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Author Talk: Peter Ilgenfritz “Testing the Wind”

May 1, 0021|12:00 am

Testing the Wind book cover

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Author Talk: Peter Ilgenfritz “Testing the Wind”

Saturday, May 1 at 10:00am via Zoom

Join BHML for our next virtual Author Talk featuring local author (and BHML patron!) Peter Ilgenfritz. He will discuss his new book, Testing the Wind (published April 14).

Peter IlgenfritzFor 33 years, Peter Ilgenfritz has served as a pastor in the United Church of Christ. A native of Massachusetts, he served for 25 years as pastor at University Congregational Church in Seattle before following a call to walk with others through times of change and transition. Peter is a member of Chobo-Ji, a Rinzai Zen community in Seattle and a graduate of Colgate University and Yale Divinity School.  Peter loves running, biking, conversations and writing. His book of poetry, Setting Sail, is available through Lulu Press. For more information on his ministry of coaching, spiritual accompaniment and retreat leadership contact him at Peter@navigatingthroughchange.com or through his website, NavigatingThroughChange.com.  Peter currently serves as interim pastor at the Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor, Maine. 

This author talk is FREE and open to the public. Register for the event»

Book description: There are journeys in life we would never choose to take, but we do so anyway, because we know that our lives depend on our taking them. In a tippy little boat, on a tiny lake in downtown Seattle, I learned to sail. I discovered a practice that helped me let go of the life I had and discover a new life I’d never imagined. Along the way, I crashed into waves of grief and despair but did not drown. I was tossed by anxiety but did not die. Instead, I discovered parts of myself I’d never dared to embrace. Eventually, I learned what was on the other side of letting go


May 1, 0021
12:00 am
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