Rev. Lisa Bovee-Kemper, Associate Minister
We are a congregation that cares. Our covenant includes a promise to care for one another, but there are many different ways to accomplish that goal. Where do you fit in the caring work of our community? Click on the title to listen…
Rev. Mark Ward, Lead Minister
On a bright fall morning more than a decade ago, Sam Zurich began the day as he usually does with his radio tuned to NPR. As he was getting breakfast together, his ears pricked up to an item on the news: a couple of jetliners that had left Boston’s airport for the west coast were unaccounted for, and authorities were puzzled as to where they could be. Only minutes later, he heard that apparently one of those planes had smashed into the north tower of New York’s World Trade Center, and within 15 minutes the other plane had plowed into the south tower. Click on the title to read more or to listen to the sermon.
Rev. Mark Ward, Lead Minister– Thin January sunlight filtered through leafless trees as about a half dozen people gathered a little self-consciously along a sidewalk in the hills of Berkeley, California. Facing them, along the doorway of a small, squat building that is Starr King School for the Ministry, were about 30 others, standing in
MEDITATION– Sometimes we need to take a step away to see something we care about more clearly, to size it up in the larger context of our lives. So, today we gather in different space with a big screen, stage and theater seating, but none of this changes who we are: people who join as