Re-emerging Into the Sunlight of Transformation

by Intern Minister McKinley Sims. So … Easter. The most important holiday in the Christian church year, usually corresponding to the Jewish festival week of Pesach/Passover, celebrates the story of Jesus of Nazareth’s miraculous resurrection three days after a horrific public execution. The words of the Christian Scriptures illustrate how a group of women went to the tomb of Joseph of Arimathea to care for the body of their dead rabbi, only to find that the tomb was empty and the body was gone. Later, Jesus’ disciples claimed to have seen a resurrected Jesus, walking and talking, even eating food! If that’s not transformation, I don’t know what is. So […]

May Vespers

Fri., May 12, 7:30-9 p.m., Sanctuary. From Joe Hill to Pete Seeger to Billy Bragg, the songs of the labor movement have helped rally workers to the cause, inspired men and women to organize for justice and articulated the aspirations of tens of millions of workers around the world. Join Bob Carr, Pete Rafle, Bob Hatfield and Paula Prettyman as they explore the music and poetry that has inspired the power of solidarity and the workers’ struggle.