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Be Here Now

Posted In: Walking Camino, | May 26th, 2017

  Day Three: Tuesday, May 23 Written by Jo Forrest Day Five began by hiking a portion of the El Camino Francés in which we encountered what felt like the United Nations of The Way.  At one stop we met a couple who traveled from Seoul, Korea to walk from St. Jean, France and another […]


Rely Upon Each Other

Posted In: Walking Camino, | May 25th, 2017

Written by Jo Forrest Day Four: Wednesday, May 24   We have guides, maps, directions, and all the Camino images and arrows along the way such that one could walk the Camino alone. On this trip, our guides ensure those that step out first and those that mosey behind will not get lost.  The water […]


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Posted In: Worship, | May 24th, 2017

By The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg If you are looking for fantastic beasts, where do you find them?  Well, if you are looking for Bowtruckles, Graphorns, or Peruvian Vipertooth Dragons, you should look in the authoritative textbook Harry Potter studied at Hogwarts: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, by Newt Scamander (a.k.a. J. […]


Experience the Contrasts

Posted In: Walking Camino, | May 24th, 2017

  Written by Jo Forrest Day Three: Tuesday, May 23 Day Three takes us to Galicia to visit the mountaintop of Santa Tecla.  A hike up a steep path brought us to a Celtic castros (ruins) from 1200 BCE that had housed thousands of invaders.  These were from the same band of Celts that also […]


Ten Great Ways To Work Rummage

Posted In: Rummage, | May 24th, 2017

  By Vivian Vahlberg If you’re wondering how to help Kenilworth Union Church’s annual Rummage Sale this summer, you might take a page from Traci and Eric Groff and their family. Just put your hand up and volunteer. Good things will follow. Traci and Eric started volunteering sixteen years ago, as just-engaged new members of […]


Walk In A Relaxed Manner

Posted In: Walking Camino, | May 23rd, 2017

  Written by Jo Forrest Day Two: Monday, May 22 Day Two is when the teaching on how to prevent blisters is finally grasped: walk in a relaxed manner and drink plenty of fluids.  This could be the teaching for all of life.  It is the tender areas of our lives that are most easily […]


First Steps

Posted In: Walking Camino, | May 22nd, 2017

    Written by Jo Forrest Day One: Sunday, May 21 Pilgrims have been walking the way of St. James since the time of Charlemagne. Some in penitence.  Some seeking healing.  Whereas some may be on a spiritual journey unknown to even them.  A pilgrimage to touch relics or visit shrines to be closer to […]


Youth Sunday

Posted In: Youth Ministy, | May 17th, 2017

By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster Our lives unfold into mystery—behind every known is an equally baffling unknown.  This reality is no more present than when graduating seniors begin their final journey toward adulthood—launching into infinite futures, deciding college or career, near or far, traditional or non-traditional, family legacy or new adventure. This time […]


Sukkat Shalom

Posted In: Worship, | May 11th, 2017

By The Reverend William A. Evertsberg For six weeks this summer Kenilworth Union will be homeless. Well, not quite.  Just our worship service, unsheltered while we refurbish the pews and floors in the sanctuary, and replace the floors in the Culbertson and Centennial Rooms. Heaven forfend! What will we do!  I’m glad you asked.  From […]


18th Annual Outreach Benefit Success!

Posted In: Outreach, | May 3rd, 2017

At our 18th Annual Outreach Benefit, members and friends of Kenilworth Union Church gathered at the Michigan Shores Club on April 21 to raise funds for the Church’s Outreach program. Some 290 guests gathered in support of 40 benevolence agencies were sponsored by Kenilworth Union Church. Our Co-Chairs Elizabeth Bigelow and Marcia Hines hosted the […]