Why do we do what we do? Why do we come to church? What do we hope to learn, or gain, or create? How do you want to stretch, or give, or grow? These are questions Rev. Ellen has been asking herself in anticipation of … read more.
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras
MLK had a dream. A dream of equality and justice. A dream of interconnectedness and harmony. A dream that, in our day of growing income inequality and racial backlash, appears only to be stalled or moving further out of reach. What can we do, in … read more.
Possibility implies opportunity. Living a life of possibility implies choices and options and open doors and ready hope. It sounds good, like the kind of life we want. Yet sometimes, it is only when options are narrowed that previously hidden opportunities are revealed. How might … read more.
In this evening filled with story and song, we touch an ancient mystery: the humble birth of new hope, new love, and new light into the world. Tonight’s services will feature musicians Nonetta Shataksian on piano, Tina Q. Kambil on alto sax, Westminster’s choir singing … read more.
Please join us for this exclusive, one-of a kind, limited-time rendition of The Gift of the Magi, originally by O. Henry, new screenplay by Sarah Quigg. The pageant will star our own singularly-gifted Westminster young people and will be an opportunity for all ages to … read more.
The Christian holiday of Christmas is full of stories of the unbelievable – full of miracles and mystery. To the skeptical among us, it can seem far fetched. Yet our world is full of the unexpected, the unknown, the unresolved. Let us reflect on how … read more.
“If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be Honest Anyway. The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Be Good Anyway. Give your world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give Your Best Anyway.” ~ Mother Teresa. We are … read more.
The spiritual journey is not a once-and-be-done-with-it endeavor. Neither is participating in a congregation. Although there are certain thresholds moments (like “signing the book” to join), the depth and breadth of one’s spiritual journey is not static. What might be possible for you and for … read more.
We most often think of sanctuary as a place – a church, a roof overhead in a downpour, a shelter for wildlife. What if we expand our definition of sanctuary? In today’s all-ages service, Rev. Ellen tells a story from her Transylvanian pilgrimage this summer … read more.