12.22.13,Kwanzaa, Queen Nur, Rev. Kent Matthies, and Abayomi Awodesu

We will have a joyous time lighting candles, telling stories, and moving to the beats of African drumming.  Queen Nur and Abayomi Awodesu, two superb storytellers will bring us on journeys not to be missed!  We will celebrate the principles of Kwanzaa: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith.

12.1.13 Original Sin? – Rev. Kent Matthies

Innocence is the spiritual theme of the month. Yet we are coming off the Thanksgiving holiday, which has historic connections to Europeans driving and killing Native Americans off the land. Human babies seem to begin with something like a clean slate and pure goodness. However, most human communities have combinations of helping and hurting. There has […]