Community

November 25 Hope for the Homeless

Is homelessness a choice? Is panhandling wrong? Does it intrude? Should we give, or are we taken advantage of? How should we act? Dr. Cristopher Taylor, director of The Upper Room of Erie, will share his thoughts. Leigh Kostis, Service Coordinator. Musician: Jackson Froman

November 18 The Bounty of Life

We gather together in joyous thanksgiving each year. Or we take time to reflect on those who were left out of Massasoit’s first feast. How can we celebrate mindfully? Come hear the choir and help make sandwiches Speaker: Rev. Charlie. Musician: Jackson Froman.

October 21 Trust and Verification

In a society where trust has been violated, you can’t simply say “oops!” How do we go forward, building trust in our institutions and each other? Come, hear the choir sing! Make sandwiches after the service!

June 24 Do the Genes Still Fit?   

The array of human genes selected thousands of years ago enabled our ancestral clans to survive alongside wooly mammoths and giant cave bears.   Are we adapted for a global society and technological threats? Musicians: James Pearson and Hannah Olanrewaju.

May 20 Life on the Margins

In Fr. Gregory Boyle’s new book, Barking to the Choir, he invites us to “find kinship with one another and reconvinces us all of our own goodness.”
We will recognize our Religious Education teachers this morning.

Musician: Jackson Froman.

March 18 What Makes A Life?

This morning’s sermon was purchased by Bob Guthrie at the Service Auction and will wrestle with the question of how we define a life. If we create a life form, such as artificial intelligence, does it have inherent worth and dignity as do humans? Is … read more.