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Lammas – The First of Three Harvest Celebrations
This holiday celebrates the first harvest and the first enactment of the death of the god of the fields and of the grain, who is cut down in the fullness of life. We are reminded that all life feeds on other life, This is a good time to reconnect with the foods we eat.
Sauntering Along the Journey of Life
You may have been given a map, but you will, nonetheless, choose your own path. And no path chosen comes with a guarantee. Failure is only a truth you discover after you make your choice.
Love is Like a Box of Chocolates
Introduction Love means a lot of different things. People experience love differently, even love the might look the same on the outside may be different in meaning. This morning we will explore different forms of love and their meanings. Just like a box of Chocolates you never know what you are going to get.
“You Hear That, Nana?”
Introduction A recent family reunion provided a welcome opportunity to reflect deeply on the seasons of life and what makes the Circle of Life so precious at every turn.
Revisiting “The Good Father”
This Father’s Day we’ll take a look back at some excerpts from one of our favorite past sermons by Rev. Dan Brosier titled, “The Good Father” with new perspective on what it means to be a “father who mothers” 15 years later.
It Gets Better
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” With LGBTQ+ rights under attack in cities and states across the nation, it can be hard to see the arc of the LGBTQ+ universe. This morning we’ll take a brief look at the history of acceptance in our country and the wins that give hope for the future.
Flower Communion: Community Presence
Flower communion celebrates the beautiful, impermanent, and ever-growing ties of our community. Join us as we deepen our roots and honor the beautiful garden of our church community.
Where is Our Village?
The saying “It Takes a Village” has always been a pillar of our spiritual community and a popular sentiment in American culture but lately it’s been difficult to feel the presence of a thriving interdependent village. This week, we’ll talk about what the idea of a village means to us, and how we can work to strengthen our chosen village moving forward.
With the possible overturning of Roe vs. Wade in the coming weeks, the question of bodily autonomy is once again at the forefront of our national debate. We’ll be exploring the history of Roe vs. Wade and the bodily rights granted to us by the Constitution along with delving into the questions of who does my body belong to and what rights do I (and others) have over it from a moral, ethical, and legal perspective?
A Literary Mothers’ Day
As we celebrate Mother’s Day, we’ll be exploring some fictional mothers that can serve as both role-models and surrogates (for those who’s mothers left something to be desired).
May Day Rituals
In this sermon by Rev. Dan Brosier circa 1994, we explore how holidays provide an avenue for examining our cultural past. Some holidays like Martin Luther King Jr. Day don’t have roots that go very far back in time. But others reach far back into our human heritage. What we believe and do today is shaped by what preceded us, even though we may not realize it. We will dig into the holy day that has many names but we…