Relationships can be said to start with a feeling of compassion for one another, for being able to acknowledge the suffering of others, and to be able to want to reach across whatever divides us to see the world from the perspective of others. By looking at compassion as a spiritual practice, we may bridge … Continued
Rev. Scott Dillard
With all change comes loss. When we become something new, we lose the old. But spiritual growth doesn’t happen without change. How we manage this change and even embrace it is a necessary way forward in becoming as fully present to the divine and to one another than is possible.
On this Mother’s Day, we will look at the love of the Mother not just as a biological relationship but a relationship we might all share with connecting to the divine.
As we live out our daily lives, we encounter difficulties that sometimes seem to stop us in our tracks and, perhaps, render us immobile. What we need is encouragement to move forward, to speak our truth, to stand in our knowingness of what is right for us.
Rev. Dillard will be talking about this passage from Ephesians and how this bit of practical advise might serve us well in difficult times.
When we lose another from this world, we are often at a loss as to how to cope with that loss. By viewing the grieving process as a spiritual journey that teaches us about ourselves and about life, we can learn to handle losing another.
Our dear friend and member, Mike Davis passed away on August 29. Join his friends and family as we celebrate his life. Coordinator: Gayle Wood. Repast after service.
Family and friends will gather on this Sunday to honor our dear friend and member, Carol Johnson, who passed on June 17. Rev. Scott Dillard will officiate. There will be a repast following the service.
We often forget that it isn’t just what we say but how we say things that connect us with each other and community and, ultimately, with that which is divine. This sermon examines our use of voice as a means to connect.
As our world seems to get more and more coarse in its divisions into taking sides on various issues, insisting on being “right” about what we should do and believe, we must learn to practice the art of kindness with one another. The generous heart that might help us see one another as beacons of … Continued