You may already know that the majority of offerings collected during our worship services are given to nonprofits in our community. If not, here’s a review of where your generous donations have made an impact in the first five months of the 2019-2020 church … read more.
This chalice is a lighthouse, a beacon reaching across the vast spaces.
This flame beckons all travelers, come, enter, and be welcome.
Join us on our mutual quest.
Hymn 402, From You I Receive, has only this one simple lyric:
From you I receive, to you I give, … read more.
Fire cannot be grasped, or held within the hand.
Fire is transparent, giving light and warmth to all.
As we light this chalice, let us kindle within ourselves and our fellowship
A shared fire that illuminates us to share warmth and light with the world.
Hymn 140, Hail … read more.
Within us all burns the fire of life.
We share this common flame,
symbol of our precious being.
Each flame burns with a unique glow,
signifying our respect for the
inherent worth and dignity of every person.
Reading, Quote & Song
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can … read more.
At the start of the new year, Rev. Joe was interviewed by Cleveland’s Channel 5 News about turmoil within the United Methodist Church (UMC).
At the UMC’s General Conference this summer, the faith community’s leaders voted not to affirm the rights of LGBTQ+ people … read more.
Several of our members joined a global community of protestors, activists, and regular ol’ folks to strike for worldwide action against climate change on September 20th!
Photo Credit – Brian Larson
by Peggy Lagodny and Debbie Kuehm
Earlier this year, as part of the Worship Team, Debbie Kuehm and I were tasked with finding a new chalice for our newly reunited congregation.
We didn’t have a specific type of chalice in mind. But we wanted something that was … read more.
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