Topic: Compassion

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.

“Compassion and Caring”

Guest speaker Bob Rhodes. We all have transformative moments of both giving and receiving–listening to someone for their sake, hugging a friend or child, feeling and sharing someone else’s suffer-ing. Sometimes that’s all you need to do. Yet, another part of caring is knowing … read more.

“Orange is the New Black”

Speaker John Hargreaves has worked in the corrections field for 35 years, running a group home for alcoholics and an Outward Bound type program for juvenile delinquents, and serving as a Juvenile Court consultant. For almost a decade, he has been Director of Volunteers for … read more.