Annual Appeal Letter 2017

by commonstreet Dear Friends and Members of CSSC,                                                                  12/12/17 We invite you to join our community in a spirit of gratitude.  In 2017 we continued to grow into a loving, caring, inclusive community that brings the transforming power of love into our world.  In a year that has challenged all of us […]

The Call to Community – Fall 2015 Newsletter

by commonstreet

Dear Friends, As I was planting blueberry bushes in our front lawn this summer, my neighbor taught me a rhyme about a common three year cycle of plant growth: sleep, creep, leap. In year one the plant sleeps, not growing much. In year two it begins to creep, growing slowly. Then in the third year it leaps, growing […]

The Call to Community — Spring 2015 Newsletter

by commonstreet

AN UPDATE Dear Friends, Spring is here with the scent of life in the air.  Hallelujah! At our April council meeting, our board asked me what my personal goals for ministry are, as well as what my overall vision is for our community at this point. In summary form, here’s what I came to: Personally, I feel […]

The Call To Community – Winter 2014 Newsletter

by commonstreet

December 2014 Dear Friends, Along with a warm welcome to participate in the programs and events described below, I want to give you an update about our emerging vision.  As you may have heard, we’ve been talking as a community about changing the name of our building/institution from “church” to “spiritual center.” But it is more than a […]