bainbridge Island and Greater Kitsap handsome.
At Cedars, much of the community life of the congregation occurs in various social groups that Cedars calls "Affinity Groups." Webster defines affinity as “a feeling of closeness and understanding that someone has for another person because of their similar qualities, ideas or interests.” Cedars has groups of people who like to read the same kind of things, who like to sing, who like to talk with friends, and who enjoy … Read More ›