January 17, 2021 Sunday Service Message: Awakening to the Beauty – Falling in Love with the World

Beautiful Struggle

Long ago, some wise anonymous person said, “never lose an opportunity to see something beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting.”1   In her third talk in a series based on Wendy Farley’s book Beguiled by Beauty: Cultivating a Life of Contemplation and Compassion2, Rev. Joanne asks us to look for and see the beauty in life’s imperfections, not just in art, music, or nature.

December 6, 2020 Sunday Service Message: I Believe in Love: Daring Right Relationship

Open Your Heart to Love

In this second week of Advent, we move from a message of hope last week to a message of love this week.  Again drawing upon the Old Testament Book of Isaiah, Rev. Joanne tells us the story of The Sign of Immanuel.  Coming from Isaiah, Chapter 7, it speaks of the two Jewish kingdoms in their response to a threat from the Assyrians.


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