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Speaker: Dave Dunn
We can’t choose our upbringing, our childhood or our parents; yet it would be an understatement to say that all these have had a profound impact on our future development. How do we know who we are from the story we tell ourselves about ourselves?
Worship associate: Jennifer Ratcliffe
Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek makes the radical claim that, “There is no Nature.” What if he’s right? What if everything is simply…well, just everything? If that could be true, what about us?
Worship associate: Shelley Nagrani
Lever, Wheel and Axle, Pulley, Inclined Plane, Wedge, Screw. These are the six simple machines. In their most basic sense they can be used to multiply or change the direction of a mechanical force. How can we use them metaphorically to multiply or change the direction of our lives?
Recent events have led to the removal of Confederate statues. Statues of some of our founding fathers have also been vandalized and pulled down. Defenders say, “They were people of their time.”
Yom Kippur begins this evening. How would these founding fathers seek atonement? How would we?
NEW MEMBER SUNDAY
Next week will be New Member Sunday. How can we display “radical welcome” to our newest members? And just what is “radical welcome” anyway?
Please join us in our annual Blessing of the Animals service.
Please bring your furried, feathered, crawling (and hopefully controlled) friends with you for an experience that is always wild and fanciful.
This will be an online Zoom meeting.
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Meeting ID: 959 4552 4694
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Augustine of Hippo was perhaps the most influential (and controversial) of the Roman Catholic Church Fathers yet his influence went far beyond Christian theology. His stamp on Western philosophy and Western Civilization is still being felt today. How do we make sense of him today?