For the annual end-of-year Fire Communion service, Gretchen reflects on the story of two monks crossing a river.
"[Mystery] empowers us to follow the call that seems to beckon from the horizon of our possibilities, but really comes from the inner core of our souls." -David A. Cooper
"Fear closes us. Remaining open to what is unknown is necessary for change and for building community in difference. " Dr. Alison Downie
Rev. Sean's homily on Music Sunday.
"Hope is a vigorous choice, to see what is wrong and what needs healing, and also to keep our hearts and our imaginations and our energy oriented towards what we want to build, what we want to create, what we’re walking towards." - Krista Tippett
"May we know the hope that is not just for someday but for this day...hope not made of wishes but of substance, hope made of sinew and muscle and bone, hope that has breath and a beating heart, hope that knows how to sing...." - Jan Richardson