In this season following Easter, there is good reason for us to find and claim our joy. Rev. Molly and Rev. Phil share their excitement about finding joy even in troubling times.
On Advent Music Sunday, Minister of Art & Communication Phil Porter begins by imagining the first song that was ever sung. Music is so deeply rooted in the body and is a mystery?how do we know how to use our voices in so many different ways?
Shame, silence and stigma can lead us to believe that we can't be our whole selves and be beloved. When we are in "over our heads" because of grief, pain or trauma, we may not be able to sense God's presence on our own. Yet, faith community can provide a place where our pain can be shared and held.
On Sunday, July 19, 2015, a choir from Poland called Pueri et Puellae Cantores Plocenses performed several pieces during the 10 worship service. The Choir is directed by Anna Bramska and was in the Bay Area to participate in the Golden Gate International Choral Festival, a program of the Piedmont East Bay Children?s Choir.