We are at a crossroads; on the cusp of a new year, which provides the perfect opportunity to ask a fundamental question. How we answer that question is a matter of life or death. Today we will see how our intention (that answer), or lack of intention showed up in 2013 and discern how we […]
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.
One essential role for the religious community is to help us develop in our potential for compassion, service and empowerment. Innocence is the spiritual theme of the month. Perhaps, we can reclaim some of our childlike innocence and thus potential for doing good. But, HOW???
It’s time again for the annual Holiday music service. This year the choir will present the Christmas portion of George Frederik Handel’s masterpiece Messiah. Probably no other piece of classical music packs ’em in the way this piece does. Filled with virtuoso writing for the soloists and the choir, Messiah is a timeless holiday classic […]
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 […]