Ancient Values for a Kinder World

The ancient Hebrew people developed powerful values in order to preserve community in the midst of chaos. If re-examined  and re-defined, these values could become powerful guides to healing our fractured national and local communities. A graduate of Union Theological Seminary in New York City and a retired United Church of Christ clergywoman, Rev. Schultz spent […]

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Holons and the Search for the Holy

This sermon will use the writings of Ken Wilbur and Paul Smith to look at the state of religion in America today and to give us some helpful clues on how to understand and relate constructively, rather than just dismissively, to positions with which we do not agree. A graduate of Union Theological Seminary in […]

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Belief: Our Dangerous Dilemma

“Belief” seems to be at the root of many of the ills of our society today as people use their “beliefs” to justify all sorts of damaging and unproductive behavior.  This talk will look at the nature of belief and explore some of the distortions which have arisen over the last century.  We will then […]

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There is a lot of baggage attached to the name “God” which leads many to forgo the idea altogether.   Can we let go of that name and still be able to talk about the ineffable?  How do we name it in order to leave open a sense of “the more”? A graduate of Union Theological […]

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