Rev. Maren Tirabassi, Guest Preacher
Rev. Maren Tirabassi is a UCC minister and the author or editor of twenty books, including her most recent collection, A Child Laughs – Prayers of Justice and Hope, an anthology including the work of more than seventy-five contributors from around the world (including our own Rev. Laura Martin).
"...I claim the Bethlehem stories,
deepest Christmas past
as my daily advent companion,
with and in spite of –
grocery store carols, lists of lists,
and my hope to be gentle
with those around me
who are visited
by their own Christmas ghosts."