We often think that if we could eradicate chaos from our lives then there would be peace, only to discover that chaos thrives on our frantic desires to eradicate chaos. What does peace in the chaos look like?
How strong is your hope? When all signs point to the contrary, is our hope powerful enough to move us forward?
The unspoken rule of Thanksgiving around many tables is to not talk about things that can be difficult: religion, politics, how dry the turkey is. Avoidance of such topics get us through the day, but avoiding the topics does not lead to healing. Rather than avoid or scream at one another, what does a disciple do in times where trauma is at the table?
We learn from the teachings of Jesus, we delight in his works, and we march forward as disciples proclaiming the Gospel. We know how to learn, we are great at delighting, but what about our march? Which direction are you heading?
What does it mean to be blessed? How are we called to be a blessing to others? Join us as we celebrate Children’s Sabbath this weekend and experience the blessing of childlike faith.
Join us this weekend to celebrate All Saints Day. United Methodists call all those who exemplify the Christian life “saints.” Come and learn what it means to honor the saints who have gone before us as well as the saints who sit beside us.
When we are trapped in cycles of acquiring and earning, our hands close into fists. In worship together, we’ll explore how giving is a practice that can free and transform us to be used by God.
We need all need community, but what is community? Community is the fruit of our capacity to make the interests of others more important than our own.
Generosity is difficult to practice when we live in fear of not having enough. In worship this weekend, we’ll discuss why giving is an antidote to fear and helps us live with greater trust.