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Auction Sermon: Nature

Posted by on Dec 16, 2018 in General News, Uncategorized, Worship Services

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 thing, is what our discussion this week is all about. Join the Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty as she meanders through traditional beliefs and and folklore that has endured in the face of persecution and orthodoxy.

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Peace…

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018 in General News, Worship Services

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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Thanks and Giving…

Posted by on Nov 18, 2018 in General News, Worship Services

‘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 traditions.

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Gratitude – Our Spiritual Currency…

Posted by on Nov 11, 2018 in General News, Worship Services

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 create.

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From Loss to Gratitude…

Posted by on Nov 4, 2018 in General News, Uncategorized, Worship Services

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 Morris-Bennett.

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