Sunday Service Podcast November 21st – The Alchemy of Generosity

“What’s your focus?  Is your focus on what you have and being grateful for that? Because that will increase.  OR is the focus on what you have not? Because, guess what, whatever it is we focus on is what increases.” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig begins a new series on The Alchemy of Generosity, which…

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Sunday Service Podcast November 14th – The Other Side of Transformation

“Re-assessment, re-thinking, making changes, taking chances, all of these are pre-cursors to a transformation. And so it’s no longer business as usual.” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig wraps up her series on the Alchemy of Transformation, by looking at this moment in our societal transformation as a “gestation period”.  A gestation period may feel as…

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Sunday Service Podcast November 7th – What Matters Most

“What if you lost everything? What would remain, and what matters most? Because life is impermanent, and yet we act as if it isn’t.” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig takes us deeper into this series on the Alchemy of Transformation. In recent weeks, this journey began with our willingness to see things clearly, then letting…

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Sunday Service Podcast October 31st – The Sixth Sense

“Halloween is an opportunity to lean into the mystical side of life, and to contemplate death in a playful way.” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig revels in the symbolism of Samhain, drawing deep and delightful meaning out of such stories as the Jack O Lantern and Treat or Treating.  As she shows, various cultures and…

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Sunday Service Podcast October 24th – Make Room for Darkness

“The Alchemy of Transformation invites us to let go and accept life as it is, before we can change it.” Rev. Karen returns from her various sojourns to open the doors to this next series. As she explains it, again using the core metaphor of lead-into-gold, The Alchemy of Transformation “takes the lead of things…

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Sunday Service Podcast October 17th – The Radical Truth of Relationships

“You are in relationship to everything, seen and unseen. Since the Divine is everything and everyone, all of your relationships are aspects of your relationship to God.” Gues Speaker Rev. Eric Odel finishes our series on The Alchemy of Relationships. He uses material from great spiritual masters including Ernest Homes and Emily Cady, along with…

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Sunday Service Podcast October 10th – The Way of Friendship

“The Alchemy of Relationship takes the lead of separation and transforms it into oneness and love.” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig returns from her trip to Greece to speak to our current series on the Alchemy of Relationship. She focuses mostly on the type of love characterized in scripture as Phileo – brotherly/sisterly love –…

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Sunday Service Podcast October 3rd – Alchemy of Relationship

“I think if we’re doing relationships right, then it’s a little bit of both:  a little bit of nurture, a little bit of challenge, a perfect kind of mix.” Associate Minister Diane Robertson continues in our series on The Alchemy of Relationships. She enlists the testimony of Carl Woestwin and Marcia Rutan, and highlights how…

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Sunday Service Podcast September 26th – Michael Bogar

“Alchemy means ‘the pouring’ so the idea is pouring things together and mixing them up so that you have something entirely different after it’s all stirred. So the Alchemy of Relationship has behind it the notion… that this cosmos is the mixing bowl.” Guest speaker Michael Bogar returns to kick off our series on The…

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Sunday Service Podcast September 19th – Rev. Judith Laxer

“Pagans follow what we call the Wheel of the Year, which is our cyclical model for the passing of time. We don’t see time as linear, we see it as cyclical. And hopefully as we go, year after we year, we ascend and evolve and become better human beings.  ” Guest speaker Rev. Judith Laxer…

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Sunday Service Podcast September 12th – Ann Holmes Redding

“When we as a community take on this notion of service as an attribute, very often we take it on from the side of privilege. We take it on from the side of ‘we have something to give’. And, with that, in the back of our minds sometimes is this kind of shadow of shame.…

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