Jul 23, 2023
Sunday Sermon given July 23, 2023
Prayer by Jen Navarro, Worship Leader
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About the Sermon: It is tempting to succumb to anger, fear and despair in the current spirit of our times. How can we develop and even embrace a curious attitude to the challenges that face us?
Jen Navarro is a therapist in private practice in Portland, OR. She spent many years at First Parish and was involved with Lay Ministry, Stewardship, Marta’s Installation committee, RE, Pie Palace, Pride Parade and other activities. Although she moved to Oregon in 2014, she will always consider First Parish her spiritual home.