Speaker: Rev. Matthew McHale
Over 55 years ago, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke of his dream for a racially just society. In the years since, we have seen inspiring progress and heartbreaking setbacks in the movement toward that dream, and recent events have shown us how far … read more.
Faced with others’ suffering, many of us are inclined to try and help or fix. But oftentimes, there is not a problem that can be easily solved, if at all; the suffering caused by this pandemic being an obvious example. This Sunday, we explore how … read more.
The threshold of a new year is a time to reflect on the joys and sorrows, the changes and transitions, the ups and downs of the year coming to an end. It is also a time to consider our hopes and intentions for the coming … read more.
Join us for our traditional candlelight Christmas eve service. Don’t forget to bring a candle to continue the Silent Night candle lighting tradition from the comfort of your home.
At a time when so many of us are struggling, acts of kindness, large or small, help brighten the day of the giver and the recipient. They can spread like ripples in a pond, having impacts beyond our imagination.
Special Music: “Hallelujah” by MaMuse
Linda Fitzgerald, … read more.
Sharing a bread communion together is a long-standing tradition at Emerson. As with so many things, our bread communion will be different this year. Whether it’s homemade or from the store, sourdough, cornbread, whole wheat, zucchini bread, or gluten-free, you are invited to bring some bread with … read more.
German theologian Meister Eckhart wrote, “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” During these difficult times, let us find a sense of gratitude for what we have.
Choral Anthem: “Look at the World” by John Rutter
David Early, Worship Associate
Linda Fitzgerald, Worship Associate
The struggle for justice is about so much more than one election, or even electoral politics. After the campaigns have ended, the polls have closed, and votes have been counted, how can we continue to help bring about the changes necessary for … read more.
Todd Covert, Worship Associate
This has been a year defined by grief and loss: Loss of members of the Emerson community, loss of connections, loss of jobs, loss of security. This morning we honor our grief and seek out the beauty, strength and healing that can … read more.