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Rev. Kylie Renner

Pema Chödrön’s line, “You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather,” has been a great teacher of mine recently. The weather certainly has been doing interesting things, and I have been more powerfully called to remember that I am the sky.

Join us on Sunday as we explore impermanence, change, and the wisdom in the weather.

With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

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Rev. Andrew Groves

“One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” — Paulo Coelho

Beyond all our reasons, excuses, and justifications lives our power, freedom, and responsibility to actually BE cause. Why? BECAUSE. Because I choose, because I care, because I love.

I can’t wait to see you Saturday at 6:00, with music by my gorgeous friends Patty Stephens and Karl Richardson. Join us at 5:30 for wine & snacks. XO, Drew

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Rev. Kylie Renner

"Only those who have tried to breathe under water know how important breathing really is, and will never take it for granted again.” - Richard Rohr

This statement resonated deeply with me, as my heart reacted to the events in the Houston area and in India, Nepal, and Bagladesh this week. I realized that each of us have, in our own way, “tried to breathe under water,” and have, by surviving, come to value breath in ways only we can. These experiences can make us feel broken and less than, or they can make us realize how much love and compassion we have developed, and how powerful it is to remember what is real and important.

Join us on Sunday as we explore how not to take for granted what is really important, and how to support each other in finding our breath, especially when we feel like we are underwater.

With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

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Rev. Andrew Groves

Rev. Masando Hiraoka

Polarity seems to be rising all around these days. I’ve found myself witnessing and being a part of a lot of "us and them" conversations, feeling this urge to take a side or demonize those who fall into another camp. When we set up our world in this dichotomous way, the only outcome is increasing division and divisiveness among us.

There is another option: Instead of two sides, instead of opposites, instead of polarities, we can create a space where more can happen. More understanding, more listening, more compassion, more connection. We don’t have to agree on everything, but we can always create something more and it is in this space, where two or more are gathered, that we find the presence of the Divine that lives within us all.

We’ll explore this more for Wednesday Night Service at 6:30, and come join us for social time and Happy Hour at 6.

Always More,
Masando

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Rev. Kylie Renner

So much of what we spend our time with is talking about what isn’t working, but what if we instead put our attention on building the new thing that will work. This is where my attention has been drawn, and I invite you to join us as we focus on building up what we want to create instead of tearing down what we don’t like.

With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

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Rev. Andrew Groves

I’ve been thinking about the word CAREFUL. It’s pretty clear that, literally, the word means “full of care.” But in practical usage, often it tends to be more like a warning to to beware, to be cautious, to not get too close — which sounds to me a lot like the antithesis of care.

Likewise, the word CAREFREE means “free of care,” and implies a buoyant and happy spirit. But I’d like to suggest that true freedom, ultimately, is available not in having less to care about, but actually through the experience of caring more and more deeply for each other.

I want to turn these words back on their heads. I reclaim CARE-FULLNESS as something that invites joyous abandon and hearty empathy. I reclaim CARE-FREEDOM as the grace and ease and liberty that happens when we allow ourselves to love without inhibition.

I can’t wait to see you this Saturday for our celebration service at 6:00! Please join us at 5:30 for wine & snacks. XO, Rev. Drew

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Rev. Masando Hiraoka

Sometimes, hearing the phrase “Just be yourself” can be confusing and confronting. I often react with the question, “How am I not myself?” And it’s that question that really helps me distill how I am showing up in the world, how I might be falling into behaviors that are motivated by pleasing or gaining the approval of others, and how I might let some of those behaviors go so that an authentic and integrous self can more brightly shine through.

We’ll see you and your beautiful selves on Wednesday Night! Service starts at 6:30, happy hour starts at 6:00.

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Rev. Andrew Groves

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