We talk about having our Sunday services providing opportunities for “liminal” (doorway, betwixt and between) experiences. Here we look at organizations that existed to create liminality, life transitioning experiences, for their initiates: the “Mystery Religions” of the ancient Mediterranean world. Let’s see what they knew, and what it says about our attempts.
We talk about having our Sunday services provide opportunities for “liminal” (doorway, betwixt and between) experiences. Here we look at organizations that existed to create liminality, life transitioning experiences, for their initiates: the “Mystery Religions” of the ancient Mediterranean world. Let’s see what they knew, … read more.
Join us at our annual Christmas eve service as we sing carols and explore what this Christian story of hope can say to us in these times.
The Christmas story comes to life in our popular No Rehearsal Christmas Eve Pageant at 3 and 5 p.m.! Narrators tell the story, and everyone is welcome to join in. People of all ages are invited to be a star, a shepherd, a barn animal or a king. Costumes provided! We end with singing Silent Night by candlelight.
As we mark the longest night of the year, join us for an earth-centered ritual to reflect on the darkness and light of this season.
Mystery abounds, whether in the natural world, or in indescribable qualities and moments of life such as love, resiliency, and transcendent experiences. Today we explore the variety of perspectives on how we ‘make sense of mystery’, accompanied by the music of Tad Koriath, on this “Classical Music Sunday.”
While our shopping centers and strings of lights proclaim this as a season of merriment and joy, our inner lives may be telling a different story. Join Rev. Lydia, Intern Minister AJ van Tine, and Service Associate Eric Williams for a contemplative evening service of … read more.
Help decorate the Mitten Tree! During both services, children load up the Fellowship holiday tree with store-bought or home-made mittens, hats, gloves and scarves, and donate them to the Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA) for the families it serves. So fire up those knitting needles … read more.
On this first Sunday in December we gather to share stories from the world’s traditions and reflect upon mystery and light in our lives.
“Stories of Light”, AJ van Tine and Karin Griglak,
“Metaphor and Mystery”, Rev. Lydia Ferrante-Roseberry:
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