A New Year – Rev. Anna Woofenden




In this sermon, delivered at the Garden Church in San Pedro, CA, one of the Swedenborgian Church’s newest ministries, calls us to reflect on the spiritual potential of the new year, as difficult as it may seem.


Click below for a PDF version of Rev. Anna’s talk:

A New Year – Rev. Anna Woofenden


16121663_10154436043149094_1486738322_oRev. Anna Woofenden is the founding pastor of the Garden Church in San Pedro California, re-imagining church as an interconnected organism, worshiping, loving and serving together while transforming a plot of land into a vibrant urban farm and sanctuary. Anna received her Masters of Divinity from Earlham School of Religion, a Certificate of Swedenborgian Studies from the Swedenborgian House of Studies, and is an ordained minister in the Swedenborgian Church of North America. Anna has a passion for spirituality, justice, beauty, compassion, and community, and is driven by a calling to re-imagine church.

3 thoughts on “A New Year – Rev. Anna Woofenden”

  1. I like the point made that there is much for us as humans to do to make this a better world, but that it is not a solely human endeavor – God meets us half way 🙂

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