Growing Abundance

The summer is always a special and busy time in the garden. Last week we welcomed a group of young adults from from the Methodist Church...

Dreams and Prophesy

If there's one thing we are at the Garden Church it's dreamers. Our founding pastor and the founding board dreamt of a church that could...

Times are Changing!

In March of 2020 we all adapted on the fly. At the Garden Church that meant that Rev. Jonathan moved church to Zoom with 48 hours notice...

Lament and Healing

In the garden from time to time I hear our lead gardener say (often over the compost bin) "and then you realize you did not add enough...

Summertime Prophets

Summer is in full swing! The tomatoes are turning red on the vine, volunteers are returning and music is returning to the garden tonight,...

Landscapes: Conserving Water

Most of the water used in a household is for the outdoors. Here are some things to think about regarding your outdoor water use. Water...

Sing a New Song

This weekend marks the change of season and opportunities to celebrate. The summer solstice marks our transition to the summer months....

Water outside--how to save it!

Here are some actions outside that can impact water conservation and water quality. 1. Pool owners can use a cover to reduce water loss...

How Can We Pray for You?

This Sunday we continue our series on the elements of worship with a discussion of public prayer. In a famous passage from the Gospel of...

How to re-use Water

Water for your plants can add up, so collecting used water for watering plants — instead of letting it run straight down the drain — is...

"Made Holy"

This past Saturday our garden was full of activity. From the ongoing tile making project with local mosaic artist Julie Bender in the...

Water is Life

During the month of June the Garden Church will focus on water conservation: Water is vital for life – we can’t live without it. Water...

And The Award Goes To...

On Thursday, May 28, 2021 The San Pedro Faith Consortium (on Facebook here) was honored with the John Anson Ford Human Relations Award...

"Offering Up"

As is true most weeks we had a good group of volunteers working hard in the garden. One volunteer was grimacing as she pulled up plants...

Sweeter Than Honey

Each Sunday the first item we lift out of the tabernacle and place in our worship space calming it once again as sacred space for worship...

As We Gather...

This Sunday we are entering an eight-week cycle of reflections upon the elements of worship, starting with gathering. While it sounds...

6 years and growing!

6th Annual Report May 2021 The Garden Church 2020-2021 Feed and be Fed in body, mind and Spirit. “How glad I was when they said to me...

Rooted and Growing in Love

6 years ago on May 1, 2021 our founding pastor Rev. Anna Woofenden and Master Gardner Lara Hughey opened the gates of what is today The...

Think of Food as Sacred!

Think about this before you throw food away: Someone grew this for me. Someone packaged and labeled this for me. Someone delivered this...