Compassion

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

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.

December 17 Stages of Santa

What happens when we take a very familiar seasonal story and look at it through different sets of eyes, from different stages of spiritual development, deepening our understanding as gain experience and wisdom?

Musician: Jackson Froman.

December 10 Windows on Compassion

This morning’s service draws upon lesser-known holiday stories that touch the heart and speak to the transforming power of love and compassion, which are key elements in any message of the holiday season.

Musician: Jackson Froman.

“Pity Us Poor Immigrants”

Guest speaker Dr. Regis T. Sabol. America is a nation of immigrants. The Statue of Liberty declares, Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to be free. As political demagogues inflame the xeno-phobic fires of hatred, fear and mistrust, Regis explores … read more.