Becoming Indispensible

March 11, 2018
As we kick off the annual Stewardship Pledge Drive, we reflect on what it means to be a church and what it means to become a church that’s indispensable in…

Exploring Humanism

March 4, 2018
Are you an “atheist?” Or a “theist?” Or perhaps a “humanist?” Come join us this morning as we reflect on what humanism is and on what it might mean to be…

Butter, Beer and Brigid

February 4, 2018
This morning, in honor of the pagan holiday of Imbolc, we look at the stories surrounding the Celtic Goddess/Irish Saint Brigid, who is honored on February 1, and reflect on…
This morning, as we honor the life and work of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, we also reflect on the concepts of "white grief" and "white rage" and consider how…

The Three Greatest Gifts

January 7, 2018
Reverend Bell discusses the gifts we can offer to one another in community. The opening reading is "Growing a Beloved Community" by Tom Owen-Towle on the role of religion as an…

Difficult Conversations

November 5, 2017
It’s often hard to have real conversations about complex issues, especially when we don’t all agree. This morning we consider the importance of taking risks to engage in such conversations…

Letting Go of the Plan

October 15, 2017
With help from some wisdom from the Taoist tradition, we reflect on the importance of being flexible and learning to adapt to conditions as we continue our voyage of discovery.

Noticing The Beautiful

October 8, 2017
As our Jewish friends and neighbors are mid-way through their celebration of the Festival of Sukkot, we reflect on the survival value of appreciating that which is beautiful. Opening words…