Speaker: Beth Ogilvie

Minister Appreciation Day

It has been 5 years since we asked Rev. Maria Cristina to be our settled minister and she said “¡Sí!”– 5 years of learning and growing, finding our way together through all the complexities of a multicultural shared ministry. Please join us in this service of love and gratitude, celebrating our beloved minister.

No Room for Racism

Our church has a proud legacy of activism from 50 years ago that can inspire us in our work today. Come hear testimonies from elders who were there, who marched and lobbied and conspired and collaborated, who attended countless meetings and marched some more to make the world more just and equitable. We have a … Continue reading No Room for Racism

Making Room

Inspired by the Latin American tradition of Las Posadas, we reflect upon the meaning and practice of radical hospitality. Beth Ogilvie shares a step-by-step process for creating intercultural acceptance, starting from irritation or judgment and moving to mindfulness, then curiosity, then openness and learning, then generosity, ending with grace. https://starrkinguu.podbean.com/mf/play/ga8wt6/2019-12-15_Sermon.mp3

Shared Ministry

Please join Jennifer Koney, President of the Board of Trustees, and Beth Ogilvie from the Committee on Ministry in an exploration of shared ministry and what it means to the Board, the COM, and to each of us as members of this beloved community.

Winter Solstice Evening Service

On winter solstice, the shortest day of the year, join us for a quiet and relaxing evening service. We meditate, sing, and listen to themed readings to celebrate the return of light. Snacks and cider to follow.

The Third Reconstruction – A New Justice Movement to Save the Soul of America

Hear insights and inspiration from the common read for members of the Anti-Racism Multi-Cultural Alliance (ARMCA): The Third Reconstruction, How a Moral Movement is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear by the Rev Dr William J Barber II.  The speakers are Beth Oglivie, Renée Castle, Frank Burton, Rene Castle and Heidi Green. Click here to … Continue reading The Third Reconstruction – A New Justice Movement to Save the Soul of America