Congregational Treasure. Nov. 6, 2017. Written by Youth Ministry Coordinator Courtney Firth. David is a master of duct tape and uses it for games and more. He shares his time with youth in class, through music and at monthly Youth Adult Committee meetings. He shares his award-winning chili with youth at events and even talks about his secret ingredient. He brought his sweet therapy dog Johnny to class to the absolute delight of everyone. He introduced the youth to stroopwafels and seems to brings head-sized donuts wherever he goes. He is a wonderful listener and has gained the respect, admiration and love of the youth and adults he works with. […]
Contact Dave Wiemer. Interested in fundraising? Want to make a difference in the congregation’s financial security? The Generosity Team, Planned Giving Committee and Annual Giving Campaign are recruiting new members.
Thu., Dec. 14, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Meets the second Thursday of each month. To learn more, contact Lisa Carroll. What does it mean to be a woman of courage? To be a woman of intention? Would you find a deeper discussion of the monthly Soul Matters themes in a small group and from a woman’s perspective uplifting? Join us in exploring these spiritual issues in the context of our own busy lives.
Sermon 11.05.17: In Beloved Community There Is No Competition for Love by Sarah Caine
by Rev. David A. Miller, Sarah Caine and Pippin Whitaker. More than 10 years ago, the Me Too campaign began with African American activist Tarana Burke. The recent wave of “Me too” posts on Facebook and Twitter were fueled by high-profile sexual harassment and assault cases starting with last year’s release of the “Access Hollywood” tape. All of these revelations reinforce how powerful men can get away with claiming the bodies of women as objects. The heartbreak, exhaustion, re-living of trauma and anger that accompanies any news of yet more violence disguised as sexuality is all too familiar. This violence is not distant from any of our lives. Although abuse […]