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Acts of Generosity and Other Ways to Be a Change Agent

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker
Date/Time: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 9:15am 03/03/2019 11:15am

In a world where it feels like we value materialism over relationships, how do we engage as agents of change? How do we make sure we’re remembered for our virtues and not how much stuff we left in our will? The Theme of the Month is Abundance and Inequality.… Read the rest

Birds of a Feather

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker
Date/Time: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 9:15am 02/24/2019 11:15am

Each of us balances between individual and group identity, so it’s helpful to understand how the tides of group think influence and impact us, and ask: Can we ever really think independently?… Read the rest

Radical Hospitality

Presenters: Rev Dr. Terasa Cooley
Date/Time: Sunday, February 10, 2019, 9:15am 02/10/2019 11:15am

We talk a lot about being hospitable as a religious community. What does that really mean? Saying hello to someone at coffee hour? Or really opening ourselves up to letting new people into our lives? I believe hospitality to be a religious calling. Let’s explore that together

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March of the Ancestors

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker
Date/Time: Sunday, February 3, 2019, 9:15am 02/03/2019 11:15am

The Theme of the Month is Identity, so I’m wondering what’s in my DNA and how it informs who I am? I’m wondering what stories my ancestors created that are still influencing me today? Self-discovery usually focuses on just our own life, yet we each carry with us multiple identities … Read the rest

The Scream Factory

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker
Date/Time: Sunday, January 27, 2019, 9:15am 01/27/2019 11:15am

Populism and nationalism are pushing our country hard into deep hurt. Progressives need a strong “yes” to move us forward into a world where we are no longer divided. How we create a new vision is as important as what that vision is. Is there a role in this process … Read the rest

Love and Hate of Conflict

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker
Date/Time: Sunday, January 20, 2019, 9:15am 01/20/2019 11:15am

Conflict is inevitable as long as human beings continue to exist. When we handle conflict through healthy, managed dialogue and action, we can thrive. If we don’t, we threaten our very existence. Can religion play a role in helping humanity learn to accept conflict and see how it is not … Read the rest

Cancelled due to weather: Making Women Safer by Letting Go of Shame

Presenters: Mai Trinh
Date/Time: Sunday, January 13, 2019, 9:15am 01/13/2019 11:15am

Today’s service is cancelled due to weather.

A recent UN Report found that the most dangerous place for a woman is inside her home. Women continue to pay a deadly price for gender inequality, discrimination and negative stereotypes and are more likely to be killed by family members and partners. … Read the rest

Mutual Liberation: Yours, Mine and Ours

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker
Date/Time: Sunday, January 6, 2019, 9:15am 01/06/2019 11:15am

The Theme of the Month is Intersectionality, a contemporary word that captures our Seventh Principle through the lens of justice and equity. Let’s look at how we can all become active engagers in the creation of liberation.

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Songs of Resolution

Presenters: Eric Pourchot and Friends
Date/Time: Sunday, December 30, 2018, 10:00am

One service at 10:00 am

The New Year makes us think of resolutions, and perhaps the courage of resolution as well. The year past and the year to come certainly require both resolution and courage. Come join us to listen to songs of social justice and sing songs about what … Read the rest

For So the Children Come

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker, Ann Richards, and Mark Zimmerman
Date/Time: Monday, December 24, 2018, 4:00pm 12/24/2018 7:00pm

4:30pm Multigenerational Christmas Eve Service

7:00pm Christmas Eve Service Read the rest