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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Sunday Service Podcast September 5th – Alchemy of Service II

“I do this instead of complaining, because now I feel like I’m building hope —  hope for the homeless individuals, their families and our city, and I also restoring my own hope that through acts of service small groups of dedicated people can help change the world.” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig quotes Board member…

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Sunday Service Podcast August 29th – The Alchemy of Service

“If you’re doing dishes you’re doing God’s dishes. If you sweep the walk, you’re sweeping God’s walk. When you feed a homeless person, as Mother Theresa did, yes? You’re feeding God.” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig returns to start this new series on the Alchemy of Service. She cites stories from history, everyday life, and…

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Sunday Service Podcast August 22nd – with Rev. Meghan Smith-Brooks

“You know those old world maps, with the terra incognito, where it had the world as we knew it was defined, and then it had all the scary monsters and the dragons on the outside, and you’re not supposed to go there? No, we’re supposed to go there.” Guest speaker Rev. Meghan Smith-Brooks gives a…

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Sunday Service Podcast August 15th – Goodwill

“You know, then, that you are a force that can help heal the planet, that can help heal any situation in your life. ” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig finishes the series on Courage, by exploring the concept of Will – human will, divine will, and how we conceptualize them.  She introduces a central New Thought…

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Sunday Service Podcast August 8th – Center Stage

“So we have this divine spark, this divinity, this light within. And our job, if you will, is to let that light shine and to express it here on this earth. ” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig continues the series on Courage, this time inviting us to let ourselves be seen for who and what…

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Sunday Service Podcast August 1st- Summer Fun

“The alchemy of courage takes heart. So before the summer is over, and the days become short and the rains return, take time to enjoy and relish these beautiful days.” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig continues looking at the Alchemy of Courage.  This time, in recognition of today’s community picnic, she looks at the spiritual…

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Sunday Service Podcast July 25th – The Alchemy of Courage

“Courage is the ability to show up when you think you can’t. Courage is the ability to speak your truth, and confront obstacles. Courage puts feet on your prayers, and lets you try new things.” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig dives into a new series on The Alchemy of Courage, which she describes as taking…

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Sunday Service Podcast July 18th – Return to Kindness

“The truth is when we take a moment to see the Divine in another, kindness automatically follows, right? If I’m looking and I’m seeing the Divine in you, I’m inclined to be kind.” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig finishes our series on the Alchemy of Compassion with an uplifting look at how simple kindnesses strenthen…

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Sunday Service Podcast July 11th – Way of Compassion

“So just know that if you’re facing challenges in your life, you didn’t do anything wrong, you’re not being singled out. It’s part of being in a body. It’s part of being on this Earth. ” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig takes us further in our study of the Alchemy of Compassion. Using everyday stories…

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Sunday Service Podcast July 4th – Yearning to Be Free

“Even my father’s grumbling about July 4th not being his holiday was gift, because I hadn’t thought about that. Can you believe I hadn’t thought about that?” Pamelagrace Beatty returns for both a contemplation and celebration of July 4th, in its old and new significance. Using the touchpoints of Community, Compassion and Independence, she helps us take…

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