This week’s Order of Worship

Blessing of the Animals Multigenerational Service

Please join is 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.

(Pets adorned in their Halloween costumes will get special attention. 😊)

All Hallows

According to ancient folklore, the boundary between our world and the otherworld is particularly thin during All Hallows Eve and All Hallows Day. How can we be more connected to that which is beyond ourselves? Members of the congregation are encouraged to bring … read more.

Friedman’s Fables

Come listen to the storytelling of the worship team as they relate the parables of “Friedman’s Fables.” Edwin Friedman, a Rabbi, family therapist and congregational consultant articulates bold, surprising, and often disconcerting, themes through parable and fable. What can we learn about ourselves and our … read more.

Turning Ourselves Inside Out

You may have heard it said that, “we are the people we’ve been waiting for.” Might this be the time to take this to heart – to rely not on politicians and capricious political headwinds and finally be the change we wish to see in … read more.

Bread Communion

Bread is a symbol of life-giving sustenance and today we will share a bread communion together.

Please bring a bread (homemade if possible) that elicits memories of childhood sustenance. You will have the opportunity to share this memory with us. We will then collect bread for … read more.

Lay Led Service

(Service Description to come.)

 

Advent, Hanukkah and Kwanza

Today marks the first day of the Christian season of Advent.

Hanukkah, beginning Dec 3, commemorates the rededication of the Second Temple.

Kwanza begins on Dec 26 and is a celebration of family, community and culture.

What can we learn from these three holiday traditions?