Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Fellowship Hall
Why does one leading atheist (Dale McGowan, once Harvard’s Humanist of the Year) say that religious education is essential for raising healthy, whole children? What might some of us have missed in our own religious education? Rev. Lisa will facilitate the dialogue.
Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fellowship Hall
Parents, grandparents, and other caregivers – in fact, a whole village of people – love children, and strive to protect them from harm. More traditional religions have clear guidelines for guiding the next generation, but sometimes skeptical and progressive parents wonder how firm their foundations are for teaching kids about life, love, and morality. Rev. Lisa Romantum Schwartz will explore the challenges and opportunities.
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Fellowship Hall
Fellowship Member Anne Murray will explore the life-changing, world-transforming spiritual practice of Mahatma Gandhi, using a heartfelt, experiential method for this Awake service.
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fellowship Hall
Does ousting a Governor (or a President) make their authoritarianism, racism or misogyny disappear? Does a heartfelt apology for misdeeds make it all go away? What if there are deeper roots to injustice? The Rev. Liam Hooper, resident rabble rouser and Executive Director of Ministries Beyond Welcome, will bring the message.
Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Fellowship Hall
Travis Jones is a is a southern white working-class male sociologist and educator who works at a global diversity consulting firm. He’s also a dynamic and engaging speaker who infuses his timely presentation with humor. Travis will discuss how white people can move from being non-racist, or “Good White People,” to being actively anti-racist, i.e. “Bad White People.” Rev. Lisa will facilitate the Awake service.
Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fellowship Hall
In this sermon, recovering theologian Travis Jones will explore the parallels of White Supremacy in the parable of the Good Samaritan, paying particular attention to the false-promises of the "goodness" of white supremacy that blind us to seeing the humanity of our racial others as well as the liberating promise of being better anti-racists. Because as Angela Davis says, “in a racist society it is not enough to be non-racists; we must be anti-racists.” Sociologist Travis Jones is a southern white working-class male educator who serves as the Principal Strategist for Race, Religion, & Culture at the Winters Group, a global diversity and inclusion consulting firm based in Charlotte, NC. Speakers: Travis Jones Worship Leader: Rev. Lisa Romantum Schwartz
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Fellowship Hall
Fellowship member Riely Woosley will lead the discussion of the differences and values of each.
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fellowship Hall
This intergenerational service celebrates the return of spring, a time when the earth bursts with extravagant colors and abundant life, a time of joy but also a time for planting seeds. Ministerial Intern Mariela Pérez-Simons leads this exuberant, multi-sensory service. Ron Cline is a special guest pianist, and there’s a baby dedication! Speaker: Mariela Pérez-Simons Worship Leader: Dean Pérez-Simons Guest Pianist: Ron Cline
Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Fellowship Hall
The Rev. Richard Gilbert writes, “A tomb is no place to stay, be it a cave in the Judaean hills or the dark cavern of the spirit.” We will celebrate all that is emerging in the world and in our lives on this Easter Sunday.
Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fellowship Hall
Easter invites us to look at theological ideas of salvation, and to consider potent symbols of terror and torture in the profound light of human hope. Rev. Lisa Romantum Schwartz will explore the interconnected possibilities of reconciliation and restoration in the cross and the lynching tree, informed by the theology of James H. Cone. Speaker: Rev. Lisa Romantum Schwartz Worship Leader: Kitty Jensen

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