Disorderly Ordinands & Ordinals

By law, JUBILEE! is a church. By name, we’re a community. Traditionally, churches promote religion. JUBILEE! promotes life. Religion is organized. JUBILEE! is, well… Religions are institutional. At JUBILEE!, a few of us should be institutionalized. “Early religions” writes the Reverend Tom Robbins, “were like muddy ponds with lots of foliage. Concealed there, the fish of […]

Sailing…Takes Me Away by Howard Hanger

You know those old questions that pop up every time a gaggle of Jubilants get together?  Questions like 1. Where did we find such comfortable chairs? Or… 2. When are going to start the Bloody Mary bar?  Or … 3.  Is that actually weed in the burning bowl? Or… 4.  What are we going to […]

Upcoming Events: 05.11.2018

A Letter to the Jubilee! Community Dear Jubilants, “There’s a crack in everything.  That’s how the light gets in.”  Howard’s message about his retirement might feel like it will create a giant “crack” in our community, but as we have been hearing each Sunday during Via Transformativa, the cracks in our lives create the opportunities […]

Vision: Dancing in the Moonlight by Howard Hanger

The old girl’s been up there sashaying around us as long as we know.  Call her “Mother Earth’s Daughter,” call her “Luna.”  Call her full, crescent, half, quarter, new, waxing, waning or gibbous.  Call her what you will, she’s a hit on earth.  Not only does she pull the oceans back and forth, but she […]

Upcoming Events: 04.27.2018

The Unruly Mystic: Saint Hildegard …Monday, April 30th at 7 pm International film maker Michael Conti will be screening the documentary, The Unruly Mystic: Saint Hildegard, at Jubilee! following the Creation Spiritualties Conference. Considered by many to be the patron saint of creativity, St Hildegard of Bingen was a 12th century German Benedictine abbess whose contributions as […]

What’s the Buzz? by Howard Hanger

If spring is anything, it’s a season of sounds: Life-kickin’-into-gear sounds, back-in-the-kitchen-cookin’ sounds, hold-onto-your-britches-here-we-go-again sounds. Out of the dark and silent wings of winter onto the bright and rowdy stage of spring, every doo-dah in creation spouts their lines: their chirps, chirrups, cheeps, clicks, clacks and clucks.  All the world around you swings into a […]

Upcoming Events: 04.13.2018

You Are Not Alone in Your Grief …Tuesday, April 24th, 6—10 pm  Grief is as natural an expression of humanness as joy, and honors the losses of what we loved: family, friends, jobs, relationships, situations, etc. Unexpressed grief can be the source of stress, illness, and disease while the process of grieving can bring balance […]

Via Transformativa: You Really Crack Me Up by Howard Hanger

Ring the bells that still can ring, forget your perfect offering.’There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. – Leonard Cohen You can crack an egg, crack a window or crack a safe. You can crack a book, crack a beer or crack a code. Did you know that in chemistry, […]

Upcoming Events: 3.30.2018

Not MY Kid! Preventing Adolescent Substance Abuse Series …Three consecutive sessions beginning April 11th, 6 – 8 pm. Attend one session or all.               If you are the parent of a “tween” or teen, this workshop, presented by Kriya Lendzion, prevention specialist, addictions therapist and school counselor, is for you. A donation of $5 – […]