Forgiveness

Lynching in the United States

Can facing the horrific national sins of lynching and violence against people of color help us move forward toward racial harmony?… more

Rebuilding

Life begins when you get back up. This is a big day for the congregation, a new start. Not only will we elect an interim president, we will explore a new system for programs and governance at the Committee on Shared Ministry picnic. This message will be informed by transcendent ideas inherent in starting over and rebuilding. I hope you join us.… more

Shifting Times: Challenges and Opportunities on our T.R.I.P. together

LaRahna and Renee will explore our shifting times based on the work of author Joel Barker as explained in Paradigms:  The Business of Discovering the Future.   They will explore the concepts of Shifters, Pioneers and Settlers.  How does understanding these concepts help us to understand ourselves during these shifting times?  This past July, Renee invited the congregation to join … more

Compassion in Covenant: Healing Hearts

Medical studies show practicing compassion improves immunity and blood flow in our physical hearts, while resentment and depression reverse these positive affects, crimping blood flow and making us more vulnerable to infection. We invite you to consider a compassion practice as one of your resolutions for 2018. (Suggestions provided!)

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Forgiveness

Growing out of his work with the Truth and Reconciliation commission in South Africa, Bishop Desmond Tutu is revered as one of the world’s leading experts on forgiveness. This morning, Debra Guthrie reflects by on Bishop Tutu’s book on forgiveness written with his daughter, Bishop Mpho Tutu.… more