Where Do We Grow from Here?

We continue to be tasked with building the Beloved Community the great Dr. King envisioned: a society based on justice and love. A major part of this is dismantling white supremacy culture. But what do we actually mean when we say this? And, what can this look like on a daily basis?

This Land is Your Land?

Let’s explore the rights, dreams and worldviews of indigenous peoples in Orange County: the Acjachemen and Tongva. Jacque Nunez, an educator/storyteller from the Acjachamen Nation, will be with us. “The Acjachemen (A-ha-che-men) Nation,” the Education Department of Mission San Juan Capistrano tells us, “lived prosperously for more than 10,000 years on the coastlands of Orange…

Fire Communion

Another year is coming to an end. All endings are beginnings. This service is an opportunity to say goodbye and let go of what no longer fits us. And, an opportunity to set an intention and say a prayer for the future. We will have a fire ritual.

Las Posadas

What if you have no place to lay your head? Las Posadas is a tradition chiefly celebrated in Latin America, Mexico and the United States and generally last for nine days. It recounts the Christian story where Mary and Joseph look for a place to sleep, but are constantly rebuffed. Who might Mary and Joseph…

Blue Holidays

Thanksgiving is behind us, and Christmas – as well as many other holidays from lots of different cultures – is coming. For many, this truly is their favorite time of the year. For others, this is a dreaded time. And some of us find ourselves right in the middle, aware of the joy and the…