What does it look like to practice resilience in times of deep suffering and injustice? How can we claim and embody spiritual practices that support us in transforming our world, as we also transform ourselves? We will explore Nwamaka Agbo’s concept of “revolutionary resilience” and … read more.
Speaker: Geoff Ullerich
Join worship leader Tara Miller and worship associate Kem Tetlow as they explore the Hindu tradition of Varalakshmi Vrat. Mahalakshmi grants our wishes, or varas, with the response “So be it!” or “Tathastu!”
With purity of heart and sincerity we will explore the 4th priciple and … read more.
What does spiritual renewal mean for those of us whose spirituality is experienced within community? What practices ensure that our community remains fertile and nourishing for us and for others? Join Worship Leader Dan Wright and Worship Associate Jeff Briggs as we explore this rich … read more.
There are so many different kinds of love – how may we grow our hearts and our world to accept and celebrate love in all its forms? Join Worship Associates Alanna Kelly and Susan Keiter for a service about setting expressing love and setting love … read more.
“RISE-UP for Climate Justice”. What do our children, economic equality and racial justice have to do with climate change?All are welcome for worship as we explore the intersections of various oppressions and the deadly impacts of global warming. Kristen Tam a member of Youth vs. … read more.
What does choosing a new minister have to do with my life? What does choosing a new minister have to do with what is happening in our shared world? Please join our guest preacher Dr. Leon Spencer, Pastor Jacqueline, Worship Associate Katrinca Ford, your Search Committee, and pianist Geoff Ullerich and Ted Curran and Band as we embrace what Dr. Spencer has to say about, loving, building unity and living into our aspirations in the search process.
Humans are natural storytellers and the act of storytelling can help us navigate the world. Yet, often, we may find that we are stuck in telling ourselves and others stories that do not serve us–or, even worse–stories that harm us or others. Please join worship associates Kem Tetlow and Amanda Smith along with Musician Geoff Ullerich as we explore the power of the stories we tell to either harm or heal.
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Sanctuary’s Meaning Today. Our guest speaker, Rabi’a Keeble will explore the idea of sanctuary and all its various meanings for people today. Rabi’a is the founder and Imam of Qal’bu Maryam Women’s Mosque in Berkeley.
Geoff Ullerich will be our musician, and Sarah Watts will serve as a worship associate
Pronounced ‘loo-nus-uh’, Lughnasadh marks the beginning of the harvest season. It is a time of joy, but also a time to begin preparing for the Autumn. It is now that we begin to reap what we have sown. Drawing upon the spiritual teachings of Earth-centered traditions which celebrate the sacred circle of life, we will honor this time of year in the Celtic tradition.
Fear is an intrinsic part of the human condition. We experience fear from an early age potentially on through to our ultimate passing, although what we are afraid of and how we deal with that may well change over our lifetime. Through the lens of sacred stories, including those shared by congregants, we will weave together how our fears (and we) have changed from childhood, to early adulthood, to today, and what fear has taught us – examining what has worked, what hasn’t, and what matters.