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Theme for November: Attention

We have Sunday services at 9:15 and 11:15 a.m.

November 3, 2019

“All Souls Sunday: The Crow’s Gift”

Worship Leader: Rev. Julia Hamilton

Join us for our annual All Souls service, where we celebrate the intersection of love and death and memory. Bring a photo or memento of a loved one who has died to add to our All Souls altar. Tie a ribbon on the gate for remembrance. Let us attend to our ancestors and celebrate the gifts they have given to our lives.

November 10, 2019

“Attention in a Digital Age”

Worship Leader: Nic Filzen

Worship Associate: Maggie Dobson

Personal electronics have added a lot to our lives. They’re great tools. And, they have been at the center of a decline in attention to each other and the natural world. Sometimes even encouraging violent words and actions. How can we make these miraculous tools work for us and not against us? How do we live in the reality and tension of a rapidly changing technological world without disregarding the importance of relationship and community? Can we have both? Can these tools actually help to increase our attention?

November 17, 2019

“The World is a Richer Place Because You Are In It”

Worship Leader: Rev. Julia Hamilton

When we celebrate birthdays on the first Sunday of every month, we end with the blessing, “The world is a richer place because you are in it.” What does that mean? How are we richer because of *you*? Creating a culture of generosity and gratitude begins with paying attention to the riches that are right here among us, and acknowledging that each and every one of us is a gift.

November 24, 2019

“Why I Love Thanksgiving Even Though It’s a Mess”

Worship Leader: Rev. Julia Hamilton

Thanksgiving is complicated. Personally and politically, Thanksgiving can be a minefield: tricky family dynamics, national politics, our cultural love/hate relationship with food, and a bit of colonialism thrown in just to keep things interesting. But buried underneath all of this mess is a holiday about gratitude for family, friends, and the bounty of the earth. Join us as we break bread together and celebrate the gifts of this messy, glorious world.

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