We explore the monthly themes during worship and religious exploration, in Journaling Circle and in Soul Connections small ministry groups.

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The 2022-23 themes invite us to explore the question: What paths must we lean into and relearn as we travel together into our complex, challenging, and hoped for future? Each theme will lift up a particular spiritual path crucial to helping us birth a ‘new normal’ worthy of our hopes. The monthly themes invite us to explore The Path of…

  • September: Belonging
  • October: Courage
  • November: Change
  • December: Wonder
  • January: Finding Our Center
  • February: Love
  • March: Vulnerability
  • April: Resistance
  • May: Creativity
  • June: Delight
  • The Path of Change

    I wonder, particularly in a time where everything seems urgent, what the role of pause and breath is, in this season, to help us gear up for whatever this transformational moment we find ourselves in is.

    ~ Rev. Jen Bailey

    is to allow you space and time to reflect on your past, present, and future. To imagine a new beginning.

    ~ Rev. ...

  • The Path of Courage

    Courage doesn’t always roar.

    ~ Mary Anne Radmacher

    Courageous people change the world. So many examples of that this month. October’s celebration of LGBTQ+ history month reminds us of the many who bravely moved (and continue to move) our world toward greater acceptance and affirmation. The revolutionary prophet of peace, Mohandas Gandhi, was born on October 2. Our Christian friends celebrate Reformation Day and Martin Luther’s courage that changed how we all think about religious authority. We rightly honor such giants. The problem is most of us aren’t that tall.

    Or are ...

  • The Path of Belonging

    September 2022

    You hardly knew
    how hungry you were
    to be gathered in,
    to receive the welcome
    that invited you to enter
    You began to breathe again…
    You learned to sing.

    But the deal with this blessing
    is that it will not leave you alone,
    will not let you linger…
    this blessing
    will ask you to leave,
    not because it has tired of you
    but because it desires for you
    to become the sanctuary
    that you have found…

    – Jan Richardson

    Richardson begins with hunger. And so do we. Just saying ...