November 12, 2018
Last night at BSM, Rev. Laura Colee led us in meditating on Luke 12:13-21. We are challenged to actively resist the want for bigger and better in a consumer-driven society. We can find deep peace in enough! Listen to the sermon here. The faith community offered these..
November 5, 2018
In celebration of All Saints Day, Rev. Laura Colee led us in meditating on Isaiah 43:1-17. This day serves as a time to remember the many saints that make up the universal Church. We not only remember the people who have passed away, but also..
November 1, 2018
The National Fund for Sacred Places has selected 13 congregations from a field of 178 applicants to participate in a national historic preservation grant-making program. Entrance into the cohort gives congregations access to hundreds of thousands of dollars to restore some of America’s most significant..
November 1, 2018
October 29, 2018
Last night at BSM, Rev. Carla Jones Brown led us in meditating on Mark 10:46-51 where Jesus heals the blind man Bartimaeus; revealing how God is a healer! Listen to the sermon here. The faith community offered these prayers to God: Please pray that my family stays..
October 22, 2018
Last night at BSM, Rachel Johnson led us in meditating on Genesis 16:1-14. God finds us when we are told or believe that we are the least loveable or loved, but God sees us (differently than the world does, and differently than we see ourselves), cares..
October 15, 2018
Last night at BSM, Rev. Laura Colee led us in a meditation on Revelation 21:1-6a where God is identified as the Alpha and Omega--with us along the messy journey, making all things new, and transforming our lives in the process! The faith community offered these..
October 9, 2018
Last night at BSM, Rev. Laura Colee led us in meditating on John 6:28-35 where Jesus named himself "the Bread of Life"--the One who nourishes us. We receive holy food and drink so we may keep on keeping on; sharing that nourishment with all whom..
October 1, 2018
Last night at BSM, Rev. Emily McGinley led us in meditating on Acts 15:1-21 where a map guided the early church, and guides us today! Scripture, tradition, reason, and experience – in conversation with one another – help us to lead more faithful lives. These..
September 24, 2018
Last night at BSM, Allen Rascoe led us in meditating on Matthew 1:18-24 where Christmas came early! Yet, it is never too early for Emmanuel. God is with us through all the ups and downs of life; changing us from squishy caterpillars to beautiful butterflies!..
We thought we would change the world. Turns out we can change the neighborhood, which isn’t too bad.