April 2024

Durham’s Tending Our Soil (TOS) Team is now working through Year Two of this three-year congregational vitality program, and we have some accomplishments under our belt! Year One was a lot of self-study and neighbor-study; after all, if we’re…

December 2023

Your Tending our Soil (TOS) team has been working hard this last year.  As you might remember you, the congregation participated in doing our historic timeline and a survey.  From that data, the team was able to develop two personas that we…

April 2023

The next step in the Tending Our Soil process is getting to know our neighborhoods. The TOS team is looking for guides to show us around. We will be observing activities, people, and locations in order to better understand the people and…

February 2023

We have completed the Readiness 360 congregational survey. The overview is printed below, and greater detail is available by clicking here. The TOS team will be attending an all-day workshop in Silver Spring this month and their next project…

January 2023

The next step in our Tending Our Soil process, the Durham Parish 'Readiness 360' survey, is ready to go. All parishioners are asked to complete the survey.​ A link to the survey will be sent out by email on January 12. If you can't find…

November 2022

We have completed our first Tending Our Soil congregational exercise! Thank you to everyone who participated and helped with the set-up and meals. This first exercise was designed to help us articulate our core values, beliefs, and practices…