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  • Ordinary Stories: Sacred Stories, Luke 8:26-39, by Keith Menhinick


    The story of the man from Gerasene living in the tombs and the legion of demons feels like a summer campfire ghost tale. Jesus and the disciples tie their boats on the shore as a low fog stretches out onto the hillside. Suddenly the eerie early morning sil More Info

  • Congregational Resources after the Orlando Shooting


    May they rest in peace. May we never rest until there is peace. More Info

  • Practicing Congregation: Church as a Marketplace of Ideas, by Tim Moore


    When the Berlin Wall fell my wife and I traveled to Eastern Europe to see it before it became overwhelmed by Western capitalism. One of the memorable images during that trip was the old East German car, the Trabant. I was enjoying driving on the German Aut More Info

  • Voices: Remembrance: A High and Holy Calling, by Leah Knox


    My partner and I recently spent a long weekend in our nation’s capital. We visited a number of (free!) museums. Our final museum, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, left a lasting impression on us both—as I would wager, it does for all its visito More Info

  • Ordinary Stories: A Spiritual Sojourner, by Tessa McBrayer


    We often met in the early evening, rose-gold light streaming into the sanctuary. Through the window, I saw the pale yellow and plum red of perennials in the garden. Bright green lettuce leaves rested in a bowl in the kitchen, each picked carefully b More Info

  • Ordinary Stories


    ​Ordinary stories are often the ones we don’t get to tell. More Info