Speaker: Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford

Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford joined Live Oak as our minister in August 2014.


Who are the “teammates” in your life? And what does it mean to be optimistic in 2022? We close out the Ted Lasso series by looking closer at some of the wisdom shared in the Ted Lasso show to see what we might find helpful … read more.

Goldfish and Ghosts

We begin our January “Ted Lasso” sermon series with an interactive, ritual-based service called the “Fire Communion.” Come in person Sunday at 10 am for an outdoor service at Live Oak (also Livestreamed) where we honor the past, and let it go. Please bring your … read more.

The Ancient Yuletide Carol

Whose holiday is it, anyway? Historians point out the pagan roots of Yule amidst voices calling for a more religious and less inclusive Christmas. In truth, the holiday has always been a melding of traditions, a pluralistic celebration of humanity and the world in which … read more.

Welcoming In the Yuletide

Thousands of years of evolution have wired us for a winter holiday season … and this past year has amplified the need. It’s a time for celebrating transformation, hope, and joy. 

The Crowded Common Table

Multiplatform – Outdoors and Livestreamed on YouTube, 9:30 am

We gather again as we have in years past for our annual Bread and Cider ceremony. Please bring a bread from your heritage, or that is significant to you in some way, to share.

Public Education is Under Attack

Multiplatform – Outdoors and Livestreamed on YouTube, 9:30 am

Across the United States, people are showing up at school board meetings to protest various recent controversies. But there is an underlying battle that has been waged since 1848 when Unitarian Horace Mann said “Education … read more.

Hooray for Halloween!

Multiplatform – Outdoors and Livestreamed on YouTube, 9:30 am

We complete our month’s theme of “Design Your Life” by lifting up an important part of living: FUN. Wear your costume and come ready to celebrate!