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Rev. Andrew Groves

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Rev. Kylie Renner

Rev. Andrew Groves

Rev. Kylie Renner

You, like many of us, may have been listening to the news recently, and are in need of a return to centeredness and peace, not just for ourselves, but for the world. This return to peace is vital and we all have a role to play as we make peace into a first principle in our lives.

Join us on Sunday as we bring peace first.

With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

"The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness, with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize that at the center of the universe dwells Wakan-Tanka, and that this center is really everywhere, it is within each of us. This is the real peace, and the others are but reflections of this. The second peace is that which is made between two individuals, and the third is that which is made between two nations. But above all you should understand that there can never be peace between nations until there is known that true peace, which, as I have often said, is within the souls of men." - Black Elk

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Rev. Andrew Groves

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” — Henry David Thoreau

We went to see Air Supply in concert last week, and it was pretty awesome.

This is a group that I totally dismissed when I was in middle school because every song was an over-the-top candy-coated ballad, the epitome of schmaltz. And yet, last week I sat there in my sixth-row seat singing along with every single hit for an hour and a half. For 42 years, this power-pop duo has been belting out soaring anthems of unabashed love, and they still fly right through the roof!

Losing our composure, losing our embarrassment, losing our inhibitions and restraint, losing our cynicism, even losing our way — in the final analysis, love’s probably a great thing to get lost in. There’s nothing wrong with the big feelz my friends!

I can’t wait to see you for our service of song & celebration this Saturday at 6:00. Join us at 5:30 for wine, community, and cheer. XO, Drew

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Rev. Masando Hiraoka

Dorothee Soelle, a poet, feminist, liberation theologian, coined the term “revolutionary patience” that speaks to the way in which we, as faith communities, can hold a particularly powerful and important role in the world of justice and equity for all. It asks us to hold both the sense of urgency that arises when we recognize the challenges our world faces, alongside a sense of resilience that allows us to meet any setbacks we may face with hope and faith and knowledge of the eternal. “Revolutionary patience refuses to despair even in near-apocalyptic contexts."

I will be attending a mass meeting with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber the evening before the talk, and will undoubtedly bring some of what I learned to my talk on Wednesday! If you want to join and attend the event, check it out at https://poorpeoplescampaign.org/upcoming-events/

Service starts at 6:30, Happy Hour starts at 6!

See you Soon,
Masando

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Rev. Andrew Groves

9:15 and 11:00 am
Childcare available at all services
Youth program at 11:00 am service
Intelligent spiritual community for all of us!

Rev. Andrew Groves

Sunday September 17, 9:15 & 11:00 am

Rev. Andrew Groves

Carrie Newcomers’s beautiful song “Lean in Towards the Light” has been on my mind recently. Her lyrics, "The shadows of this world will say, There's no hope why try anyway? But every kindness large or slight, Shifts the balance toward the light,” have been reminding me of the power of kindness to shift the balance in large and slight ways.

Join us on Sunday as we shift the balance toward the light. And stick around after second service to hear more about the New Mexico Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice and ask questions about becoming a Sanctuary Community.

With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

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Rev. Andrew Groves

Throughout this seemingly never-ending home remodel that I’m involved in, I’ve thought several times that I should have taken “before and after” pictures, because some of the transformations have been pretty remarkable. But rarely am I inclined to take a “before” shot — I don’t even think of it because I don’t like the before; I’m ashamed of the before; that’s why I’m working so hard to turn it into an after!

It occurs to me that I probably pull similar attitudes on myself regarding my personal growth — not liking the “before,” hyper-aware of everything that needs fixing and changing in my life and the world, failing to recognize that every “after” has needed all its “befores” to become what it is ultimately to be.

And the thing is: the ultimate “after” of everything is always present as potential. And potential is boundless — limitless possibility. This moment in time, all that we are, all that the world is, contains the Infinite. Right now contains Ever-After.

I can’t wait to see you Saturday for our service of song & celebration at 6:00 pm. Join us at 5:30 for wine & snacks. XOX, Rev. Drew

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