Speaker: Worship Associate

Sacred Cinema:

Julie Borden, Worship Associate

We will be discussing this months Sacred Cinema movie, Breaking Away. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for 1979, Breaking Away is a coming-of-age story, a sports-underdog tale, and a portrait of class conflict between “town and gown” in a Midwestern college … read more.

The Coming Out Process

In recognition of National Coming Out Day (October 11), Alicia Arballo—a transgender woman who made the decision to medically transition at 62 years old, and has supported numerous LGBTQIA+ students as a public school teacher and counselor—explores the coming out process: understanding grief, finding resilience, and developing positive … read more.

Ethical Eating: “Boosting compassion in your kitchen and on our plates”

Sara Dudik is a clinical music therapist, professional musician and singer/songwriter. Her music therapy career has included mental health services, Alzheimer’s and Dementia programs, early childhood education, adolescent special needs services, and grief support. And she has independently released 3 full length records with her jazz trio, playing … read more.


Gregory Boyd, Nancy Watanabe, Worship Associate

At the intersection of opposing ways of thinking about our most deeply held beliefs is a critical decision point. To continue holding these beliefs, we must either justify them or make ourselves open to change. Gather for a service of … read more.