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Auction Sermon: Nature

Posted by on Dec 16, 2018 in General News, Uncategorized, Worship Services | Comments Off on Auction Sermon: Nature

In ancient times… during the dark days of winter, at the birth of spring, thru the abundance of summer and the harvest humankind has sought deeper meaning, entities to blame and allies for our journey. The mother, Goddess who gave birth and meaning to life, the father, God who worked the land and the people towards achievement. Throughout history meaning has been imagined and shared through ritual, legend and folklore. The stars and heavens held the truth. The pagan faith, the beliefs of our ancestors before organized religion was a...

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Peace…

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on Peace…

What is peace? Is peace attainable and maintainable in this life? Can we imagine living in peace and what would we, humankind, need to give up and accept in order to create peace on earth? Join Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty as she imagines and embraces a practice of peace.

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A Festival of Revelry!

Posted by on Dec 2, 2018 in Worship Services | Comments Off on A Festival of Revelry!

Be sure to join us for our annual Festival of Revelry! This year, on Sunday, December 2, our Mummers Play will center on the conflict between Nature and Civilization, Chaos and Order…and Dionysus and Apollo! These Greek gods were half brothers with very different personalities and ethical mores. Come see how this plays out, hear great music and enjoy great Morris...

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Generosity and Gratitude

Posted by on Nov 25, 2018 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on Generosity and Gratitude

Join Dave and Alex Andrews for a special service this Sunday, Nov. 25 with beautiful music and a sermon offered by Dave, “Generosity and...

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Thanks and Giving…

Posted by on Nov 18, 2018 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on Thanks and Giving…

‘Tis the season for giving thanks for all of the bounty of the year, for family and friends and for the official start to the holiday feasting! Join Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty as she extols the virtues and blessings of New England Thanksgiving...

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Gratitude – Our Spiritual Currency…

Posted by on Nov 11, 2018 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on Gratitude – Our Spiritual Currency…

Why is it so important that we, as a people, give with a generous heart? Why is it important that we lift up one another instead of put one another down? How we give of ourselves marks how our experience of life will unfold. Rev. Marjorie calls this premise and the resultant exchange of energy spiritual currency or compassionate currency. During a month all about gratitude join us to imagine what our effort in the world could...

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From Loss to Gratitude…

Posted by on Nov 4, 2018 in General News, Uncategorized, Worship Services | Comments Off on From Loss to Gratitude…

How does one face loss and grief only to convert them into gratitude? Join the Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty this week as she wonders at the possibilities inherent in the practice of loving kindness and gratitude and what it takes to change a mind. During the service we will create an altar of photos and small mementos of ancestors, so bring yours in. Also this Sunday please join us in celebration for the thirty year anniversary of our Director of Music, Debra...

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Love the Contradictions

Posted by on Oct 28, 2018 in Worship Services | Comments Off on Love the Contradictions

The sermon on Sunday, Oct. 28 was written by the Rev. Robert Hardies and will be presented by Fran Sharp. Rev. Hardies writes “Making sense of the craziness [we live with] is a religious task. Religion is the faculty through which we try to make sense of the world and our place in it. But these days, religion seems to be more of a problem than a solution. What kind of spirituality can help us live with integrity in the midst of the ambiguities, complexities, and disparities of our contemporary world? What kind of faith can sustain our...

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All That is Good…

Posted by on Oct 21, 2018 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on All That is Good…

Where is all the good news? There is so much to be worried about in this world how do we tip the scales towards realizing all of the good that exists? Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty will focus this Sunday on how changing our focus can help change our lives....

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Gone Fishin’…

Posted by on Oct 14, 2018 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on Gone Fishin’…

What are the transforming lessons of our lives, and how do these lessons pop up in different ways over and over again? We are our experiences and lessons come in all shapes and sizes. Join Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty as she shares her thoughts about how fishing can sort of change your life....

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