On this Sunday, we explore how our expectations can inspire as well as limit both our inner and outer worlds; we consider the benefits we derive from our expectations, as well as the freedom, creativity, and the potential that is possible when we can relinquish … read more.
Speaker: Dana Samani
We’ve spent the summer exploring “Principles and Practices.” In this service, we look back at how our Principles call us to live our lives. As a ‘living religious tradition’ that invites both inner and outer transformation, what’s needed now to keep … read more.
In this service, we will explore Principle #3: Acceptance of one another and encouragement towards spiritual growth. Let’s reflect on the wide varieties of journeys that we’ve all taken to get to this moment together. How can we open our hearts to learn from … read more.
In order to see the Big Picture, we must step way back. With an all-inclusive perspective, our perceptions become more-accurate. We may find surprises which affect us on a personal level, pointing us in new directions, and toward new actions.
Some say the universe will provide and take care of us, others view life as essentially nasty, brutish, and short. In this service, we will explore the basis of what is trustworthy in ourselves and the world.
“Trusting in Uncertainty,” Dana Samani
“Tempered Trust”, … read more.
As part of our journey of being a “Welcoming Congregation” to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning +++ people, we have made this commitment: “We recognize that there is always something more to learn, and remain open to deepening our understanding about the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people”. Today, we dive into how the ‘pronouns’ conversation stretches us and widens our welcome.
At Halloween, or Samhain as some call it, we mark time by celebrating the lives and the wisdom of those who came before us. At this time of the year, when veils between now and the past wear increasingly thin, may we find a sense … read more.
Sources of Love and Acceptance Janet Meyer, Leading; Dana Samani, Service Associate. Appreciating the painfully won wisdom that LGBTQ+ folk have gleaned on the path to pride. Special musical guest, Marcos Ospina.