September 16, 2018, 9:30 a.m. The Beloved Community is Insistently Inclusive Deuteronomy 10:17-19; Mark 7:24-30 We live in a divisive time. We know and defend our “camps” or “tribes” of people who believe and think like we do. But Jesus didn’t know a stranger. He was steeped in the Jewish tradition that welcomed and loved the stranger. He was about […]
Saturday, September 8, 6:00 p.m. UBBC Sanctuary Please join us for this contemplative service of song, scripture, silence, and prayer.
September 9, 2018, 9:30 a.m. Building the Beloved Community Romans 12:9-21 Katie O’Brien, Courtney Burroughs and Mary Lou Bennett will share personal reflections on what it means to be building the Beloved Community. The Sanctuary Choir will be back to sing as well as the Church Mice.
All middle school and high school youth and their parents are invited to a BBQ on September 16, 2018 at 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Moser’s home. This will be part social and part meeting event. We will have meat and vegetarian options. Please bring a salad, side dish, or dessert to share. We’ll […]
September 2, 2018, 9:30 a.m. Not the Hands but the Heart Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Pastor Bonnie Kline Smeltzer Here’s another story where religious leaders are questioning the practices of Jesus and his disciples. It seems there’s an issue about handwashing and ignoring the established traditions of the Temple. While it might be easy […]