Speaker: Susan Kaphammer


At nearly two weeks past Valentine’s Day, maybe we can look beyond the superficial commercialization of love to more thoughtfully consider our own paths of love.  We share a birthright of love that can mature to a surprising, demanding, expansive, tough, persistent spiritual calling.  With … read more.

Finding Our Center

Calm and rest may be the first things that come to mind when we talk about “Finding our Center.’ Yet, as our faith reminds us, being a “centered person” requires more if we are to move toward a balance of justice. We have to upset … read more.

The Path of Wonder

Getting lost in the image of a star-filled night, or an endless ocean, or the depths of a child’s eyes may leave us with a sense of wonder that can overwhelm and humble, even make us feel small. Our religion calls us to lean in a … read more.


Change can be a force like a flash flood that unexpectedly, powerfully scours away the familiar, leaving a new landscape. More often, change is the quiet but persistent alterations in our personal worlds and in our souls. Today’s service explores our responsibilities to be change agents … read more.

The Path of Courage

While we honor people of great courage who change the world, today’s service will ask us to recognize and value our own many acts of ordinary courage that help us keep each other going and make our piece of the world better. Susan Kaphammer shares … read more.


In a message drawn from our Soul Matters resources, Susan Kaphammer will help us explore what it means to belong.

Coffee & Conversation: About Books

Christopher Paolini, in his novel Eragon, wrote, “Books are my friends, my companions.  They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.”  What books are your friends?  What have you found to laugh and cry about?  And what meanings for life have you found in books? … read more.

Celebrating Blessings

While acknowledging how easy it is to feel demoralized, daunted and defeated these days, today’s service will remind us of the role of blessings in our lives. It’s not just about widening our view to see the gifts and blessings themselves; it’s about widening our … read more.

Nurturing Beauty

Beauty – in nature, in art, in everyday things, in each other – enriches our lives.  Perhaps beauty is also a part of our world to teach us.  Today’s service suggests that we might approach beauty not by asking, “Do I like it or not?” … read more.