This service will look at forgiveness as a way to reclaim our own power and possibility. It’s about aligning ourselves with what we can be instead of that which has caused us harm.
Speaker: Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd Senior Minister
This service will look at the prophetic and pressing themes raised in Dr. King’s, “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” How can we take the person, and the text, and the implications for the present day seriously enough to make new ways of being possible.
The story our children and youth will grapple with this month is all about transforming evil – not ignoring it, not looking away, but actively changing it into something else. Maybe this is why “movements” are called that. Perhaps being in the midst of … read more.
Monday, December 24, Christmas Eve, One Candle Light Service at 7pm
Celebrate the Christmas season with lessons, carols, candle lighting, and the music of the choir.
Enjoy a traditional retelling of the Christmas story with music and candle lighting. After the service, join us for fellowship and the opportunity to build a Gingerbread House.
How can we welcome the in-between spaces of our lives? The in-between identities we hold? The middle spots between supposed opposites? The world stretches out between the dichotomies, and maybe peace is found in between.
We’re going to ponder a little bit about what it is to be human, and how the world around us seeks to define our humanity. Pulling pretty loosely from economic theory and a dodgy understanding of John Stuart Mill, Rev. Nancy will see just where … read more.
Spiritual teachers often speak about the cultivation of a “devotional” life. What are you truly devoted to? What does it feel like to live a life of devotion?
It’s no big deal to be grateful when everything is easy. How can we dig deep to our spiritual resources and be grateful in the complexity of our lives, no matter what?
What happens when what we have believed shifts dramatically? When the objects of our reverence are absent or newly different? When you look up to the heavens in search of God, what if you see something entirely unexpected?