In this multigenerational service, we’ll hear some of the notes from the field where you have had, in different forms, conversations with the world’s religions. Please see Pastor Kimberley’s column, Grace Notes, for more information.  

What’s Next? Sermon Text and Readings

A Time for All Ages “The Emperor’s New Clothes” by Hans Christian Andersen Reading “What to Tell the Children” by Rachel Kahn Sermon The title of this service, “What’s Next,” is, not surprising to anyone who’s been listening to me, a reference from the tv series The West Wing. “What’s next” is often said by … Continued

The Ultimate Truth

What is truth? What is the ultimate truth? Where does it come from? Will we know it when we see it? Pastor Kimberley and Joe McKay engage these questions and more in a conversation-style service.  

After Life – Sermon Text

We live our lives in stories – this happened, then that, then the other thing, and happily ever after. We can imagine what happens after the prince kisses the princess, or the assassin goes to jail, or the war ends, or the last alien returns to their planet. But death – the story ends. We … Continued

Where the River Will Never Run Dry – Service Text

Musical Introduction Performed by Pastor Kimberley Debus and Lauren Sisson – below is the original version by Ma Muse Homily I’d like to begin with a story by Christopher Buice (from A Pocketful of Dreams): Once upon a time there were two rivers flowing side by side. Both rivers liked to argue about who was … Continued

From Our Youth

Our Youth Group will share some special thoughts, and we will give special recognition to our teens, RE teachers and advisors.  

Holey, Holy, Wholly – Sermon Text

People find wisdom in a variety of places – folk tales, sacred texts, nature, the words of prophetic people, music. I add to that list popular culture – specifically, movies and tv shows – in particular, those I find well written and which speak to something deeper than entertainment: Star Trek, M*A*S*H, and of course, … Continued

Journeying Together – Sermon Text

Sermon: As I searched for a pithy way to begin my first sermon with you, a stream of song lyrics crossed my mind – on the road again, just can’t wait to get on the road again…. We are going, heaven knows where we are going, but we know within… I’m a travelin’ man, made … Continued