As we near the end of the eight-day observance of Hanukkah – The Festival of Lights, we will learn about the miracle that this holiday celebrates, and talk about modern-day miracles. We’ll light the menorah, and explore the meanings of this holiday’s rituals and traditions, … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Pam Gehrke
As we begin a new month, our congregational theme turns to Peace, particularly appropriate for this sacred time of year. The Advent season invites us to rest within the darkness of these winter days, rather than distract ourselves from them. It invites us to connect with our yearning for peace, our struggle to create and maintain it, and faith that it is ever waiting to be born within our hearts. This worship service includes a Special Collection to support the work of the North Central Neighborhood Association.
On this day we will honor victims and survivors of sex/gender violence. We will hold with fierce love and tenderness all those who have been harassed, abused, or murdered for being who they are, and we will weave together a fabric of healing and hope, so that survivors become thrivers, and love outshines hate.