Tag Archives | reading

Friday Features, May 27, 2011

As announced in Friday Features, May 27: You are invited to participate in the June book study Play: How it shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul, by Stuart Brown. The book is available from Amazon, $6.40, or through JeffCo Library System. The discussion group will be hosted this time by Jill […]

Shared Stories: Emotional Lives of Animals

A fascinating article on the Emotional Lives of Animals, as shared with Dee by Carolyn Alexander. From: Carolyn Alexander To: Dee Sent: Tue, May 17, 2011 6:04 am Subject: The Emotional Lives of Animals Emotional Lives of Animals It won’t surprise pet owners, but now, scientific research also shows that many animals are intelligent, and […]

Overview of Summer Series

As presented during “Seconds for Sabbatical,” May 8, 2011 An overview of the Summer Series, currently being developed by the Sabbatical Team, was presented by Jill Hesser, highlighting Pastor Dee’s summer itinerary and how the the local schedule of activities relates. Elements from Dee’s itinerary – from California to Bimini to Oregon and finishing in Tanzania – will be highlighted through […]

Book Studies & Movies Offered by the Sabbatical Team

    ECHOES    Inspire . . . Inform . . . Invite   As printed in the May 2011 issue of Echoes:  Book studies and movies will be two ways – in addition to field trips (see separate article about the trips) – that the Sabbatical Team hopes to involve the congregation in our own […]

Children’s Books Added to the Reading List

As we prepare for this Summer of Exploring Creative Play and Spirituality there are additional books in the COTH library for those younger at heart. Dee has shared her reading list with us, and these are for those younger readers who want to share in the adventure. Parents, please check out for yourselves or your children […]

Summer Series – Books, Movies, Activities

The following insert was in the bulletin for the March 27 and April 3 worship services. The insert can  be found in the Narthex. Summer Series Want to make this upcoming “sabbatical summer” a rewarding and enriching experience while Pastor Dee is on sabbatical? Consider participating in Summer Series – a selection of activities including book […]

Shared Stories: The Whale

Following is a beautiful animal story, shared by COTH member, Kelly Croke. As mentioned in a previous post, stories like this one will be captured and posted on the blog for your enjoyment. ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Kelly Croke Date: Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 6:27 PM Subject: Fw: The Whale–true story     […]

Shared Stories: Deer and Friends

As noted in a previous post, animal stories received by Dee will be logged here for all to view and enjoy. The following was received by COTH member Carolyn Alexander: —–Original Message—– From: Carolyn Alexander Sent: Tue, Feb 22, 2011 1:02 pm Subject: A dog and a deer Cool!      http://www.dogwork.com/ddsff4/

Sharing Wonderful Animal Stories

Dee says, “I am starting to get several emails from members about the animal human connections.  I wish there was some way we could log or keep these or have them where others could see them too.”  And so, as possible, we will be logging the wonderful animal stories received by Dee as she prepares for our […]

More Books…

Dee has added more books to her reading list in preparation for the Summer of Exploring Creative Play and Spirituality. A full list of reading materials is always available on the left side-bar of this blog. Caroline Knapp  Pack of  Two Katrina Kittle  The Blessings of the Animals  Ralph Helfer  Zamba Jonathan Balcombe  Second Nature […]