Small Steps Will Get You Far

This engagement will directly engage those charged with doing the heavy lift of equity in their communities. Their support is critical to the success of racial equity and social justice as a priority goal in congregational culture change. The activities and discussions in this session will facilitate awareness, and deeper

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Mystical Experiences: The Neverending Debate

ending debate about the nature and significance of the altered states of consciousness called mystical experiences. The teacher is an internationally known scholar in philosophy of cognitive science, and author of the university textbooks Understanding Human Minds and Their Limits, and Cognitive Science of Religion and Belief Systems. Leader/Facilitator: David

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“At the Edge” – Rev. Carmen TenEyck-McDowell

We are at the edge of the map, facing uncharted territory.  How do we find spiritual resilience to respond to the disorientation, uncertainty, and anxieties of our times?  The Rev. Carmen TenEyck-McDowell, a chaplain for staff support at Seattle Children’s Hospital, explores faithful responses grounded in brain science and community. Carmen

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Gathering Love – Rev. Deanna Vandiver

In the face of dehumanization, devastation, and death, humans have gathered throughout the centuries to create communities of faith.  Here, together, we practice the art and science of loving each other through the messy, glorious chaos of life.  Invite your beloveds to join you in worship on Sunday as we

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