Moral practices

November 12 An Abundance of Blessings

There is an old saying that goes something like: “The butterfly counts not days, but moments, and has time enough.” Those lines call us to search out and cherish today’s blessings. This morning’s service will celebrate those blessings – large and small. Musician: Jackson Froman.

January 22: Embracing the Exile

Rev. Beth Marshall Worship Associate: Annette Krusewicz Many believe that we are living in a time where marginalized individuals are at greater risk than ever before. This morning’s service is in part inspired by the haunting questions asked by Ysaye M. Barnwell in her song, “Would You Harbor Me?”. Her questions are particularly appropriate as … Continued

January 15: Dreams Undaunted

Rev. Beth Marshall Worship Associate: Al Richardson On a weekend dedicated to so many dreams not yet fully achieved, our worship service will reflect on what some of those older dreams looked like, the great strides we have made, and what might yet be done to bring them closer to fruition. Musician: Jackson Froman. In … Continued

Vietnam Revisited

Our speakers will be Sanford Kelson and Mike Hastie, two Vietnam veterans who recently revisited Nam and witnessed the ongoing devastation caused by Agent Orange poisoning. Since their return, they have raised money for water well drilling and are presently trying to raise money for the restoration of a mural at Mai Lai. The service … Continued

Socially Responsible Investing

Socially responsible investing (SRI) is ensuring that our investments are aligned with our values. None of us wants to make our financial returns at the expense of seriously harming ourselves, other humans, or the environment. Whether we have investment capital or not, we all need to consider how we spend our money affects the common … Continued

January 1: Caring and Sharing

Janet Krack, Ginny Sabol and Annette Krusewicz Worship Associate: Janet Krack         The theologian Howard Thurman reminds us that the real work of Christmas begins “When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and princes are home, when the shepherds are back with their flock,…”   To embody this … Continued