Rev. Jennifer Dalton

Shut Up and Listen: A Lost Art

In forty-two years of living, I have never met a person who said to me: “I am a bad listener.”  Most of us assume we are good listeners; most assume that listening is a passive activity that comes naturally. I argue that listening is both a talent and a gift we can give to the … Continued

The Search for Happiness

Rev Jennifer Dalton discarded her original topic to talk about the timely subject of Transgender persons and those in transition. Sometimes, in a world that has been comfortable with people being ‘he’ or ’she’ with variations in orientation, the dilemma of what pronoun to use for a transitioning person might elicit giggles. That, of course … Continued

And a Child Shall Lead Them

We are facing a new year with new challenges ahead.  How can we do so with energy, with a fresh perspective?  How do we maintain positivity in light of many of the tragedies we hear about every day?  How do we face a New Year with a sense of renewal rather than skepticism? sermon.