Minister’s Musings & Availability – Blessed Human Contact (6/15/22)

Dear Friends,

The blessing I’m looking forward to this week is human contact.  I’m leaving tomorrow for General Assembly, traveling to Portland, Oregon via Amtrak.  If you were at worship last Sunday, you heard me talk about how I’ve learned to miss unplanned encounters and conversations during the pandemic; this trip is my deep dive back into the mass of humanity.  Two days on a train, followed by a week with first hundreds of colleagues and then thousands of UUs!  I appreciate being able to go, and am really glad I made the decision to attend in person.  I’ll be working while I’m away, but will only be checking email in the mornings and evenings – thanks in advance for your patience with slower response times.

In faith and love,


Reverend Karen’s Office Hours & Availability

Please reach out to Karen via email, phone, or text if you’d like to connect individually – she’s happy to set up a time to meet with you! And, as always, please call or text her if you have a pastoral emergency. Please note that Karen doesn’t check email on Mondays (her rest day) and Thursdays (her writing/study day) and will reply to your non-emergency messages the following day.

Virtual Office Hours on Tuesdays at 4:00-6:00 pm

Rev. Karen will continue to hold virtual office hours as part of our multiplatform future! She opens a zoom room, and you’re invited to join her when you can for as long as you can. See your weekly email for the Zoom link.

Coffee with the Minister on Wednesday at 10:00-11:30 am

Rev. Karen will be at the Victory Café on Atwood Ave (across from A Room of One’s Own Bookstore) – stop in and join her!

Office Hours at Reeb on Fridays at 1:00-3:00 pm 

Karen would love to see you there, or meet you there for a walk around the neighborhood! Please contact her by phone or email to let her know you’re coming and what you’re comfortable with.