A New Rising Fire

Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 10 AM

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Lori Mirkin-McGee.

It is the time of Imbolc, the Pagan festival that celebrates the growing light and the promise of the earth awakening once again. It is also the festival of Brigid, the Celtic goddess of fire, spring, healing, and poetry. As we celebrate Brigid and Imbolc with stories, songs, and rituals, we will invite Brigid’s fir…

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Welcome to the Imaginarium

Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 10:00 AM

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Heidi Emhoff-Wood.

An imaginarium is a place devoted to the imagination. It is a place where we can bring our dreams and hopes for a better world and create ways to make these dreams and hopes real. Together during this service we will create an imaginarium and put our imaginations to work to envision not only who we will be as indi…

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Re-imagining the Dream

Sunday, January 17, 2020 10:00 AM

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Colleen Thoele.

In his “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. expressed his dream that one day people would not be judged on the color of their skin but on their character and that the equality expressed in the Declaration of Independence would become a reality. During this service we will remember Dr….

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To See the World in a Grain of Sand

Sunday, January 10, 2021

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Diana Van Winkle.

William Blake wrote: “to see the world in a grain of sand…” I recently discovered the concept of fractals, infinite repeating patterns all tied together in a vast web beyond our comprehension, and how nature is made of fractals. Using our imaginations, visual images, readings, and songs, we will learn about fractals, our Seven…

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Letting All Lights Shine

Sunday, January 3, 2021

A virtual service led by Kathy Kerns and Worship Associate Randy Bish.

It feels at times like we are living in a culture of critique.  While feedback from others can help us grow, it can also wear on our souls and even keep us from expressing ourselves.  As we embark on a new year, how can we help create a culture that allows everyone’s light to shine?

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The Space Between

Sunday, December 27, 2020

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Heidi Shaffer.

Kate R. Walker writes: “In between, liminal, that space where we wait. To stand on the threshold, waiting for something to end, and something new to arrive, a pause in the rumble of time.” As we find ourselves in the space between, waiting for the old year to end and the new year to arrive, with its promise and possibilities, we…

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On This Shining Night

Thursday, December 24, 2020 7:30 PM

A virtual Christmas Eve service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associates Kathy Kerns and Heidi Emhoff-Wood.

There is a poem by James Agee that says: “Sure on this shining night of star made shadows round, kindness must watch for me…I weep for wonder” As we welcome Christmas once again, we will tell stories and sing songs about the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Together we’ll reflect on th…

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Come to the Stable

Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 10 AM

A virtual service led by Director of Religious Education Colleen Thoele and Sandy Eaglen.

Who will come to Bethlehem on Christmas morn to kneel before the newborn baby king? One small fish from the river with scales of red, red gold.   One wild bee from the heather.  One gray lamb from the field.  One ox from the high pasture.  One black bull from the herd.  One goatling from …

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Find the Stillness

Sunday, December 13, 2020

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Diana Van Winkle.

Our Soul Matters theme for December is “Stillness”. The hymn “Find a Stillness (#352 in Singing the Living Tradition) promises that if we seek and let the stillness carry us, we will find true harmony. As winter approaches and the earth settles in for a time of stillness and rest, we are invited to seek out stillness so that …

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The Gift of Stillness

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Camille Pavlicek-Fauser.

What if the gift we most need this year is time for stillness? A time to reflect, a time to remember, a time to grieve the year’s losses, a time to simply sit and be and let go of the busyness of this season. This special Vespers service at 7 pm will be a meditative service that will provide space for grief, for refl…

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Sunday Mornings

Sunday morning service is currently being streamed online at 10 AM via Zoom!

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Sunday morning is the time that we all gather together to be in community as a whole. Along with the Worship Service, we offer a variety of programming for all ages. At least once each month, children are invited into the Sanctuary for an intergenerational service.

Example Worship Service: Apple Ceremony 2018. Reverend Steven Protzman at the front of the church, delivering a sermon.

Worship Services

Our services may be led by our minister, a visiting minister, or a lay member or guest of the congregation. Come dressed as you’re comfortable; you will find people dressed in both business casual and casual clothes. Please see our Children’s Religious Education page regarding how our children participate in services.

Upcoming Services

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Social Hour

Please join us for coffee and other light refreshments downstairs in Fessenden Hall between services (around 10:45 am). We always have an activity such as drawing available for children.  In the summer, social hour will follow our one service (around 11 am).

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