An Active Process The Search Committee has now moved beyond the committee's preparation and release of a Cedars Congregational Record for Minister Search (follow link to view the document) sharing descriptive information about Cedars with potential minister candidates, and its assembly of an extensive Search Packet (follow link to view the document) containing copies or samples of Cedars' operational and organizational material such as bylaws, board and congregational meeting minutes, budgets, newsletters, and more for sharing with candidates expressing interest in our congregation. As … Read More ›
Ministers Column - January 2019 Now we are in the heart of winter. Winter is less snowy and icy here than in other places I have lived. In the mid-west, we spoke of late January and early February as "the dead of winter," the time when freezing temperatures were daily, and nothing grew. Some claim that our PNW winter spans all of October through March, while others limit the winter to November … Read More ›
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 ›
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