February Worship Theme- Resistance

 
Feb 5, 2017 | The Art of Resistance
Services at 9:30am and 11:30am

The lasting work of justice requires an unrelenting, focused, resilient approach. Can we shape our dissatisfactions and our dreams, our anger, and our aspirations into an even greater force of loving resistance? How can our desire to be present to this time in history more effectively guide our work as a religious community?

 
Feb 12, 2017 | What's Love Got to Do With It?
Services at 9:30am and 11:30am
 
In a season meant to celebrate love in all its forms, we notice the beauty and challenges of gift-giving. More than ever, this time can  remind us how to give from a place of mindful love, to practice a radical embrace untethered from materialism.
 

Feb 19, 2017 | Micro-Graces
Services at 9:30am and 11:30am
 
How can we respond to micro-aggressions, the subtle, indirect, sometimes-unintentional forms of discrimination we notice in our daily living? Last year, Rev. Lindasusan coined the term "micro-grace" to describe these everyday acts of resistance. For this service, we explore creative strategies to respond to injustice with care and candor.
 

Feb 26, 2017 | Civil Disobedience
Services at 9:30am and 11:30am
 
It becomes more tempting by the day to motivate our resistance to injustice with rage. Yet, the lives and work of Dorothy Day, and King, and Gandhi make a convincing case for the effectiveness of non-violent resistance. What power will the "gentle, angry people" wield in today's work for universal justice?
 

 
 

 

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