Rev. Mara Dowdall

Greeting the New Year With Intention

Services at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.  With the help of the Quaker writer Parker Palmer and the poet David Whyte, we’ll explore this month’s spiritual theme of intention.

Radical Hope

In a powerful essay he wrote last November, the novelist Junot Diaz describes “radical hope” – an ability to imagine a future goodness that transcends what we know in the present – as an antidote to our times. We’ll explore this idea, and how we might make it come alive in our individual lives and … Continued

Winter Solstice Service for All Ages

Services at 9 and 11 a.m. This Sunday, we honor the Earth-centered tradition of Winter Solstice, which many in our congregation will observe on December 21–the shortest day, through story, song, and ritual. We will take time to sit in darkness, and honor light’s return. The service is designed for worshipers of all ages!