Rhythm and Ritual, Listening and Change

Rhythm and Ritual, Listening and Change

You start out with one thing, end up with another, and nothing’s like it used to be, not even the future                   ~Rita Dove Dove’ s words from her poem Ö speak to the experience of life. The human tendency to resist change is interesting in light of the fact...
Waiting

Waiting

We live in a culture that does not like to wait. So much of the conveniences of life are right before us. Electricity that flips on lights, faucets that bring in rushing water, vehicles that get us from one place to another, computers and other devices on which we can...
Songs of Liberation

Songs of Liberation

Our Advent series, “Songs of Liberation,” takes us to the gospel according to Luke. The season of Advent speaks to us through songs of prophets and words of hope. Our theme is inspired by Rev. Dr. B. Yuki Schwartz’s resource, Reimagine Advent: Discover the Liberating...
The joy, pain, hope, and heartbreak of the season

The joy, pain, hope, and heartbreak of the season

The holiday season is upon us. A time for cheer, celebration, gratitude, joy, and enjoying the company of those whom we love. However, the holidays also bring sadness, mourning, pain, and challenge. For one, we know that even though some things have changed since a...
Waiting

Waiting

And so we wait. The year 2020 has provided us with many opportunities to wait. Wait to visit family from across the country. Wait to hug loved ones living nearby. Wait to eat at a favorite restaurant. Wait to host friends for dinner. Wait to meet in person for worship...