The Ending

Click Here for the August 30, 2020 Worship Bulletin. Scroll down for the August 30, 2020 Worship Video. The Ending, with Rev. Mary Anona Stoops preaching: On Sunday, August 30, we close our summer preaching series, The Best. Story. Ever!, in which we have revisited familiar Biblical stores to discover how their meaning has deepened as we […]

The Bible’s 9 Big Ideas – Covenant 3

What is the Bible about? What “big ideas” stretch across the scriptures from Genesis to Revelation, providing these disparate stories with continuity and integrity? Each month from September through May 2020, our worship will explore one big idea in-depth, examining how the idea is introduced and how it deepens and develops. By the end of […]

Concluding “Faith for A Lifetime” series

Easter 4 – Rev. Mary Anona Stoops preaching from John 21: 15-19. This Sunday, we conclude our yearlong “Faith for A Lifetime” sermon series. We’ve explored spirituality at every stage of life, from infancy to adulthood. This week, we look at the spiritual opportunities (and crises) that come toward the end of our lives, in a […]

A Service for the Healing of the Nations

On this holiday weekend, we hold before us an image from Revelation: Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city. On either side of the river is the tree […]

Graced Awareness

At the Center for Civil and Human Rights, mourners greet and hold each other before a vigil honoring victims of the Orlando Massacre Join us as we continue our summer worship series on Sabbath. This Sunday we will talk about awareness. The 20th Century mystic Thomas Merton wrote that “Life is this simple: we are living […]