As our theme this month, we’ll look at the fine and wavering line between what is sacred and what is ordinary. Even when we look at our history and our congregation’s history, seemingly ordinary moments take on a new power if we choose to bless … read more.
Jean Vanier is a Canadian philosopher, theologian, and the founder of L’Arche communities. Last year upon turning 90, he shared his thoughts on life and on growing older with his “ten rules for life to become more human”. Please join us as we learn more … read more.
River Road has a rich history and spirit of community, but we know that this kind of community doesn’t happen overnight. It happens in ways big and small, quiet and out loud, prolonged and steady. Join us as we explore the ways we build community … read more.
In a famous story from the Christian scriptures, Jesus invites his friends to collect all the leftovers from the meal that fed 5000 people by asking them to “Gather up the fragments so that none may be lost.” How do we gather up the fragments … read more.
Welcome back! Please join us as we return from the summer with our ingathering services and festivities. Two multi-generational services at 9:15am and 11:15am.
To two services, to the first weeks of school, to everything that awaits in the coming season. This Sunday, we’ll share a … read more.
Although Labor Day is a time to honor and celebrate the paid labor it takes to keep our communities going, we know there are many forms of unpaid labor in our midst. How can we honor the many ways each of us creates the world … read more.
As summer passes toward fall, this week we’ll reflect on the beauty of impermanent things, the toasts we make in breakable glasses, and the wonder of what we cannot keep.
Every Summer, Rev. Nancy preaches one “big science sermon.” This year, we’ll look at both the theological and scientific basis for asserting (as our 7th principle does) that we are a part of an interdependent web of all existence.
Five years after the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson Missouri, noted preacher, pastor and community leader Bishop Douglas Miles will bring us a message from the heart of his calling. Using a text from the Book of Acts, he’ll ask, “Why do the people of … read more.
We’ll give thanks and bless our companions in life—cats and dogs, birds and chickens, turtles and fish, and so much more! This ceremony also acknowledges that our lives are made fuller and richer by the creatures that inhabit the Earth with us, not just those … read more.