As we celebrate Martin Luther King Day, we are mindful of how his message continues to inspire us and guide the new generations. Multi-generational service.… Read the rest
Speaker: Rev. María Cristina Vlassidis Burgoa
We often think about meditation, religious rituals, or pilgrimages as spiritual practices. Yet the journey of parenting also offers us opportunities to grow spiritually as we embrace change every day. In addition to Rev. Maria Cristina, you will hear testimonials from Xiomara Tapia, Bethany Salway, Mary Lou Schuler, Michelle Lovett-Fink, and Amy Pete & Inés Thiebaut.… Read the rest
We’ll reflect on the meaning of the Epiphany and those unexpected “Aha!” moments that might change the course of our spiritual journeys With impending change, come both fear and child-like wonder. Let us ponder the magical experience of following your star!… Read the rest
A delightful service featuring the story of the nativity and our favorite Christmas carols. … Read the rest
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.
We begin with the healing sounds of the drums, led by our friend Phil Didlake, founder of Rhythmic Innovations: “We believe that music should not only be reserved for performance, competition, or passive entertainment. Our mission is to expand the possibilities of music to enrich personal wellness, to better understand the people around us, and to build community through drumming and in-the-moment music making.” Join us for an interactive and lively service!… Read the rest
Rev. Maria Cristina talks about her visit there with Terri earlier in the week. Terri Owen shares her stories about volunteering at South Hayward Parish Food Bank for many years.… Read the rest
From stone soup and cracked diamonds, the potential for creating “We” culture is abundant here at Starr King Church.… Read the rest
Commemorating the Days of the Dead with our annual Community Altar. Please bring photos and mementos of your loved ones.
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