Includes “The Christmas Truce” by Aaron Shepard.
Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford
Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford joined Live Oak as our minister in August 2014.
“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.”
Take your pain and make joy.
Our annual bread and cider ceremony: please bring a bread from your heritage.
What are the fantasies and lies holding you back.
Let your freak flag fly.
Is your purpose big enough?
The title of the sermon comes from the book “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek” by Annie Dillard.
Also, there is a clip in the sermon from the movie “The Lorax”.
During the “Big Idea”, Rev. Crawford read to the children The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin by Joe Troiano, Susan Banta (Illustrator).
The reading of the day was the introduction from John Gravious’s story A Toast Story in Pacific Standard.